Re: Kerio in WinXP
Date: Tue, 1 Jun 2004 08:19:07 -0400
> My initial feeling about XP's built-in firewall is that it would
>obviously let through traffic that M$ wants to let through without
>asking me about it. You might as well trust a fox to guard the chicken
>coop. I think a 3rd party firewall is inherently more trustworthy than
>that of the OS vendor.
If you don't trust Microsoft, you shouldn't install their operating system. If
they really wanted to sneak in and steal your soul, no software firewall would
protect you. They'd just include the bypass in the TCP/IP driver. An exterior
hardware firewall might block the Evil Empire, but if you are really that
paranoid, you shouldn't run Windows in the first place.
Dave "Crash" Dummy - A weapon of mass destruction
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