Firewalls

  • How To Make Your Firewall More Secure

    We all use a firewall, which protects our PC from dangerous malicious programs. While a firewall can't protect you against all kinds of Internet dangers, if your firewall is not secure, then it is as if you have no firewall at all. Learn how to secure...
    By  Ada Stoy January 17, 2011 

  • Review of IPCop: An Open Source Firewall Solution

    If you have a business that provides access to the internet to your employees, you need a firewall. There is no if, ands or buts about it.
    By Bill Anderson January 13, 2011 

  • How to Detect a Firewall

    Firewalls are one of the key security instruments. If configured well, it might be very hard to detect a firewall, especially if it is on a remote system. Of course, there are ways to detect a firewall (or at least try to) and they are described...
    By Ada Stoy December 15, 2010 


  • Blocking Ports on a Firewall - Which and How?

    Blocking ports on a firewall is one of the first tasks you want to do after you install and enable the firewall. However, if you are asking, "What ports should I block on my firewall?", you could end blocking the wrong ports and denying legitimate...
    By Ada Stoy December 15, 2010 

  • Gaining Remote Access Through a Firewall

    Remote access through a firewall is one of the ultimate hacker's dreams. However, if the firewall is configured properly, it isn't that easy to penetrate it. On the other hand, if you have the required credentials, gaining remote access through...
    By Ada Stoy November 21, 2010 

  • Understanding Firewalls, Part 1 - What is a Firewall?

    What is a computer firewall? You probably have a firewall installed on your computer. Do you know what exactly it does? This article helps you define Internet firewall and discusses different types of firewall based on their security techniques...
    By Arun Kumar (PowercutIN) October 24, 2010 


  • Preventing Google Desktop Search from Searching Personal info: Firewall Configuration

    Google Desktop is a powerful search tool for Windows, Mac and Linux. If you think Google Desktop search is spyware, a firewall program may help to calm you down.
    By Donna Buenaventura August 22, 2010 

  • The Best Free Firewall Products for Windows

    Protecting your computer with an antivirus program is not enough. A firewall protection is required to help protect against hackers and malware. You don't need to pay for firewall protection because there's plenty of free firewall software to...
    By Donna Buenaventura August 16, 2010 

  • Sunbelt Personal Firewall Review: Rule-based Firewall with Intrusion Protection for Windows

    A rule-based firewall that will monitor incoming and outgoing traffics is a must-have. Sunbelt Personal Firewall will help control communications to and from your PC while protecting you from intruders.
    By Donna Buenaventura July 19, 2010 

  • The Best Firewall Products

    A person who is looking for firewall product knows that a firewall is a must-have program in a system. To find out what they need, the computer user will either look for firewall reviews, recommendations or test a firewall software themselves. Here...
    By Donna Buenaventura June 25, 2010 
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