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    DefenseWall Alternatives

    DefenseWall is described as 'sandboxing-style personal firewall solution that wins when your anti-virus fails. DefenseWall is based on a sandboxing approach that uses rights restrictions and partial virtualization'. There are more than 10 alternatives to DefenseWall for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, KDE, VirtualBox and Kubuntu. The best alternative is TinyWall, which is free. Other great apps like DefenseWall are Gufw (Free, Open Source), Windows Firewall Notifier (Free, Open Source), Privatefirewall (Free) and ZoneAlarm Firewall (Freemium).

    This page was last updated May 19, 2022
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    1. TinyWall is a free software to harden and control the advanced firewall built into Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.
      • FreeOpen Source
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      Gufw is an easy, intuitive way to manage your Linux firewall. It supports common tasks such as allowing or blocking pre-configured, common p2p, or individual ports port(s), and many others! Gufw is powered by Uncomplicated Firewall (ufw).


    2. Windows Firewall Notifier (WFN) extends the default Windows embedded firewall behavior, allowing to visualize and handle incoming or outgoing connections.
    3. This personal firewall and intrusion detection application provides comprehensive online security. It constantly monitors your PC for intrusion and reports any findings, so you can take the appropriate action.

      Discontinued

      The product is no longer offered on the company website. Last version, 7.0.30.3, released in December 2013, can be still downloaded from MajorGeeks

      • FreemiumProprietary
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      ZoneAlarm Free Firewall blocks hackers from infiltrating your home PC by hiding your computer from unsolicited network traffic.


    4. Protects your applications from undesirable network incoming and outgoing activity, controls applications internet access. Allows you to control personal information leakage via controlling application network traffic.
      • Windows
      • VirtualBox
      • VMware vSphere Hypervisor
      • Microsoft Hyper-V Server
      • Proxmox Virtual Environment
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      All CacheGuard products and services are focused on delivering secured and optimized Web contents to our clients. To achieve that goal we made CacheGuard OS which is our core product.
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      • Linux
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      Firestarter is an Open Source visual firewall program. The software aims to combine ease of use with powerful features, therefore serving both Linux desktop users and system administrators.

      Discontinued

      Active development stopped in 2005.

    5. PC Tools Firewall Plus is a powerful free personal firewall for Windows® that protects your computer by preventing unauthorized users from gaining access to your computer through the Internet or a network.

      Discontinued

      Last version, 6.0.0.74, was released on September 29, 2009. It can be still downloaded from Download.com.

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      CORE FORCE is a free comprehensive endpoint security solution for Windows 2000 and Windows XP systems.

      Discontinued

      Last modification date: 10/25/05. See https://www.coresecurity.com/grid/index-open-source-tools

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