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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2007. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends February 21st.

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View Poll Results: Network Security Application of the Year
nmap 117 24.95%
snort 36 7.68%
Nessus 13 2.77%
ClamAv 48 10.23%
tcpdump 21 4.48%
kismet 14 2.99%
fwBuilder 7 1.49%
Firestarter 61 13.01%
Wireshark 97 20.68%
dsniff 1 0.21%
Guarddog 33 7.04%
Shorewall 21 4.48%
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Old 01-09-2008, 07:36 AM   #16
SCerovec
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Location: Cp6uja
Distribution: Slackware and Porteus
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I use Slax 0.6 pre-release with Clam, Klam and updated database package I made myself.

Ever since I scan my customer's PCs offline and hit more positives than with pro tools.
the caveat is I have to erase manually...

With the trends or infection rates and frequencies, i believe that Clam project deserves more public exposure and support up until the point the all known malware-receptive OS becomes insignificant part of the market.

My vote goes to Clam this year.
Anti viral companies, I f You red this - make more free editions (trade feed back for support) - or perish.
 
Old 01-15-2008, 05:56 AM   #17
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I vote for IPCop, not on the list. Live it...Learn it...Love it.
 
Old 01-15-2008, 02:56 PM   #18
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Exclamation Netwox (Formerly lcrzoex)

Please add Netwox, as it is certainly a comprehensive security tool.
Thanks.
 
Old 01-17-2008, 12:36 AM   #19
sakura_san
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My vote is for Firestarter, because it works and is really user friendly.
 
Old 02-01-2008, 05:56 AM   #20
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I voted for Firestarter because it's easy and makes sharing the internet connection a matter of a few clicks instead of manually setting up masquerading. Adding other iptables rules and viewing logs and status is also very easy using Firestarter. I think it's a good gui, as it requires no knowledge of iptables to work so anyone who ever used a personal firewall on the darkside can quickly understand it and have iptables configured adequately for a home desktop or laptop in a few minutes. It also doesn't stop you setting iptables rules manually as well if you prefer.
 
Old 02-01-2008, 06:57 AM   #21
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Tons of Fun View Post
I vote for IPCop, not on the list. Live it...Learn it...Love it.
Quote:
Originally Posted by esaym View Post
... add a whole new poll for the firewall distros and routers (smoothwall, ipcop, pfsense, linksys wrt54gl, monowall, ect)
(see also posts 5-8 above)

I now agree, we need a firewall distro poll, maybe next year.
 
Old 02-02-2008, 12:33 AM   #22
G13man
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smoothwall but still looking .. thanks for the list
 
Old 02-16-2008, 04:00 PM   #23
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Firestarter. Makes iptables easy.
 
  


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