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Re: Personal firewalls.
From: Nancy Kramer <nekramer () mindtheater net>
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2006 21:05:05 -0500

You are then saying don't buy your firewall bundled with your anti virus. Logically that makes sense. It seems though that most AV vendors sell a firewall with their deluxe packages maybe because they think you need one and it gives them a little extra revenue.

I have dailup and no firewall on my desktop and so far so good. Haven't had to rebuild the system yet and I have had it since March 2001. Came close to getting it messed up when I had Norton but was saved by AVG Free. Currently I have my email on a server where they keep the server anti virus up to date. I have not seen a virus in email in months. I still need desktop anti virus but it sure does cut down on the malware that shows up on my desktop.


Nancy Kramer

At 03:28 PM 1/20/2006, Soderland, Craig wrote:
And with hardware many users/companies make the same mistake, layering firewalls all of the same vendor/brand. So that in the event of an exploit weakens they're all penetrated.

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