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nwrickert
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join:2004-09-04
Geneva, IL
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·AT&T U-Verse
reply to signmeuptoo

Re: Taveling with laptop for the first time, what to watch out f

Make sure that you are running a software firewall. The XP firewall is probably good enough.

If you see any certificate warnings while browsing, then just skip those sites. Don't take the risk of bypassing the warning.
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AT&T Uverse; Zyxel NBG334W router (behind the 2wire gateway); openSuSE 11.3; firefox 3.6.13


Krisnatharok
Caveat Emptor
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Earth Orbit
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I was on extended business last year (two months in a hotel) and thought I was safe just turning off my wifi while at the office.

Well, one morning I forgot and came back to the room to find my laptop's firewall, restore points, and AV disabled. I wiped and restored and started using a VPN:

»www.witopia.net/welcome.php
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Will WWIII start today?