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Why your computer needs a firewall enabled

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Why is it even necessary to convince anybody that they need a firewall enabled on their Internet-facing computer – desktop or server? You would think that the role of a firewall should be obvious to any computer user. However, some of the comments that I have come across on this subject tell me that is not necessarily true.

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3 graphical clients for managing the Uncomplicated FireWall

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ufw, the Uncomplicated FireWall, is Ubuntu’s user-friendly, command line frontend to IPTables, the command line utility for managing Netfilter, the firewall application built into the Linux kernel. It is installed not just on Ubuntu, but also on all Ubuntu-based distributions. As simple to use as ufw is, a graphical interface is even better, especially for new users.

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How Fedora protects your data with full disk encryption

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What happens if someone gains unauthorized, physical access to your computer? Even with all the fancy firewall and other network security tools running, If the disk is not encrypted, check mate! Your data is now shared. This short tutorial shows you how Fedora implements disk encryption and how that protects your computer if it ever falls into the wrong hands.

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Secure remote firewall administration via SSH

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Most firewall systems contain a Web-based component that allows you to configure the firewall. This holds true for most entry-level firewall systems (Linksys, D-Link, etc.) and also open source firewall systems such as pfSense. These systems tend to provide ways to access the Web interface remotely via the Internet; however, this should not be considered secure at all.

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How to Install Graphical Front End for Iptables in Ubuntu /debian Linux : Vuurmuur

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Vuurmuur is graphical front end for famous firewall software iptables. You can make complex firewall rules in simple steps. Vuurmuur supports traffic shaping, has powerful monitoring features, which allow the administrator to look at the logs, connections and bandwidth usage in realtime.

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Building a Stealth Firewall

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A stealth firewall provides a way to gain access to filtering Internet traffic from a position of stealth. A bridge provides stealth because it does not use an IP Address to function but rather operates at the Layer 2 of the OSI model meaning that without an IP Address the firewall is inaccessible and hidden from all would be attackers.

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10 Page Fedora Firewall Course

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This is a Mini-Course on the setup and use of the Fedora 11 firewall. This is a free course that is available to anyone. The Course is designed to take you step by step through the setup of a firewall that will meet your needs.

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Fedora 11 Includes a Simple Firewall

http://easylinuxcds.com

Firewalls need to be simple and firewalls need to be complex….yes, this is a dilemma of huge consequence. However, Fedora has accomplished both in one firewall. This new option in System/Administration/Firewall provides two layers of set up for the firewall.

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Understanding Network Address Translation, NAT

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Network Address Translation (NAT) is one of the basic functions of a circuit level gateway. The simple purpose of NAT is to hide the IP addresses of a private network from the outside world.

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When RFC's Attack - More Laughs From Cyberspace

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How to bypass your firewall by making any session appear to be http. A joke, but also real ;)

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Configure a professional firewall using pfSense

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The guide will take you through the setup of the pfSense firewall with one WAN interface, one LAN interface and one Opt1-WiFi Interface. This guide was written for Linksys, Netgear, and D-link users with no firewall or router experience. No experience is needed with FreeBSD or GNU/Linux to install and run pfSense.

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Where can I download a free firewall?

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Free firewalls have become very common and represent an excellent alternative to commercial firewall packages. Most of these firewalls run under some form of Linux, FreeBSD, or OpenBSD. Many of these free firewalls are front-ends for lower-level firewall packages such as pf, iptables, and ipchains.

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Review: Yoggie Pico personal firewall that runs Linux

http://www.linuxdevices.com

Yoggie's innovative Yoggie Pico may well be the first hardware firewall that is truly practical for mobile workers running Windows-based computers. The device appears to work well, except for a simplistic web-based user interface that may not satisfy technical users.

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