Chapter 4. Locking Down Windows Networking

This chapter provides an overview of how Microsoft networking works and how Microsoft has implemented TCP/IP and its other Internet technologies. You see how these components interact and affect your security when you’re surfing the Internet. This chapter provides insight into the security holes created by Microsoft networking and shows you steps that you can take to make things a bit safer.

You also get an overview of the differences between surfing the World Wide Web with Windows 95, 98, and Me and surfing with Windows 2000 or XP. This material provides you with information regarding the importance of the Windows file systems and explains how choosing the right file system can help make your system more ...

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