firewall

Tue
12
Jun
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'Windows Firewall Control 3.3.0.3', and 'Free USB Guard v1.30'

Windows Firewall Control 3.3.0.3 Windows Firewall Control is a nifty little application which extends the functionality of the standard Windows Firewall. It adds itself to the system tray (which is usually at the bottom right of your screen) and ... allows a user to control the system's firewall without having to waste time by navigating through a lot of different menu screens. It's available, totally free, for Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista. http://www.binisoft.org Free USB Guard v1.30 This free USB Guard software is designed to alert you any time a flash drive (or another external ... (view more)

Thu
17
Nov
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'Windows Firewall Notifier 1.6.2', and 'Expired Cookies Cleaner 1.03'

Windows Firewall Notifier 1.6.2 Windows Firewall Notifier (WFN) is a program that extends the default Windows embedded firewall tool, allowing it to handle outgoing connections. This expanded firewall tool displays information about the system's ... current connections, and also updates users when changes occur. http://wokhan.online.fr Expired Cookies Cleaner 1.03 Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) normally stores cookies in different files on your hard disk drive. The more you browse the web, the more cookies pile up on your PC. This Expired Cookies Cleaner software allows you to remove expired ... (view more)

Tue
19
Apr
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'Nvidia Forceware for Windows 270.61', and 'Windows 7 Firewall Control 4.1'

Nvidia Forceware for Windows Vista / Win 7 270.61 For Nvidia graphics card users: this is the first WHQL-certified release from the 'Release 270' family of drivers (versions 270.xx to 274.xx). This driver package supports GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, 100, ... 200, 300, 400, and 500-series desktop GPUs as well as ION desktop GPUs. This driver package also includes the 3D Vision Controller driver. http://www.nvidia.com Windows 7 Firewall Control 4.1 (Free) Windows 7 Firewall Control is a third-party program which helps to protect applications from undesirable network incoming and outgoing activity, controls ... (view more)

Fri
25
Mar
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'Windows Firewall Control 2.4', and 'Kantaris Media Player Lite 0.7'

Windows Firewall Control 2.4 Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows 7 already have built-in firewalls which helps to keep your PC protected from hackers, however, they lack a simple interface to define your own firewall rules and can be difficult ... sometimes to configure them the right way. Windows Firewall Control is a small, intuitive and easy to use program that runs in taskbar, next to the system clock, and provides quick access to the most frequent options used from Windows Firewall. http://binisoft.net Kantaris Media Player Lite 0.7 This is a free and open-source media player that plays ... (view more)

Fri
23
Jul
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Microsoft Security Essentials 2.0 Debuts (Beta)

Microsoft has unveiled an updated edition of its free security software, dubbed Microsoft Security Essentials. The new edition of Security Essentials is currently in beta edition and offers several new features. Debuting in September 2009, Microsoft ... Security Essentials replaces Windows Live OneCare which was based on a paid subscription model. At the time, OneCare was seen as a potential threat to the commercial cyber security market. (Source: pcworld.com ) Although there's no evidence yet of a significant effect on sales of premium security products, most reviews of Microsoft Security ... (view more)

Thu
16
Apr
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'Cache Booster', and 'Comodo Firewall And Antivirus Suite'

Cache Booster AnalogX CacheBooster allows you to tweak your hard disk caching to help achieve the best possible performance from your system. Different types of programs require different settings, which is why CacheBooster comes configured with ... many of the most common uses which will automatically reconfigure themselves for your system! http://www.analogx.com Comodo Firewall And Antivirus Suite This award-winning firewall is designed to prevent unauthorized hackers from obtaining your private information. Comodo's antivirus software will scan your computer and remove viruses on a schedule ... (view more)

Thu
06
Sep
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'Comodo Free Firewall', and 'Comodo Antivirus'

COMODO FREE FIREWALL Unfortunately, most firewalls leak. But Comodo Firewall software is unique in that it passes all known leak tests with default settings to ensure the integrity of data entering and exiting your system. http://www.comodo.com/ ... Comodo Antivirus Eliminates Viruses, Worms and Trojans from desktops and networks. Constantly protects with real-time On Access scanning while using a technology called Proactive Heuristic to analyze and intercept unknown threats. Simply bid farewell to viruses and kiss license fees goodbye. http://www.comodo.com/ (view more)

Tue
07
Aug
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Monitor Your Internet Connections

When Microsoft shipped Windows Vista, one new feature that was introduced was a firewall that monitored both inbound and outbound traffic. What Microsoft failed to mention about the firewall is the fact that monitoring outbound traffic is disabled ... by default. Microsoft claims it was disabled because administrators wanted more control over it. Even more interesting is the fact that you can't enable outbound filtering through the Windows Security Center in Windows Vista. The user is required to manually configure the firewall if you want to filter that outbound traffic. To do this in Windows ... (view more)

Fri
20
Apr
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'Log Me In Hamachi', and 'Filseclab Personal Firewall'

Log Me In Hamachi LogMeIn Hamachi is a zero-configuration virtual private networking (VPN) application. Hamachi is a program that allows you to arrange multiple computers into their own secure network just as if they were connected by a physical ... network cable. Hamachi gives you LAN over the Internet. Virtually any application that works over local/home networks can also be used over Hamachi networks. Just think: Windows File Sharing, iTunes, Remote Desktop, Remote Assistance or even gaming -- all fully encrypted, authenticated and peer-to-peer. http://www.hamachi.cc/ Filseclab Personal ... (view more)

Wed
26
Jul
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Firewalls: Hardware and Software Solutions

[Continued from: Firewalls: Definition | Firewalls: A Brief Discussion ] Because of my need to test everything I share with the infopackets audience, I have spent a great deal of time evaluating various firewall packages. This kind of testing takes ... a lot of time. Installing each firewall and letting it work while I monitor it isn't hard work or anything, but it does take time -- sort of like watching grass grow, if you know what I mean. ;-) The process I followed included installation and configuration as well as some time to allow the firewall to actually do its intended job. That last part ... (view more)

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