intercept loopback needed for local proxy?

Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by nmaynan, Mar 9, 2008.

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  1. nmaynan

    nmaynan Registered Member

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    If I run Avast Antivirus they have a Web Shield module that uses the local proxy to filter the HTTP. Is this an event similar to the Proxomitron thing that I see mentioned in posts where applications can use the localhost to escape the system undetected?

    Do I need to Intercept Loopback (with OA) if I'm using the Avast Web Shield module?
     
  2. lucas1985

    lucas1985 Retired Moderator

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    Correct.
    If you want outbound control, then yes.
     
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