Details of Sophos® Firewall in Windows® 7
Firewall is security software which is in between network applications and the Internet. It is a firewall which protects your system from offensive websites and hackers. In simple words it can be called a barrier and it guards your system from harmful forces. One of the best firewalls available in the market is Sophos Firewall. To install and use Sophos Firewall in your system, you need to keep in mind certain important things. You should ensure that no other firewall is enabled or used while you are installing and using Sophos Firewall. This is because, it is wise to use only one firewall at a time, though it is possible use more than one firewall program in your system.
The following are some of the role played by Sophos Firewall in your Windows 7 system:
- Prevention of remote login
- Identification of spam
- Suspicious macros destruction
Prevention of remote login
Malware that is residing in Windows 7 will let hackers access your system, remotely. Hackers accessing your system with the help of malware can even view or access the files found in your system. This lets hackers steal all your valuable information from your system. But with the help of Sophos Firewall, you can protect your system from such a remote login.
Identification of spam
Spam mails as such are not dangerous. It usually contains links to some webpages, by clicking on to those links, there is s great chances of cookies getting into and settling into Windows 7. This results in the creation of Backdoors for viruses to easily enter your system. Sophos Firewall provides active protection for spam mail received in the inbox.
Macros are usually created in order to simplify a tough task or long or complex process. By taking advantage of macros, hackers create their own macros. Such macros are capable of destroying important system data which can even leads to system crashes. But with Sophos Firewall in Windows 7, you can easily identify and destroy all harmful macros.
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