Articles tagged: firewall

A Router's Role

Your Router’s Two IP Addresses

Every router has at least two IP addresses. It’s a characteristic of how routers do their jobs.

Internet Safety: 7 Steps to Keeping Your Computer Safe on the Internet

Internet Safety: 7 Steps to Keeping Your Computer Safe on the Internet

Internet safety is difficult, yet critical. Here are seven key steps to keep your computer safe on the internet.

Shielded Router

Do I Need a Firewall, and If So, What Kind?

A firewall is a critical component of keeping your machine safe on the internet. There are two basic types, but which is right for you?

Malware Words

Can I Run More than One Anti-malware Program or Firewall? Should I?

It’s tempting to think more is better when it comes to anti-spyware and anti-virus software and firewalls. In reality too many can cause trouble.

Firewall

If My Anti-virus is Working Properly, Do I Still Need a Firewall?

There is no such thing as perfect anti-virus software, so it’s wise to have another line of defense when online.

Connection through a VPN

Does a VPN give me complete security?

A VPN service can offer a certain amount of security, but it ‘s dangerous to think it’s doing things for which it is not designed.

Hacker in the night

How Do I Keep My Computer from Being Hacked at Night?

Hacking attempts happen all day long. You really need to protect yourself 24/7. Fortunately, there are several steps that you can take to stay safe.