This material originally appeared at Gizmo’s Freeware (www.techsupportalert.com).
“Basic firewall protection is critical for securing your PC. Simple firewalls (like the default Windows firewall) limit access to your system and personal information, and silently protect you from inbound threats. We review basic third-party firewalls as well as the built in Windows firewall, and look at features such as monitoring programs that request outgoing Internet connections (we call this “outbound protection”).”
- Basic Firewalls
- Firewalls with Strong HIPS
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