Re: port-scanning. advise?
Bradley M Alexander wrote:
> Fortunately, that is the vast minority of the hacker community. But the
> true professionals are probably not gunning for your home machine.
> Ordinarily they are the ones that are doing industrial espionage,
> intelligence etc. Not hacking home machines. However, securing your
> machines and staying aware is still the best advice.
Just because you machine dosen't have specific data that is of interest
to a profesional, don't assume he dosen't care about breaking into it.
can still be used as a base of operations for scanning, and attacking.
Also it may be that your home machine has a VPN to work, and as such is
a conduit into your work.
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