My enthusiasm for podcasts continues. However, it is apparently possible for podcasts to infect your computer with viruses. I think the usual advice prevails about only downloading from reliable sources and keeping firewalls and anti-virus software on your computer operating and up-to-date.

However, whether or not you have experienced a problem I suggest looking at a two part article on the subject by computer security guru Brian Livingston of {{link Windows Secrets}}.

Part one: {{link Podcasts can infect your PC}}
Part two: {{link Protect your media player from podcasts}}

Podcasts and the dangers of viruses

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