Originally Posted by Garcia Bronco
For years, when a company hires me for IT consulting, the first thing I do it block China, India, Nigeria, and Russia's IP ranges. These countries have a number of people that either are crooks or paid government employees trying to rob you of information and anything. It's not something people think about, but you should block them at your home. You can easily Google their IP ranges and do it.
Anywho....enjoy the week off
I've reported three different IPs myself to the FBI from China, trying to hack my home PC (all failed attempts).
The average person needs to have Peerblock installed with a nice selection of I-Blocklist IP lists to refuse. It will save you a TON of hassle down the road and is the ultimate screening tool to prevent contact with the shadier elements of the internet.