Simple application control only

Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by risl, Oct 27, 2007.

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  1. risl

    risl Registered Member

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    Hello,

    Is there any low resource using software that would only have application control abilities so I could run it with SP2 firewall. I need something to monitor network access for .exes and dlls (please, don't suggest disabling this and that from some firewall software)

    Thank you! :cool:
     
  2. WSFuser

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  3. farmerlee

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    You can try something like prosecurity or appdefend which allows you to control an applications network access.
     
  4. glentrino2duo

    glentrino2duo Registered Member

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    I was about to suggest Online Armor Free Edition, with a rule to allow all inbound (since you will be using XP's built-in firewall) and optionally disable HIPS feature, since it would give a low resource application control firewall until I read this:

    so, I won't make that suggestion and please ignore my post... :)
     
  5. Espresso

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    http://www.sphinx-soft.com/XP/index.html

    No free version.


    Well, that's essentially what you're going to get, regardless of the label.

    You're better off running Dynamic Security agent and ditching the Windows firewall.
     
  6. 12fw

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    In addition to the suggestions, the paid version of SSM and freeware Winpooch have some outbound control.
    12fw
     
  7. Beavenburt

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    I would recommend Threatfire. It is a decent behaviour blocker that runs light on my system. An advanced rule can be set up to monitor outbound connections. See this thread from post no 22 https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=183020&highlight=threatfire

    Works well for me.

    Don't worry about it being "noisy" and asking loads of questions. It will not ask for anything unless it is considered a risk.
     
  8. Espresso

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    The problem with using Threatfire for outbound is that you don't have the option of blocking without quarantining the app.
     
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