Good general info for understanding and securing your computer

Read the INCREDIBLE STORY of Steve Gibson's Distributed Denial Of Service Attacks and his brilliant analysis/detective work/conclusions to this event. The guy's a genius, I swear!

Added Later -- Here's information on a SECOND attack against the Gibson site, a Distributed Reflection Denial of Service.

Here's some great sources for Security-related downloads and information from

Also see A Home User's Security Checklist for Windows