A proxy server is designed to mediate between a workstation and a worldwide network.
The proxy computer passes user requests through itself and then returns the results received from Inetrnet. This is a kind of “trustee”, contributing to the simultaneous access of all machines on the local network to the Internet. At the same time, the administrator setting up the grid is relieved of the need to assign an IP address to each individual point, build a complex routing scheme, and contact the provider for an additional (usually paid) service.
In addition to unnecessary troubles and unjustified high cost with methods that, fortunately, are already a thing of the past, the level of data security in LAN is lost, making each computer a potential target for virus attacks and hacker hacks. In addition, due to the lack of centralized management, the administrator will have to worry about the control of each individual station. And, by the way, with the second method of setting the LAN access to the Internet, you also need an additional program to the main computer, which will route packets, but, unlike proxies, transmitting real IP-clients of clients. Continue reading
When comparing the degree of protection of client programs of Yandex.Money and Webmoney payment systems, it turned out that the latter offers more reliable means of protecting client data. However, in addition to this, both systems offer their customers online payment methods.
Since many users in modern conditions rely on network applications, this type of payment is becoming increasingly popular. It does not require software installation on a home computer, can work with any operating system and does not bind the user to a separate workstation.
Webmoney keeper light
The classic client of the Webmoney payment system has serious protection against unauthorized access and disposal of client funds. Let’s find out what degree of protection the network version of this application offers – Webmoney Keeper Light. The entire protection system of Webmoney Keeper Light is based on the use of personal certificates that are stored in a special browser repository. In the process of registration, the user receives the appropriate certificate necessary to gain access to their funds and conduct operations. Continue reading
What is personal information and why does the state develop entire laws designed to protect such data? Imagine that you are making an order online. In the process of forming the order, you specify such data as contact phone number and address.
It would seem that nothing bad happened, the order was delivered on time and you were satisfied. However, after some time, you begin to receive a lot of advertising letters to your address, strangers call you on your home phone and, calling you by name, offer your services. In addition, you may encounter theft of plastic card data when working with online banking.
Recently, the idea of the so-called e-government has been actively promoting in our country, which will allow users to interact with various government organizations through the World Wide Web. However, can we be sure of the safety of our personal data? How advertising companies and attackers become aware of the details of orders and appeals to seemingly reputable sites. Continue reading
A proverb says: “Forewarned – means armed.” Not listening to her is stupid. Nowadays, the Internet is playing an increasingly important role in people’s lives, and is of undoubted benefit. However, let’s not forget that he also carries many risks and dangers. Not only good people who do not mind others use the Internet. Also, it is used by those individuals who want to cash in on inexperience and not knowledge of average users. And here you can read about such personalities and methods of their work in this article. From it you can gather information about different types of fraud on the Internet. Well, of course, we will try to tell you how not to fall for the scammers.
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Many users, even the most experienced, sometimes do not suspect that having protected themselves, they forget about their own children. They forget, especially when creating different accounts in the OS for themselves and for the child, that children require attention even at the computer and they still cannot and do not want to take care of their own protection. And this task is being placed on our shoulders.
Immediately determine what threats the Internet poses for a child. They can be divided into two categories: threats associated with games and threats associated with paging. With the second, everything is clear, advertisements and pornography, pop-ups and the calculation of children’s naivety. Games carry risks of a different kind – abnormal social adaptation and the study of indecent words, and not only that.
As a matter of fact, further we will consider not only threats, but also ways to protect our children from them. Continue reading