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What is firewall?


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#1 jullyfedro03

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 08:29 PM

What is firewall and how it works?



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#2 Platypus

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 11:34 PM

Check out these reasons why firewall is need for these days:

1. A firewall protects your computer from unauthorized remote access
2. It can block messages linking to unwanted content
3. It makes online gaming safer
4. You can block unsuitable or immoral content with a firewall


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Posted 13 September 2017 - 05:22 AM

A Firewall original  purpose was to filters inbound/outbound connections; with time, security vendors added outbound controls to prevent malware to call home and transmit your datas (keyloggers, etc).



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Posted 14 September 2017 - 10:13 AM

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/407147/answers-to-common-security-questions-best-practices/?p=2475503You can also view... Choosing A Firewall


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