posted on Mar, 1 2004 @ 10:31 AM
Yeah, I leave it on most of the time, as I'm always downloading something or defragmenting my hard drives.
I have a always-on high speed connection protected by a hardware router/firewall, and I don't see why hackers would be interested in my comp anyway,
so I'm not worried. And anyway, if someone would get in my PC, I would notice it almost right away.
Altho, if I were really parano, I'd configure the IDS to e-mail me at work & send me a txt message on my cell-phone as soon as an intrusion would be
detected, but in my current situation, I really don't think I need that. Home PCs are rarely a target for hackers. They are usually target for script