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hamnchz Apr 16, 2001 11:46 AM
OS9/DSL security
With regards to OS 9.0.4, what are my security risks with DSL and a static IP address?
Do I really need firewall software? Does IPNet Sentry work?
Can any of you point me to resources to learn more about Mac security, I have been unable to find anything comprehensive?

Allah Apr 16, 2001 08:56 PM

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enduser Apr 16, 2001 10:28 PM
Keep your file/print sharing off. If it must be on then get a firewall.

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hamnchz Apr 16, 2001 11:04 PM
thank you both.
If anyone else has something to add, please do, I will keep checking this and other threads.
Thanks macnn.

[This message has been edited by hamnchz (edited 04-16-2001).]
Agent69 Apr 17, 2001 10:23 PM
From what I've seen in reports comparing the secure of operating systems, the classic MacOS is one of the best. Just be sure to turn off file sharing.

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