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This is a sub-selection from same here port 67 open


Pine

@uswest.net
reply to fatman0z11

Re: same here port 67 open

Yes, leaving a any port open matters. Most often hackers use compuers in large distributed attacks. So while it may not hurt you directly, by leaving a port open you're allowing hackers to attack major internet throroughfares.
Of more concern to you, hackers can use another computer as a bounce box making illegal activities seem to originate from you.
Thirdly, if a hacker decides to do so, they can waste your diskspace, cpu power, and bandwidth by installing a P2P server for instance.

Don't bother using linux if you don't already know it, instead try something like Sygate (Which is free and EASY) at »download.com.com/3000-2092-10184···lst-0-5/

This is a sub-selection from same here port 67 open