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Thread: How Does Your Personal Firewall Rate?

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    Master-Jedi-Pimps0r & Moderator thehorse13's Avatar
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    How Does Your Personal Firewall Rate?

    You'll either sing or cry after reading this report. Though I can't tell you how I know, trust me when I say that the results are *highly* accurate .

    Also, this is a VERY good read because it goes into detail exactly how a windows networking stack works.


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    It was indeed a good read. It also goes some way to explaning why after some cleanups users have problems connecting to the net. Tcp/ip and Lsp stack getting fuxOred
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    Leftie Linux Lover the_JinX's Avatar
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    Good info..

    That'll help me debunk more salestalk(r) when meeting with the salesmen once again..
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    AO übergeek phishphreek's Avatar
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    I read something along these lines before @ security focus.

    However, at the moment, looks like their site is fux0rd.

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    Software Firewalls: Made of Straw?

    Ok... well, maybe the DB error is off and on. Now I can get to them. /shrug
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    THE Bastard Sys***** dinowuff's Avatar
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    As to the XP Firewall, is anyone suprised? wsock32.dll ring a bell? I just love and HATE DCOM.

    I was suprised to see any firewall pass the LSP Insertion test.

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