Are there any Firewall that does this?

Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by kupo, May 19, 2013.

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  1. kupo

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    -Block all unsolicited inbound attempts
    -Allow trusted programs (maybe cloud whitelist?) outbound
    -Block malicious programs or PUP (again maybe cloud blacklist?) or other programs that is not in the cloud whitelist outbound

    I can only think of Panda Cloud's Community Firewall (But I really don't know if it functions like this) and Comodo (not sure on this one)
     
  2. The Red Moon

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    I would go with comodo firewall.
     
  3. Brummelchen

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    Any present firewall hast "cloud" (whatever it is named) and sophisticated firewalls include an av modul (which may sometimes in trouble with another installed av). agnitums outpost suite do fine too, my recommendation.

    btw funny how many people rely on comodo...
     
  4. The Red Moon

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    I dont "rely" on it.
    Its the only 3rd party free firewall that actually "works"
    Cheers.
     
  5. KelvinW4

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    Comodo does have a cloud scanning of unknown applications and has an extensive whitelist.
     
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    Emsisoft Online Armor Premium

    -http://www.emsisoft.com/en/info/oa/Resources/progoptions.png

    Signatures for known good applications are updated daily and signatures to verify digitally signed files every 7-10 days or so. Any gaps are handled by their realtime Anti-Malware Network (cloud).

    I have no experience as to restrictions to those features in the free version. One should be able to determine that by browsing through...
    -http://www.emsisoft.com/en/info/oa
     
  7. kupo

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    I think Comodo and Online Armor doesn't have an option to block outbound request of an unknown application.
     
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    Most reputable firewall do the first two. This includes Comodo, Online Armor, ZoneAlarm. The third aspect is also there but you should not rely on a firewall alone for that. Again all the solutions mentioned have versions with antimalware components. Also many other security solutions will do what you ask (just a matter of configuration) such as Symantec, Kaspersky, WSA, etc...
     
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    I think Filseclab FW and Outpost...and probably some others...can do that
    From Filseclab
    -http://www.filseclab.com/en-us/help/firewall.htm

    From Outpost
    -http://dl2.agnitum.com/docs/firewall/OFP_Getting_Started_EN_2008.pdf

    Perhaps Comodo but also OA Free (mentioned earlier AMN) and Privatefirewall - list of trusted publishers.
     
  10. The Red Moon

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    Incorrect.
    Comodo firewall in custom mode will alert to any file which is not in the trusted file list.
    It also has cloud coverage too.

    I believe OA can do this too.
     
  11. kupo

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    It will alert, but I don't want it to alert. I want it to block. :D, So basically, what I want is a Firewall that will allow a list of trusted application (cloud whitelist) and automatically block unknown or bad programs from connecting.
     
  12. The Red Moon

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    Yep comodo does that also.
    In firewall settings choose to block requests.
    The same can be achieved in version 6 also.
     

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    Yes, I know that setting, however will it automatically allow an application that is recently downloaded that is in their trusted whitelist? BTW, I've found out how to do it in COMODO, however with the use of sandbox. A guy in COMODO forums replied it to me.
     
  14. kupo

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    @Mods please close this. Thanks to all who reply above. :D
     
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