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#212820 - 02/18/14 07:24 AM Find out just how vulnerable your computer is  
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Here is a link to a thing that allows you to see how hackers might be able to get into your intranet at home.

[color:#000099][b]SheildsUp[/b][/color]

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#212825 - 02/18/14 07:00 PM Re: Find out just how vulnerable your computer is [Re: Trumpy]  
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Yup Steve Gibson has quite a few security tools on GRC.
I let them look me over about once a month.,


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#212827 - 02/18/14 08:24 PM Re: Find out just how vulnerable your computer is [Re: Trumpy]  
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Thanks Trumpy. Time permitting I will read all of it.


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#212830 - 02/18/14 11:13 PM Re: Find out just how vulnerable your computer is [Re: Trumpy]  
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Shields up will probe all the ports on your computer and see what you are exposing to the internet. It is basically a function of the firewall. An XP system (and beyond) set to the default should be invisible.
If you poke around there it can test other things.


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