Type of firewall and securities

Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by aacm, Apr 30, 2013.

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  1. aacm

    aacm Registered Member

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    HI I know this question is somewhere here.. I can't find a answer however I gonna ask again..
    I need a firewall in my system?? Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit, ESET v6.0 antivirus, Malwarebytes Pro (license paid), CCleaner every night should I need more securities?? and my Router Belkin is firewall protect. But I run LeakTest and fail...
    Need your feed back Techs...
    Thanks in advance

    AACM
     
  2. The Red Moon

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    If your behind a router,then windows firewall is adequate.
     
  3. aacm

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    Thanks..Amiga500
    Well let me see if I understand ... Behind the router Yes. Windows firewall is ON and set to stop incoming
    So I don't need any other type of Firewall??
     
  4. The Red Moon

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    If you require outbound control and notification then there are a few freebies on hand.
    1.Comodo firewall.
    2.online armor free.
    3.privatefirewall.
    4.outpost free.

    I use comodo which is quite light but the other options are good too.
     
  5. aztony

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    If you need control over outgoing activity you have another option with Windows 7 Firewall Control.
     
  6. aacm

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    thanks.. I download windows 7 firewall control I try this firewall.. see how is
    Thanks again
     
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    You're quite welcome.
     
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    Excellent inbound protection but be aware of it's limitations. No IPS, fingerprinting protection, and other advanced features offered by the top tier firewalls. So minimally ensure whatever antimalware solution you are running provides IPS protection.
     
  9. aacm

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    Well... I think a need a firewall because I purchase and running a business over the internet, so I think also to upgrade my ESET antivirus with ESET Smart Security, and I hear that Webroot Secure Anywhere is great too. So too many out there called good. That's why I ask here so I get better idea which one I try to fit my needs..
    Thanks itman
     
  10. Brummelchen

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    daily backup is recommended!

    firewall is part of layered security but not an AIO solution

    forget ccleaner if you like your system beeing friendly to you
     
  11. aacm

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    Thanks Brummelchen...
    If Ccleaner is not good What you recommend?? and Yes I backup everyday.
     
  12. SweX

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    I should have asked what he thinks is wrong with it. :doubt: CCleaner is not any more difficult to use than anything else if you know how to use it that is. And there are no similar program like CCleaner that's easier to use and understand than CCleaner itself IMHO. :)
     
  13. Fox Mulder

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    You should be okay. A separate firewall product is usually used to prevent malicious outgoing connections. Your router firewall (as well as the W7 firewall) are perfectly fine for blocking incoming connections. Remote attacks are so 1999 anyway.

    The real threat is browser-based malware. Using Chrome and maybe Sandboxie too would fortify against that. But frankly, Chrome or Firefox+NoScript is probably good enough.
     
  14. aacm

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    Thanks... again. Fox Mulder and SweX and all of you ..
    I appreciated
     
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