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Which "wall" protects you?  ;D

Nothing
2 (4.7%)
Windows Firewall
8 (18.6%)
Zone Alarm
13 (30.2%)
Kerio PF
5 (11.6%)
Sygate
2 (4.7%)
Outpost
3 (7%)
PC-Cillin
0 (0%)
McAfee
2 (4.7%)
Router/firewall
5 (11.6%)
Other (write what in post)
3 (7%)

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Offline Yinyang4evry1

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Re: Firewall you use
« Reply #15 on: August 06, 2005, 09:42:29 PM »
hardware firewall... is it physical or like "software"?

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Re: Firewall you use
« Reply #16 on: August 06, 2005, 09:54:43 PM »
hardware firewall... is it physical or like "software"?
It's physical, a router for instance. Although, internally it runs a 'code' (like an internal software) of its 'motherboard'. I suppose  :-[
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Re: Firewall you use
« Reply #17 on: August 07, 2005, 10:35:30 AM »
what's a firewall/router? I mean it's okay to use a regular firewall and that at the same time right?

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A firewall/router is a router with built in hardware firewall and it only protects inbound connections and a software firewall(ZA,Sygate,Kerio...)  protects you also from outbound connections.

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Re: Firewall you use
« Reply #18 on: August 07, 2005, 10:47:03 AM »
A good router/firewall also protects outbound traffic.

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Re: Firewall you use
« Reply #19 on: August 07, 2005, 11:02:08 AM »
A good router/firewall also protects outbound traffic.
How much money would that be?

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Re: Firewall you use
« Reply #20 on: August 09, 2005, 02:03:43 PM »
I voted "router/firewall" and I'm glad I have one;  after months of no activity, I've been bombarded with attacks for the last few weeks.  Guess someone's on vacation and doesn't have enough to do ...  >:(

At the moment, I'm trying to learn Linux and using Firestarter.  I'm sure I don't have it configured like it should be, just basic restrictive rules for http, https, etc ...  ??? ??? ??? wow, it's different from the firewalls I've used and read about!  But with a router, I don't worry too much.  ;)

I'm interested in hearing more about routers which provide outbound protection.  However, it's only idle curiosity, since I'm sure they must cost!  :o
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Re: Firewall you use
« Reply #21 on: August 09, 2005, 06:04:17 PM »
I'm interested in hearing more about routers which provide outbound protection.  However, it's only idle curiosity, since I'm sure they must cost!  :o
Me too  ;D I was hoping eddy could fill us in  :)

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Re: Firewall you use
« Reply #22 on: August 09, 2005, 09:58:50 PM »
Wow two people voted "Nothing" I wonder how they manage to survive the internet this long? :)

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Re: Firewall you use
« Reply #23 on: August 10, 2005, 04:18:07 PM »
Two variants:
a) they are very lucky
b) they are very "fresh" people on the net

In conclusion: however, they are DOOMED!  ;D

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Re: Firewall you use
« Reply #24 on: August 12, 2005, 07:26:15 PM »
OK, im now uninstalled Jetico and give a try on Kerio. when i open Task Manager, i see two kpf4gui.exe running (one as SYSTEM, other as oemuser). is this normal? ???

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Re: Firewall you use
« Reply #25 on: August 12, 2005, 07:45:35 PM »
Yes, it's normal. The same here.

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Re: Firewall you use
« Reply #26 on: August 13, 2005, 04:24:29 AM »
well when I first started out on computers since July 2004, I hadn't used a firewall for like 7-8 months. That's why even if I recover my computer there's tiny tiny errors left from probably an infection that has to have a computer expert manually remove. I remember how I always had alerts for Backdoor Trojan and Maddog or something like that. And, at the moment, I thought the computer company cheated me off. But it was my... fault ;D
but I never noticed 2 people used nothing
that's odd... ???

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Re: Firewall you use
« Reply #27 on: August 13, 2005, 08:45:38 PM »
I use Filseclab Personal Firewall professional edition!


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Re: Firewall you use
« Reply #28 on: August 17, 2005, 05:19:37 PM »
I use ZoneAlarm at present . I'll probably try others in the future, just out of interest,  but for the time being I find ZA free very good.

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Re: Firewall you use
« Reply #29 on: August 18, 2005, 02:35:33 AM »
I use the Windows Firewall on Sp2 and thats it.
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