Firewalls and worms

Monday, 30 May 2005, 1:39 PM EST

Some of the activity that worms/viruses can cause may not be caught by anti-virus software. Having a firewall that is up to date is just as important as having the latest scanning engine and anti-virus signatures for your anti-virus software. A firewall and anti-virus software are just two of the tools that you can use to fight worms/viruses and lessen the chance that you will receive damage from them.

By Ron Nutter at NW.

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