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[*] Post 355039 posted on 27-10-2008 at 16:52 Reply With Quote
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Which PC would be more susceptible to being "hacked"?
PC with direct cable connection (firewalled)
PC with wireless cable connection (also firewalled)
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[*] Post 355133 posted on 27-10-2008 at 21:47 Reply With Quote


Wireless to cable, by a neighbour or someone sitting in a car nearby.
Apart from the above they are equal in all other cases.
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[*] Post 355135 posted on 27-10-2008 at 21:49 Reply With Quote


Quote:
Originally posted by DeWitch
Which PC would be more susceptible to being "hacked"?
PC with direct cable connection (firewalled)
PC with wireless cable connection (also firewalled)


If the direct cable connection gives the PC an internet address (rather than NAT private address) and the WiFi is secured, then the WiFi is less risk.

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