PeerGuardian is described as 'privacy oriented firewall application. It blocks connections to and from hosts specified in huge blocklists (thousands or millions of IP ranges)' and is an app in the File Sharing category. There are five alternatives to PeerGuardian for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, VirtualBox, VMware vSphere Hypervisor and Microsoft Hyper-V Server. The best alternative is simplewall, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PeerGuardian are CacheGuard-OS (Paid), BeeThink IP Blocker (Paid), iplist (Free, Open Source) and HostsXpert (Free).
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- iplist is a Linux application for blocking connections to and from a specified range of hosts using the netfilter netlink-queue library. View 5 alternatives to iplist
The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.29, released in October 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.
- Free • Open Source
- HostsXpert is an ultra-groovy Hosts file Manager, Editor and Helper-outter. Below you'll find a list of HostsXpert's functions. View 10 alternatives to HostsXpert
The official website is no longer available. Last version, 4.4, released in September 2011, can be still downloaded from MajorGeeks
- Free • Proprietary