Posts Tagged ‘firewall software’

Windows Firewall Notifier

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

It’s kind of hard to tell from just reading the article, but this one sounds like it could either be very helpful, or very annoying …

Microsoft has improved the Windows Firewall ever since it was included in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. The majority of usability and security issues have been dealt with. Outbound Packet Filtering was for instance introduced under Windows Vista. There are still some issues left that Microsoft has not yet addressed. Especially the firewall’s configuration interface and notifications need improvement.