Cheap security measures could save lives Tags: Security Netbooks Peripherals Last response: April 30, 2011 2:56 PM in Computer Peripherals Share givenup April 30, 2011 2:16:10 AM Hi i have a very simple question security these days is a pain in the ### so we need something to make us gain control over ouer computers PC are very easy to control in comp with a netbook a very simple rat can make a hacker gain full use of ur netbook and netbooks are movable personal so he can hear & see every thing he want's of your daily life attack these days are getting morecomplicated more advanced and harder to delete but i think there is a security option we have that hardware companies took it from us and it's the Unplug it thing yes it's very easy yet it's not yet being applied if there is a simple swich on the webcam and mice and it's turned off no matter how is advanced the attak you are getting it wont bypass it so why Hardware manufacturer took that option from us ?????????????????? hell i didn't use the cam and mice since i got the laptop and another example why MB don't have a BIOS protection jumper ???????? i update my bios rarely Like once in a life time why should i have my MB bios exposed to the Outside world when a 1$ jumper can save my life and BTW those switches and jumper are really really cheap and tiny so they wont take space or money to make so why do hardware companies cheap out on these stuff ? i write this because i wish i can find in the future some considiration about that More about : cheap security measures save lives davcon April 30, 2011 2:12:57 PM Gigabyte boards have dual bios which is patented and only on Gigabyte boards. Fool proof! givenup April 30, 2011 2:56:13 PM yes the dual BIOS thing is very cool thing BUT there was a simple cheap solution "the Jumper " i wish Hardware maker read this article it's really importent becasue as i remember most laptop don't have a dual BIOS Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Computer Peripherals categories Printers CRT Monitors Flat Panel Monitors Digital Cameras Webcams Scanners Logitech !