For the last couple of years i have always used the same ftp client and since i don’t use it often i never thought about switching. It wasn’t until a friend of mine got a hold of me the other night and wanted to know what a good ftp program was and where to get it.
This article is about a program i picked up a while ago on Sourceforge what it does is delete files from your hard drive. At this point in time you may be scratching your head thinking “I thought the windows trash can did that?” and it does do that but not in the way you think.
Ever turn your windows XP machine on and the thing refuses to boot or you see all kinds of errors when you boot up and your machine just hangs and won’t load? If your shaking your head yes to this then this is the program for you. Before i get into this a disclaimer don’t even attempt to use this software if you don’t know how to use it. It can make things worse for you if you hop into it and don’t have a clue what your doing.
In this article i want to cover the windows firewall that comes with XP. My advice to you is if your using it to get something better because it has one major flaw. The flaw in it is it has no out bound detection. What i mean by this is anything trying to communicate from your computer onto the Internet goes right on through the firewall no questions ask.
How many of you can hit Ctrl Alt Del and know what everything is doing that you see in the process list? Probably not many people can do this or even care to and thats why people get infected with trojan and virus’s and the like. The less you know about what your machine is doing in terms or what its running the less secure you will be.
How many of you out there have personal information on your computer about you or your family? How many more of you keep all your financial information on your machine? I got a feeling a lot of you answered yes to both of those. The problem with leaving stuff like this on your machine is its wide open for a “hacker” to come along and grab all that information off your computer and most of the time you wont even know its happening.