Question concerning Rootkits...

Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by Chris007, Sep 9, 2005.

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  1. Chris007

    Chris007 Guest

    I use Outpost as my firewall.

    Does Outpost block rootkits or is there any plans that anyone knows of that Outpost may in the future?

    Thank you.

  2. passing thru

    passing thru Guest

    I use OP as well. OP, as of the current version, will not stop the installation of a rootkit. However, in my limited tests, I have seen OP block access to rootkit-cloaked servers. The logs would show a blocked inbound packet to a closed port. The open server ports, on the other hand, did not show up in OP's Open Ports display. I would not depend on OP for rootkit protection.
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