Outpost Wins Again

Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by Rainwalker, Feb 18, 2005.

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  1. Rainwalker

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    But OfCourse!! Thanks For The Post
     
  3. Rainwalker

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    :D ;)
     
  4. hollywoodpc

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    No surprise ! Too bad more people do not realize just how good this gem is
     
  5. pcuser32

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    Outpost is ok as just a firewall
    but I ran the DiamondCS APT test using it
    http://www.diamondcs.com.au/index.php?page=apt
    failed all tests.....
    also finjan testing lab
    http://www.finjan.com/SecurityLab/SecurityTestingCenter/
    fails all

    hostile web sites will had a field day on my system
    switched to Mozilla firefox which helped

    Just installed Tinys TFPro 6.5.52 and so far so good
    having lots fun setting it up and learning alot from the forums

    stops DiamondsCS APT test cold right out of the box

    TFPro must be a secret, no way Outpost is better

    /pcuser32
     
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    Tiny is very good but with a very steep learning curve.
    Outpost protected by ProcessGuard is an easier option for many users :)

    Cheers. Pilli
     
  7. hollywoodpc

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    Ahhh .
    No way Outpost is better ? Oh , but , you are wrong . Outpost is very good at what is does . Keep in mind that Tiny has some features built in that make it more than a firewall . With all of it's features , I will say it is the best firewall made . In one solution . You will not go wrong with Tiny . EXCELLENT firewall . I use Outpost but , I know how to configure it and set up rules . I also use PG and pcIP which covers ALL the bases . With these 3 programs , I pass every test available with flying colors . Do not be fooled into thinking that Outpost cannot hang with Tiny . It can . Not right out of the box but , if you are intelligent enough to set up Tiny , you are intelligent enough to configure Outpost . And last I saw , fo les money . But , you are happy with Tiny . Good choice .
     
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    And to Pilli ,
    100 % correct . That is what I am saying . If he can configure Tiny to pass , he can configure Outpost to pass . Tiny is fun to play with and learn but , I actually felt better over time , using Outpost . Personal preference but , very well protected
     
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    I have used Outpost for about one year. I was happy with it. But later on, I found that it shut down by itself several times for no reason. So I switched to TINY 6.0. TINY is strong in functions. But TINY's interface design is really bad, which I believe is the reason for the steep learning curve for new users. Well, TINY designers are still boasting their HTML/XML interface design strategy. Haven't tried TINY 6.5 yet, so I have no idea of how good it can be now.
     
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    I actually liked to interface . It could be better but , I thought it was ok . But regardless of the interface , it IS difficult to master . But , excellent if you can !
     
  11. SIMONxi

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    One of the leading computer magazines in Poland has conducted a test of 12 firewalls, selecting Outpost as a winner. The main competitor in the test turned out to be Norton Firewall, and it is an honor for us to compete with a product of such class.

    p.S.
    Norton Firewall is based upon AtGuard. I must say that Symantec does good work and that it is merely the direction of focus which does not appeal to the Wilders crowd. It seems most every product reaches a point wherein it wishes to be everything to the lowest common denominator. The entire company of Norton, with the change to Symantec, has embraced such a philosophy.......................................
     
  12. Rainwalker

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    I'm running OP and Firefox...Firefox will not allow Active X and i do not allow it in OP, yet that Active X game that was downloaded for one of their tests got through. How could this have happened................yeah, i know, any number of ways :doubt:
     
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    The Finjan ActiveX demo is a separate downloadable file, not an applet embedded in a webpage (which would have been blocked by the Active Content filter). Blocking it would therefore lie more within the province of process control software (Process Guard or System Safety Monitor) or script blocking software (some anti-virus software, Script Sentry).
     
  14. Rainwalker

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    OK thanks P2K.....................................PG did ask if i wanted to run it, but this was not the case SS .......................it never popped up and allowed it to run.
     
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