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Old 11-10-2003, 02:50 PM   #1
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antivirus/firewall


Do I need a antivirus/firewall if so are there any open source ones?
 
Old 11-10-2003, 03:18 PM   #2
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If you are serving Microsoft boxes and want to protect them, yes.

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