PcTool firewall question.

Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by chaos16, Mar 17, 2007.

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  1. chaos16

    chaos16 Registered Member

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    Is the Pctools firewall any good? can it compare to KIS firewall, Comodo etc...



    Just curious it says it has smart updates? How can a firewall have signature updates?

    http://www.pctools.com/firewall/
     
  2. Hipgnosis

    Hipgnosis Registered Member

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    There is already another thread about PC Tools firewall here:

    https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=160868

    As for your question about the smart updates / signature updates. The "smart updates" is for updating the firewall as new functionality updates are released. Has nothing to do with "signature" updates (To My Knowledge).
     
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  3. danieleb

    danieleb Registered Member

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    I believe it can if it has intrusion detection system, then it looks for certain patterns in traffic. The old Sygate Pro is an example that comes to mind, but I'm sure there are more firewalls that do this.
     
  4. dan_maran

    dan_maran Registered Member

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    I know Symantec and McAfee's respective firewalls do this also.
     
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