Re: upgrade from 98 to XP

Subject: Re: upgrade from 98 to XP
From: "Douglas S. Bailey (AL)" <dbailey -at- commandalkon -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2002 09:19:38 -0600

Years ago I read that BlackICE doesn't prevent rogue programs running on
your PC from sending traffic out to external, Internet locations. Which is
why I use Zone Alarm instead (and have been very happy with it, especially
considering the price). Have they implemented outgoing traffic policing in
BlackICE yet? If not, why would anyone use it?

--Doug, with 18+ months of unpenetrated Zone Alarm protection.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Logue, Jason" <JLogue -at- lrs -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2002 8:59 AM
Subject: FW: upgrade from 98 to XP


>
> While we are talking firewalls/security, how well do programs like
ZoneAlarm
> work to prevent hackers, et al?
>
> I'm using XP and don't really trust its firewall protection either, so I
> installed ZoneAlarm, but I wonder if that is a false sense of security as
> well.
>
>
> TIA,
> Jason
>


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