+ 0 Votes Disable remote destop control if you don't use it. fwang 7 years ago And also, keep you XP updated. + 0 Votes nothing else better to do CG IT 7 years ago there are people in the world with nothing else better to do, or for that matter nothing else in their life, other than causing other people problems. ah well the best you can do is use a firewall AV and best practice security measures to protect yourself from no life people. + 0 Votes check Jacky Howe 7 years ago out this site there is some interesting reading and tests that you can run. https://www.grc.com/x/ne.dll?bh0bkyd2 + 0 Votes Pro or home? VirginiaBeachBum 7 years ago Which flavor of XP are you running? In Pro you can set user acount password/lockout policies and lock down security much better than home.