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Configuring ZoneAlarm Securely

Security Focus is a website dealing with computer security issues and home of the Bugtraq Maillist. Since you are on the internet a firewall is a good idea. Zone Alarm is a good product for home use. This is a good article on configuring it.

ZoneAlarm is a security software operating as personal firewall published by ZoneLabs (www.zonelabs.com). The software works by creating a "wall" (or more exactly, a firewall) between your network connection and your operating system, filtering all traffic flow between these two components of your system accordingly to a set of rules that you have pre-defined.

Configuring ZoneAlarm Securely
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Source: Security Focus

Your Rights Offline

The movie moguls are at it again. This is their latest attempt to control your private property, this time your VCR.

Hollywood Wants to Plug the "Analog Hole"
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Source: Electronic Frontier Foundation

Searching for Intellegence on the Web
"People tend to hold overly favorable views of their abilities in many social and intellectual domains. The authors suggest that this overestimation occurs, in part, because people who are unskilled in these domains suffer a dual burden: Not only do these people reach erroneous conclusions and make unfortunate choices, but their incompetence robs them of the metacognitive ability to realize it."

Unskilled and Unaware of It: How Difficulties in Recognizing One's Own Incompetence Lead to Inflated Self-Assessments
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Source: Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
Hattip: Glenn Fleishman

p i x e l v i e w

Eric Brooks
Eric Brooks is one of those folks that polarize people. You like him or loathe him. Middle ground is probably not an area you would find him. Disaster is his middle name.
If an asteroid were to hit the earth, it would hit Eric Brooks' House.
It wouldn't stop him or slow him down.

p i x e l v i e w - Eric Brooks
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