Fat Pipe Woes

from the gremlins-in-the-ether dept

NY Times has a cautionary tale of inadequate security on dedicated internet connections (DSL/Cable Modems). Pretty harsh story, if it is true; imagine watching your hard drive slip away file by file as a hacker nails you. Thank goodness for gateway/proxy servers.

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