Week10-70-620_Lesson08-Configuring_Vista_Security

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NOTE: The materials in this set of slides comes from chapter 8 and chapter 9 in the book Stat is probably incorrect or very old Important fact is you should use antivirus software and anti spyware software Windows Messenger Service No longer available in Vista Was in XP This is NOT Instant Messaging our email up as TEXT only. u read documents as HTML it is reading scripts and can have problems into it ER – click on any link ad copy it and put it into your browser so you can see where it is really going to vered in Lab s common sense to have a hard password and one that renews frequently. nk of this from the business viewpoint and not as a home computer user This slide talks about where in the book security is covered You will do this in the lab so we won’t go into detail here Yellow if you have other security being used s often spyware sends stuff out to other servers of a confidential nature about your system You can configure the options for the firewall ecurity select -- Allow a Program Through Windows Firewall th MMC you can add advanced snap-ins n’t do it on the instructor machine it has been disabled on to tell it your profile for public and private profiles a Domain you have less control what updates are available se options on whether to ask first before installing or checking May not be the strongest ook at what software is running at start up or currently running. cide if this is useful software running Things you can control Page Week10 - Configuring Vista Security Slide 1 Slide 2 Slide 3 Slide 4 Much of the first part will be covered by student presentations 8b8ba52803775bd4896094509ea26b47e41a2b02 – REV: 15:12:55
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8b8ba52803775bd4896094509ea26b47e41a2b02 – REV: 15:12:55
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Slide 5 Malware Essentially malware is any software that is designed to do harm to your system. Virus A software program that is capable of reproducing itself. It is usually capable of causing great harm to files that are on the same computer as the virus. It can be transmitted between computers via networks, especially the Internet, or removable Storage Devices such as CDs, USB drives, floppy disks etc. Spyware Spyware is usually software that stays quietly in the background and attaches itself to your operating system. They are designed to - track your habits on the Internet, - annoy you with unwanted ads - or generate traffic for their host web site NOTE: Spyware and viruses are different. Generally speaking spyware isn’t designed to damage your computer. How do you get it? Spyware usually ends up on your computer because you did something like clicking on a pop-up window, installing some software or agreeing to add some extra functionality to your web browser Trojan horses These operate similar to a Trojan horse from Greek mythology. Worms
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This note was uploaded on 05/17/2010 for the course CTY ios110 taught by Professor Tarr during the Spring '10 term at Seneca.

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