Posts Tagged ‘shields up’

Shields Up – Test Your Firewall Online

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

This sounds like a useful tool to help make certain that your firewall is correctly configured …

The firewall is used to control incoming and outgoing traffic. Many users believe that simply installing a firewall is enough to protect their computer from malicious attacks but that does not have to be the case. An improperly configured firewall can do more damage than harm, or at least leave some attack vectors open that would be close if it had been configured properly.