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matty3
23-07-2006, 11:54 AM
Hi,

I ran Symantec's online security weakness thinge and it came back with some port weaknesses. I was just wondering if someone has some good freeware software that can block the ports?

Thanks,

~Matt :-)

Greg
23-07-2006, 12:50 PM
Any decent firewall will do it. Try Zonealarm or Kerio - both free.

matty3
23-07-2006, 12:55 PM
Yep, I've got Zone Alarm free edition but how do I customize it - to like block the certain ports?

~Matt :-)

Speedy Gonzales
23-07-2006, 01:07 PM
And what ports are these?

Greg
23-07-2006, 01:07 PM
Right-click the ZA icon in the Task Notification area, select Restore Zonealarm Control Centre. Click on the Firewall tab on the left-hand side. Under Internet Zone Activity move the slider to High. Then re-test at Symantec's site or www.grc.com.

matty3
23-07-2006, 01:25 PM
Today my trial of Zone Alarm Pro just finished and now I don't think its running when every I try to open it from the start menu it just puts up a screen saying its expired and then I click on revert to Zone Alarm it puts up a screen with bars and then it just all vanishes and it isn't in the taskbar.

I'm not too sure what ports it said was open. I can run it again if you want.

~Matt :-)

Greg
23-07-2006, 01:47 PM
Try uninstalling and reinstalling it.

matty3
23-07-2006, 02:04 PM
Thanks.

~Matt :-)

matty3
23-07-2006, 07:01 PM
It says that there are like no ports that are open or something on that other test site.

~Matt :-)

TGoddard
23-07-2006, 07:40 PM
Trust grc.com, not Symantec. They don't need you to buy their product.

matty3
25-07-2006, 05:47 PM
Okay thanks.

~matt :-)