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Old 09-19-2003, 05:49 AM   #1
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How secure is the D-Link firewall?

I have a D-Link DI-704P router with builtin firewall, and I was wondering just how secure the firewall is.
  • Is there a place where I can get a rating on such things?
  • Does anyone know of any vunerabilities?
  • Can I turn off my iptables firewall and feel secure behind the D-Link router?

Well really I would like to see a site that rates firewalled routers.

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Can I turn off my iptables firewall and feel secure behind the D-Link router?
I can't think of a single reason why you would want to turn off your firewall. I haven't seen any comparisons of DLink to other routers, but I know that on my LAN, every computer has a firewall. Period. That way if someone does manage to crack my router (a Linksys) they still have to deal with my firewalls. Why make it easier for someone to crack your system?


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