In the 1983 movie WarGames, teen hacker Matthew Broderick accessed NORAD headquarters through dial-up, guessed the password to the W.O.P.R. supercomputer, and nearly destroyed the world in a game of thermonuclear war. Armageddon in three steps? Now that's ease of use! Not very secure, though. Between Windows XP SP2, the pre-installed Symantec security bundle, and a Cisco VPN client, I have three firewalls on my home computer and I don't know if that is a good thing or a bad thing. One of my firewalls likes to ask me if I want to allow .exes I've never heard of…
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