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Guarddog Alternatives

Guarddog is described as 'firewall configuration utility for Linux systems. Guarddog is aimed at two groups of users' and is a Firewall in the security & privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Guarddog for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, KDE, Kubuntu and KDE neon. The best alternative is OpenSnitch, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Guarddog are Gufw, TinyWall, ZoneAlarm Firewall and PC Tools Firewall Plus.

Guarddog alternatives are mainly Firewalls but may also be Network Monitors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Guarddog.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

Guarddog is a firewall configuration utility for Linux systems. Guarddog is aimed at two groups of users.

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    OpenSnitch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    OpenSnitch is a GNU/Linux port of the Little Snitch application firewall.

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  2. Gufw icon

    Gufw

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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).

    Main Gufw window where you set which applications to allow or block.


  3. TinyWall icon

    TinyWall

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    TinyWall is a free software to harden and control the advanced firewall built into Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

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  4. ZoneAlarm Firewall icon

    ZoneAlarm Firewall

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

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

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  5. PC Tools Firewall Plus icon

    PC Tools Firewall Plus

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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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  6. Firestarter icon

    Firestarter

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

    The Firestarter status pageThe Firestarter status interface shows the state of the firewall and the network at a glance.The active connections list shows all the connections tracked by the firewall, including traffic routed through the firewall. It can also tell you which program the connection belongs to.
  7. Sygate Personal Firewall icon

    Sygate Personal Firewall

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Sygate Personal Firewall is a bit old but good firewall for Windows.

    Discontinued

    On October 10, 2005 Symantec Corporation acquired Sygate Technologies, so Sygate Personal Firewall has been replaced by an advanced "Smart Firewall," available in Symantec’s Norton Internet Security. Sygate Personal Firewall can still be downloaded from Tucows.

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  8. Core Force

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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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  9. Filseclab Personal Firewall icon

    Filseclab Personal Firewall

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Filseclab Personal Firewall Professional Edition is one of the most important software of Filseclab, it is very easy to use and also very powerful. It can provide more secure protection for your PC, and it is FREE.

    Discontinued

    The last update was released on July 29th, 2005.

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  10. Wallix Pro Firewall icon

    Wallix Pro Firewall

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Wallix Pro Firewall prevents intruders from accessing your computer and that’s the main objective for a computer firewall. It automatically detects and blocks attacks through a comprehensive examination of all inbound and outbound information to your computer.

    Discontinued

    Website now longer exists to provide download. Program is still available on other sites.

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