Any other App I need for 'safe surfing' ?

Discussion in 'privacy technology' started by Huwge, Feb 11, 2006.

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  1. Huwge

    Huwge Registered Member

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    After reformat I'm running SafeXP, Online Armor, Kerio Firewall and NOD32. Any thing else really needed considering I dont go to the dark side ?
     
  2. WSFuser

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    not really
     
  3. Huwge

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    First time trialling Kerio FW. I have it set in simple mode. Just realised I would have to reinstall to put it in expert mode (shows alerts). I play some online games. Will it block on the simple mode..and is there any benefit to me going to advanced? I'm on a learning curve with FWs at the moment
     
  4. WSFuser

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    what do u mean by block?
     
  5. Huwge

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    On previous FWs I see a pop up telling me soandso is trying to connect to the net. Seems I only get pop ups in expert mode. Wondering if the FW will just block the outgoing connection without asking. If it allows it then is this a bit dangerous without asking first ?
     
  6. WSFuser

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    i just found out that in simple mode it allows outgoing connections.
     
  7. Huwge

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    Got it sorted now thanks.

    Going back to my original question, i was thinking of script / worm/ rootkit applications....any think I need ?
     
  8. WSFuser

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    if u dont go to the dark side ur current setup is fine. i mean i got to the dark side, yet i just have looknstop, avast, a few hardening utilities, proxomitron and a router.
     
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  10. GreenWhite

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    Huwge,

    I don't mean to be sarcastic.

    I don't think all your apps would match up to just using Linux for safe surfing.
     
  11. the Tester

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    If you don't have risky surfing habits you probably don't need more programs.
     
  12. Huwge

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    Thanks for the new replies but this is a dead topic for me now since Feb:D
     
  13. The Hammer

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    So what was the epiphany you had in February?
     
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