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OS X 10.3.3: built-in firewall quality

benomoro
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Hi,

I have been trying to find info has to how secure the Panther built-in firewall is.

Is it true that the fiewall won't block outgoing traffic, such as programs checking with thier homebase for updates, etc?

Would an ADSL modem/router with NAT + OS X built-in firewall? Provide adequate security for a home-user with no servers being used?

If not, what software and/or command line lockdowns would be suggested?

Regards,

Benomoro

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Hey,

thanks for the prompt response. You both provided the information I was after + reassurance that the Os X world is safer...

Cheers.
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