p2p software is a great thing but highly dangerous when not properly configured. By default p2p software shares files..sometimes everything on your hard drive depending on the program used. A good gateway firewall is your best bet if you don’t have airtight file security on your networks.
The hackers were believed to have used peer-to-peer software on one police computer to grab user names and passwords used for further access.
via Hackers Claim Third Attack on Arizona Police – FoxNews.com.