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Old Dec 27, 2002, 04:53 AM
TheOtherBigAl TheOtherBigAl is offline
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Default Bad, bad ZoneAlarm!!!

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Check out this site for some very interesting user reviews about the "new" free Zone Alarm v3.1.395:

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Alternative software firewalls are:

Kapersky
Kerio Personal Firewall
Outpost
Sygate
Tiny Personal Firewall

Sorry, don't have the URL's handy right now, but good ol' Google will find these guys for ya.

HTH
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Old Dec 27, 2002, 08:15 PM
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Originally posted by Badidoh
If you have 56k, don't worry
If you have Cable Or DSL, if you can't afford a hardware firewall, get one of the software
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[i]Originally posted by uk_trader [/i]
[B]

It absolutely baffles me that people think there safe without a fireewall on dial up. Your not.

Outpost is a very good firewall IMO. [/B]
I am a little late in coming in on this conversation but I will go with UK_Trader on this. To cut a long story very short, you see the "IP logged" hyperlink at the bottom of every post? If a hacker gets mod access to this board they have access to any IP addie who has recently posted.............bah, humbug, it aint gonna happen to me, THINK again, it may and probably will if you don't take precautions. What's more is the fact that your computer may be used in a DoS attack and the first you will know of it is when the security services come banging on your door.

Don't let the hackers control your computer, don't let them have access to your bank account and don't let them atack other machines, through yours...PROTECT YOURSELF NOW!
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Old Dec 29, 2002, 12:17 PM
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I tried outpost but i did npt like it it eats a hell of a lot of bandwith, it tracks everything you do and logs it all down, Maybee it was just me not knowing how to configure it, but i do completely agree with uk trader, for 56k users although your ip changes, there are many people out there that could just send u a trojan which acts like a remote control, then when u use services such as msn or yahoo they can track your ip as soon as u log on then attempt to gain access. So be wise GET YOURSELF A FIREWALL!
 

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