Can leaving your internet open for too long

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Hello,

hello my mom doesnt really know anythign about computers she thinks evry lil thing will give her a virus even leaving her compute on the internet too long i dont think it makes since but you never kno and i wont get her to believe if i dont hav proof ive tried looking it up but came up with nothing so im hoping that its all in her mind help please

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Hello Nanae

In order to reassure your beloved mother you must tell me what type of Internet connection you have. Also what you is your operating system, the type of antivirus programme and firewall. In some cases, just leaving your computer run while on connected on Internet, if you are not stealthed, you may be the victim of intrusion.

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Ambucias
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