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ebdoradz September 4, 2007 06:06 PM

Which firewall you use???
 
which on do you use???

look at those test


Leak-tests results - matousec.com

magictorch September 4, 2007 06:17 PM

thanks fo this
 
ow i use sygate personal firewall and its crap!! CNET gave it a good review. Time to switch, this is a very useful link. nice job.

enaberif September 4, 2007 06:53 PM

Software firewalls are crap. Invest in a good router or old 486 computer and setup your own firewall and rules.

sswilson September 4, 2007 07:09 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by enaberif (Post 18888)
Software firewalls are crap. Invest in a good router or old 486 computer and setup your own firewall and rules.

Yeah, with a router in place, all you are really worried about is "outgoing" traffic, and even the windoze firewall handles that now.

magictorch September 4, 2007 07:18 PM

cheap router
 
better start looking

enaberif September 4, 2007 07:26 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sswilson (Post 18890)
Yeah, with a router in place, all you are really worried about is "outgoing" traffic, and even the windoze firewall handles that now.

What do you have outgoing that you are so worried about? I never understood that.

sswilson September 4, 2007 08:04 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by enaberif (Post 18893)
What do you have outgoing that you are so worried about? I never understood that.

I don't have any outgoing, but the issue would be a piece of malware which somehow managed to install itself and was either sending personal information out without your knowledge, or being used as a zombie system.

Without a firewall blocking outgoing most folks would have no idea that their system was compromised.

Supergrover September 4, 2007 08:14 PM

Router, windows firewall, good enough:)

lcdguy September 4, 2007 09:03 PM

I currently use a hardware router/firewall made by netgear's prosafe line. I also your CA Antivirus/ Antispyware-Malware

Gav September 4, 2007 09:36 PM

Excellent link.:thumb:

I also like this site. It hosts a a whole range of useful leaktest and hole plug-up tools as well as the ultimate HDD recovery software, Spinrite!:biggrin:

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