Here's our Hardware Tip for.. July 13, 2001
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Protecting Against Viruses Through Hardware--Part 1 of 4
The recent I Love You computer virus proved once again that our computers are vulnerable to attack. You're probably already aware of the traditional antivirus protections offered by regular software backups and up-to-date antivirus software. However, with the ever-changing technology landscape, you should know of some hardware-related options that can protect your computer assets.
First, removable storage drives now offer more storage than ever. Even the popular Iomega Zip drive available at http://www.iomega.com/ now comes in a 250MB-per-disk USB version. Consider a removable storage drive if you want easy, fast, portable backups.