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How Firewalls Keep You Safe Online

In today's digital world, where computers are used for everything from shopping to banking, staying safe online is a top priority. One of the most important tools in our cybersecurity toolkit is a firewall. But what exactly is a firewall, and how does it protect your computer?

Think of a firewall as a security guard for your computer. Its job is to watch all the incoming and outgoing traffic, like a gatekeeper, and ensure that only the good stuff gets through while keeping the bad stuff out. This "bad stuff" could be viruses, hackers trying to break in, or ev...

 

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