I've just conducted an online security check on my computer, it failed and the the following was displayed:-
Question is, what settings do I have to tweak to prevent my 'puter from being pinged? This is the only part of the test it failed on. Any suggestions would be appreciated
Ping Reply: RECEIVED (FAILED) â Your system REPLIED to our Ping (ICMP Echo) requests, making it visible on the Internet. Most personal firewalls can be configured to block, drop, and ignore such ping requests in order to better hide systems from hackers. This is highly recommended since "Ping" is among the oldest and most common methods used to locate systems prior to further exploitation.