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*Protecting yourself with a  Firewall*

What is a  firewall?

A Firewall prevents that hackers, computer viruses and other dangerous programs can access your computer via the internet.

 A firewall must, like every protection software, be updated at regular times, this to provide more information about newer threats.

Firewall programs are more difficult to work with then anti virus programs. Because you need to setup exceptions for certain situations/connections.

 There are a few programs that does this automatically for you, there is a small risk that malware will also be installed during the updates.

Where can I find a Firewall Program?

ZoneAlarm from Zonelabs is a well known program and is also userfriendly.

You can download this for free from this location :

The use of ZoneAlarm as a private user, with updates is free.