Blocking Unwanted Parasites with a HOSTS File

Sure, you could use an enterprise grade application layer inspection firewall like an ISA or TMG firewall, but if you just want to protect your computer, or a couple of computers, then check out the power of the HOSTS file and how it can protect you from nasty things out there on the Internet.

http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm

HTH,

Tom

Thomas W Shinder, M.D., MCSE
Sr. Consultant / Technical Writer

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PROWESS CONSULTING | Microsoft Forefront Security Specialist
Email: [email protected]
MVP – Forefront Edge Security (ISA/TMG/IAG)

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