Omniquad personal firewall free, what do you think about this one?

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  1. gerardwil

    gerardwil Registered Member

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  2. zorrozorrito

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    Thanks, I read it. I have test it al http://scan.sygate.com and it passes every proof but when I leak test it it fail with many tests, mmmmmmmm, somebody knows the firewalls that passes leak tests?ufffffff, thanks
     
  3. meneer

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    What's your obsession with leak tests?
    Every case is a spoofing trial, fake software that's posing as the real thing, injecting processes in trusted processes. No ordinary (should I say 'legal' software would ever do this.

    Outpost Pro 2.5 will tackle all tests. Fine with me, but wha't's the point?
     
  4. iwod

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    Just use Process Guard......... A better soloution for me personally.
     
  5. se7engreen

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    Tiny firewall will pass them all...
    or a combination of a decent firewall (sygate, kerio, etc.) and process guard should accomplish the same.
    Also check out that Jetico firewall, it's free but in the beta stage though.

    It's really the sandboxing software that will help pass the leaktests.
     
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  6. iwod

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    I gave up testing it just by looking at screenshot...........
     
  7. gkweb

    gkweb Expert Firewall Tester

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    Hi,

    I may be wrong but from the screenshots, this seems to be a rip of ZA
    (program control, the alert window, ...).

    About the leaktests yes, a suite including sandbox+firewall such as the very good Tiny or a combo between your firewall+ Process Guard will do the job.

    regards,

    gkweb.
     
  8. se7engreen

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    Yes, it definitely looks that way...
     
  9. zorrozorrito

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    Thanks my friends, it really seem to zonealarm, but it passes all tests, and as you say, I am going to use it with Process Guard. Thanks
     
  10. mikel108

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    I pulled up this old thread. I wanted to know if anyone had anymore to add to it?? I tired it last year when they were apparently still having problems, because sometimes it would start up others not. I did like the program though, nice and easy to use.
     
  11. Notok

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    How is it performance wise?

    This is kind of sounding like it may be the answer for people like Mom who need simple and effective.. any thoughts on that?
     
  12. mikel108

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    I have very little understanding of Firewalls, so yes I need something Mom like. But for all I know my mother probably knows more than me ;) . I do know that there had been some proformance issues with it as stated in other posts above. I have used sygate for about a year and really like it. I only had to make one change to the generic host acting as server to make it stealth, otherwise it has been great from the default settings. Anyways i am on 11 days of paid Christmas vacation ( :D ) and I figured it was time to educate myself a little more about security. Omniquad does look like a zone clone, and thats fine for me. Hopefully I can learn more about ports and probes as my only experience with a probe from a doctor and it hurt :eek: , and the only ports I know come in bottles :)

    Take Care
     
  13. Notok

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    Thanks, Mikel and Spanner, that gives me some to chew on :)
     
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