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No more free Sygate or Kerio Firewall

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by nickg, Nov 28, 2005.

  1. nickg

    nickg

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  2. I really like GhostWall

    http://www.ghostsecurity.com/index.php?page=ghostwall

    http://www.ghostsecurity.com/index.php?page=download&id=876

    For easy set up and protection Outpost works it's just a bit dated.


    http://dl2.agnitum.com/OutpostInstall.exe

    The very best Zone Alarm I've found is version 4.5.594.000

    It doesn't have the anti-virus checker which can cause conflict and makes for a larger slower program.Download it now while it's still available.

    http://download.zonelabs.com/bin/free/1023_zl/zlsSetup_45_594_000.exe
     


  3. nickg

    nickg

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    after reading the article about no more support for Sygate i then saw some suggestions for some other free firewalls.

    i first downloaded Tiny Personal Firewall. i could tell right away that i wasn't going to like it. and after playing with it for a while i found out i was right.

    so i then tried NetVeda. now this is a nice program. very simple user interface, nothing fancy. and much less obtrusive than Sygate is. i'm surprised i've never come across this program before.

    plus it is not a resource hog like programs such as zonealarm.

    here's a few links to it:
    http://www.netveda.com/
    http://www.download.com/NetVeda-Safety-Net/3640-10435_4-10382920.html?tag=tab_ur
     
  4. funbob

    funbob do a lil' dance

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    That sucks. Sygate was my favorite firewall. All Symantec is probably going to do is incorporate a few of the features into the next version of their bloatware, I hate them. I guess the search for a good replacement is on.
     
  5. Gadgetman

    Gadgetman

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    I use Kerio for now. But it sounds like I'll be looking for a new free firewall too.:(
     
  6. MrWithasee

    MrWithasee Not playing

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    My brother just told me about Foxie from Mozilla, the makers of Firefox. Might not be quite ready to go b/c of a few bugs but it might be worth keeping an eye on.

    http://www.getfoxie.com/
     
  7. grokdesigns

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    Foxie isn't from Mozilla, it's just an addon for Internet Explorer...and anything that 'integrates' with IE is just asking for security issues. Get the real Firefox and a real firewall:)