A recent study from the Internet Storm Center found that an unpatched computer, when connected to the Internet, will be compromised by malware within 20 minutes. I assume that means without a firewall up and running, because otherwise we’d all be unpatched at some point or another.

Here’s a real-life story of what can happen to you if you don’t follow this very basic (but extremely important) advice.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Blog Categories

Inter Alia Archives

20 Minutes is All It Takes

by Tom Mighell time to read: <1 min