Is this enough

Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by metallicakid15, Feb 12, 2006.

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  1. metallicakid15

    metallicakid15 Registered Member

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    is the norton internet worm protection enough? so far i did a scan on grc website and all ports stealthed
     
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    It is similar to Windows firewall, only inbound protection, no outbound. Basically a "mini-NIS" {same firewall rules borrowed from NIS} but only the inbound protection. :) Edit: I think it borrowed the intrusion detection system {IDS} from NIS also, so it does also have that component which, say, Windows firewall does not have. ;)
     
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    No,
    You need to get a real Firewall with Inbound/Outbound protection.

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    You can add Windows Worms Doors Cleaner (WWDC), to close the ports. Its adds another layer of protections just in case your firewall was misconfigured or disabled. Its a free hardening software. :cool:
     
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    Why not just use a dedicated inbound only with SPI like the Windows Firewall. It will protect you more than Norton's worm guard in the antivirus

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