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    Preventing data theft from Windows system files




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    Preventing data theft from Windows system files



    By Fred Langa

    Hackers can mine data from your PC's pagefile and temp files, but you can guard against this threat by deleting these files — automatically. Plus: Avoiding "Fast Boot" troubles, a script runs amok in Firefox, and a reader explains why he thinks Microsoft could have produced a secure version of XP.


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    Note that the Group Policy editor is only in the Pro version.

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    The only way to create a secure version of an operating system is to unplug it from any network. Believing that MS could/would create a secure version of XP is like believing the government is capable of fixing problems, or that you're going to win the lotto on a given weekend. Or, more graphically, being mauled by a polar bear and a grizzly bear on the same day ;-D

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