Re: WindowsXP sp2 firewall

From: swingman (victorsacco_nospamers_at_highstream.net)
Date: 08/12/04


Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2004 07:07:21 -0700


"Larry Brewer" <Lathe1@worldnet.att.net> wrote in message news:BKtSc.429742$Gx4.279758@bgtnsc04-news.ops.worldnet.att.net...
> Hello
>
> How good is the new firewall that came with the sp2?
>
> Larry Brewer

The SP2 firewall monitors incoming traffic, but not outgoing traffic. You still need something like Zonealarm to manage the way your programs connect to the internet and to catch Trojans.