Re: Reverting firefox-esr upgrade in Buster
- Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2018 12:37:42 -0500
- From: rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: Reverting firefox-esr upgrade in Buster
On Thursday, November 08, 2018 09:53:24 AM Cindy-Sue Causey wrote:
> I got... *sigh*... hacked/cracked two weekends ago. "That other
> operating system" that has been running as my dialup modem via a
> networked laptop. Could have come from outside the country, but I'm
> leaning toward +1 more that it has roots right outside my front door.
I don't have any comment on the rest of your post, but (and I'm frantically
knocking on wood as I write this), I don't think I've ever been hacked in the
33+ years I've been connected to the Internet or predecessor online systems.
What I use is a router with NAT between the modem (of whatever flavor) and any
of my systems. Back in the day, I had to do some gymnastics to play some
games -- I don't know if that is still an issue, but, to the greatest extent
possible, I recommend that everyone consider a router with NAT between their
computers and the Internet.
(And, as I close, Just knocking on wood a few more times... ;-)