What is Max Internet Security Firewall?

Max Secure Firewall provides a robust way to effectively filter network traffic, prevent malicious behavior, protect running processes and filter web content. It provides filtering of I/O requests at the kernel and user levels. Max Secure Firewall is one of the best defenses against malicious software attacks on your system.

You can enable firewall by using "Options > System Settings > Advanced Settings > Firewall > Enable Firewall" check box.

Prerequisite to enable the firewall on the Windows 2000 Professional, Windows 2000 Server and Windows 2000 Advanced Server
Prerequisite to enable the firewall on the Windows Vista Business 32 bit

Network Filter

The firewall keeps track of all communications that have originated from your computer, and it prevents unsolicited traffic from reaching your computer. The two-way firewall monitors your computer’s inbound and outbound connections and prevents local and remote unauthorized network access. You can specify if you wish to block communication from a range of network addresses or protocols.
A set of rules are provided for specific well-known protocols. This is provided for convenience so that user don’t have to have deep protocol knowledge to configure them.

Application Rules

This is a set of rules that manage how certain applications will access the network. These rules are based only on the application path; they don’t configure any port/protocol. They can allow all communications coming to/going from the application. You can add any application by clicking on Add button and specify rule such as allow or block. Blocked application will not be allowed to be executed on this PC.

A firewall will help protect a computer on a wireless network, but will not restrict access to the network itself. You security on wireless network, you should configure your wireless network to use a network key using either Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) or wired equivalent privacy (WEP). For more information, consult the manual for your wireless networking devices.

Internet Filter

Anti Phishing, Anti banner and Bad Website blocking : This feature protects the incoming web traffic and prevents denagerous scripts and urls from being browsed on your PC. You can also add your urls by domain name or any sub-string if you want.

Anti-Banner: blocks advertising information located on banners, built into interfaces of various programs installed on your computer, or displayed online, mostly in browsers. Not only are banner ads devoid of useful information but they also distract you from your work and increase the amount of traffic on your computer.

Anti-Phishing: protects you from phishing. Phishing generally consists of e-mails from fake financial institutions that contain links to their websites which look alike some genuine bank or financial institution. . The message text convinces the reader to click the link and enter confidential information in the window that follows, for example, a credit card number or a login and password or an Internet banking site where financial operations can be carried out.

Bad Website blocking: The module is designed to provide safe Internet surfing by restricting access to unsecure web resources, websites which have been considered as suspicious or phishing .

Note: This option is only for Windows XP Service Pack 2 and later version.

Email Scan

Scans all incoming and outgoing messages and their attachements. Pop3, SMTP, IMAP, MAPI and NNTP protocols are supported.

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