For years I've used the FileZilla FTP client to transfer client files because it's free, reliable, and easy to use. Everything was great until I recently learned that malware exists that targets this trusty tool's configuration files. FileZilla stores FTP passwords in plain text, and the malware authors exploit this fact to spread their evil payloads via unsuspecting web developers like myself.
When developing multiple sites, it is helpful to have a copy of each site running on your local computer. With Apache it is fairly easy to configure multiple sites under one install. This article outlines the basic steps for configuring Apache's "Named Virtual Hosts" feature under WAMP Server on Windows XP.