Firewall leak tests

Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by PaulWin98SEUser, May 24, 2008.

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  1. PaulWin98SEUser

    PaulWin98SEUser Registered Member

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    The PCFlankLeaktest does not work with Windows 98 Kernal32.dll. Error message: The PCFLANKTEST.EXE file is linked to missing export KERNEL32.DLL: Process32FirstW.

    And a second error message . . . PCFlanktest.exe A device attached to the system is not functioning.

    Both messages come up together.

    Now the grc leaktest works. And does not succed. Leaktest fails, that is the firewall passes.

    The firewall is KerioPersonalFirewall 2.1.5 an early successor to Tiny Personal.
     
  2. dmenace

    dmenace Registered Member

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    So win98 is "secure" because half of the leaktests / malware don't work on it anymore.

    :D
     
  3. PaulWin98SEUser

    PaulWin98SEUser Registered Member

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    Truthfully that does add "some" security. But that does not make Windows 98 is any less vulnerable to be compromised. Windows 98 has known unfixable vulnerablities. So any extra type of "protections" and "percautions" should be used when ever possible.

    That is why there is Windows XP and now Windows Vista. But they are not "bullet proof" by any means. So reasonable "protections" and "percautions" should be used.
     
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