What Firewall do you use?

Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by Comp01, Sep 6, 2003.

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  1. snapdragin

    snapdragin Registered Member

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    This one JayK? ~smyle~ Nope, the loopback problem is not fixed yet, but i do not use proxomitron or anything similar, and i am also behind a NAT Router, so my software firewall is used for protection of outgoing (plus i learn alot from reading it's packet logs whereas i do not get the same detailed logging with my router's logs).

    i will say though, i do still strongly recommend anyone with a router to sill have a software firewall installed. Example...right now my almost 2-yr old Dlink router is having some difficulties..lol..i am still trying to figure it out, but while i am trying to figure out what is wrong with it (it is still blocking incomig at the moment) it could fail completely...so i am very glad i have Sygate installed and running...just in case. :)

    snap
     
  2. JayK

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    Another possibility that as not being mentioned at all is to use an old linux box with iptables as a router.
     
  3. Brando Ikari

    Brando Ikari Registered Member

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    I use sygate. I switched over from zone alarm, and I've been enjoying it ever since.
     
  4. bigc73542

    bigc73542 Retired Moderator

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    At the present time I am useing mcafee pfw 4.0. at GRC and every where I have tested it, it is full stealth. Can't be that bad :) I agree with Peaches4u mcafees visual trace to backtrack an intrusion attempt works really well.
     
  5. ssjx

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    Just updated to Version 5.5 of Sygate Pro and so far so well. :)
     
  6. MichaelE

    MichaelE Registered Member

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    Zone Alarm Pro
    Has served me well for long..
    :D
    Michael
     
  7. minacross

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    KPF 2.1.5 :)
     
  8. crockett

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    Hi :)

    OutPostPro 1, OutPostPro 2, Kerio 2.14, ZoneAlarmFree...

    Switching from one to another as I feel like...

    Rgds, Crockett :cool:
     

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  9. Q Section

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    Hello Crockett

    Perhaps you may remember a couple of posters here in Wilders about 2 months ago had a contest of the firewalls. Only two seem to have passed all the online tests. One of them was Agnitum Outpost Firewall v2.0. :D
     
  10. crockett

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    I know...
    That's (one of the reasons) why it's on my list.. :D

    Didn't tell how much time I respectively spend on each of the FW's I mention ;)

    BTW, seems Google got halloweened too... Paul, YOU're the one who did it, right ?! :D

    Rgds, Crockett :cool:
     

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  11. crockett

    crockett Registered Member

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    I'm the one near the tree on the previous screenshot...

    Now - THAT's what I call 'stealthed' ! :D

    Crockett :cool:
     
  12. JayK

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    I don't believe in stealth.
     
  13. nameless

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    I use... well, I'm not going to say, because if an exploit ever surfaces for my personal firewall of choice, I'd rather not be at extra risk because I bragged and blathered about it in a forum, giving rise to the small but non-zero chance that someone with a grudge will cross-reference my nick somewhere else, or have some other way to find my IP address, and have his way with my system...

    Not that I'm paranoid or anything! :p

    But I never cease to be amazed and amused by software chauvinism! ;)
     
  14. Paul Wilders

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    Crockett,

    Actually, I point a finger to another admin over here - not mentioning any names but it starts with a capital L... :D

    regards.

    paul
     
  15. Daniel SR

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    For the past 6 months i've been using Win XP built-in firewall (lol.....pathetic I know...). Now I've just installed Outpost and it seems a great FW.
     
  16. mvdu

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    Using ZA Pro 4.0 and BlackICE for its IDS capabilities. Am anxious to see what the next version of Outpost will be like. Agnitum told me there is a long list of new features, but unfortunately easy bypassing of pop-up blocking is not one of them. They plan to add it, but it will be a while. If the next ZA adds an IDS like I've heard they will, I might use that and nothing else.
     
  17. DougRees

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    I use Sygate Personal Firewall Pro. Thus far, it has done everything I wanted, and has gotten along well with everything else.
     
  18. notageek

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    I use other. Kerio 4.07 . Just started using and I likes it I really likes it. ;)
     
  19. JayK

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    I don't know, the reception of Kerio 4 hasnt being as warm by users of Kerio 2.15.
     
  20. no13

    no13 Retired Major Resident Nutcase

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    Wouldn't YOU like to know?
    kerio 4x lovers should upgrade immediately to the new build v4.1.2 as it solves a DoS vulnerability in v4x [its also MUCH faster and lighter, and got one or two extra things over 4.0.x]
     
  21. Rita

    Rita Infrequent Poster

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    i use sygate,did the tests and it was full stealth
     
  22. nadirah

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    Sygate ROX!!! Cool and perfectly fine! :D
     
  23. AJohn

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    As of now 8Signs is my favorite firewall, but if I had to choose just one it would be LnS.
     
  24. no13

    no13 Retired Major Resident Nutcase

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    Wouldn't YOU like to know?
    I just CAN'T get TPF to install. Offers SERIOUS control to the control freaks. Makes AV and AT kind of redundant (it has SO many access policies - prog.s need permission to access data drives, registry, network... control over startup services, dlls, memory injection...)
    Now, if only the installer worked...
     
  25. j2callie

    j2callie Registered Member

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    Zone Alarm free
     
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