Question About Anti-Hacker Firewall

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  1. Graystoke

    Graystoke Registered Member

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    Hi. I'm using KIS 6. My question has to do with KIS's Anti-Hacker firewall. I've noticed that a lot of the programs listed in the Rules For Application section have rules set to allow Outbound and Inbound traffic. Is this ok? Should I change things so those programs have only Outbound connections? I'm a little worried about letting programs have inbound connections.
     
  2. subferno

    subferno Registered Member

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    Are those firewall rules generated by Anti Hacker or you?

    If those preset rules are by KIS then I would say it is safe to use.

    Generally, if I trust something in or out, I usually give it permission for both directions but have specific rules, not just a general one.
     
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    lucas1985 Retired Moderator

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    most applications don´t need inbound connections. This is one key disadvantage for application-based firewall: wide permissions for trusted apps.
     
  4. Graystoke

    Graystoke Registered Member

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    They are generated by Anti-Hacker.



    That's what I thought.
     
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