[olug] OT: "Securing" a WinXP Home Edition Machine
jringler at unitedtransport.net
Mon Feb 7 01:51:30 UTC 2005
Here's a guide from Sans about just this topic.
"Windows XP - surviving the first day"
There will be small variations since this guide is geard towards XP Pro.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rob Townley" <rob.townley at gmail.com>
To: "Omaha Linux User Group" <olug at olug.org>
Sent: Sunday, February 06, 2005 12:43 PM
Subject: Re: [olug] OT: "Securing" a WinXP Home Edition Machine
> Media Center Edition used to be derived from XP Pro, but not the 2005
> edition. For instance, Media Center 2005 can NOT be joined to an
> active directory domain.
> One other thing, the windows firewall is only half a firewall as it
> does not protect against trojan horses because it does not monitor
> outgoing connection attempts, only incoming. This is why we use
> ZoneAlarm and a hardware firewall.
> On Sat, 05 Feb 2005 15:15:18 -0600, Phil Brutsche <phil at brutsche.us>
>> Robert A. Jacobs wrote:
>> > I don't know if there is a difference between Home Edition and Media
>> > Edition
>> There is quite a bit of difference.
>> Media Center Edition is derived from XP Pro and gives you PVR
>> Phil Brutsche
>> phil at brutsche.us
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