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Application based firewalls for Linux

Linux has IPtables firewalls like GUFW which can block ports and IPs. But what I need is an application based firewall like Zone Alarm and Comodo in Windows that blocks internet access to particular ...
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Alert if a remote computer tries to connect on a given port

I am looking for a Windows 7 program that can give an alert if a remote computer tries to connect on a given port, and gives the option to accept or refuse. I don't want any warning regarding other ...
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Need an alternative to Comodo Firewall

Please note: This is NOT a duplicate of earlier questions of this sort. As of 2017, market landscape has changed; most solutions historically recommended got discontinued or made paid only. So. After ...
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Simple interactive windows firewall

I'm surprised I cannot find any windows application fulfilling following requirements: to behave as standard, simple, standalone and interactive windows firewall, nothing more not to be unmanageable ...
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A firewall that does not ask the same question multiple times when the user answers without selecting "remember this setting" checkbox

Gist I'm looking for a firewall: A firewall that does not ask the same question multiple times when the user answers without selecting "remember this setting" checkbox And ideally, that can display ...
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An alternative to Mobiwol or any other way to block certain apps from accessing Internet

I need to control which application on my Android-based phone has or hasn't access to Internet. Requirements: invisible to device user (except for icon in app drawer), password required for ...
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Light & effective firewall to block a program

My laptop system is Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit. I'm looking for a light firewall to only block some programs to access to net. I've tried Comodo but it slows my laptop too much. Any suggestions?
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Firewall for Windows to work with hosts/websites and wildcards instead of IPs

I need a Firewall for Windows which could disallow the access to all websites/hosts and allow only to the ones whitelisted instead of working with IPs as built-in Windows Firewall does. For example, ...
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Looking for a very specific Firewall (Win 10)

Let me explain what I'm looking for: I'm currently using Eset Internet Security. Eset firewall has a quirk: When set to "Interactive mode" whenever a new application tries to establish a ...
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Per-app connection blocking tool

Is there a free software tool for GNU/Linux based OS similar to NetGuard for android? or Is there a free software firewall tool that allows black/whitelisting IP on a per-app/process basis? Note: A ...
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Firewall app for MacOS that I can quit

I know there is a few firewall solutions for Mac, I use one - "Little Snitch" and while it's great, it does not satisfy one of my requirements. My use case is as follows: I'm offline, maybe ...
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Firewall tool for Windows 10 PC

I'm looking for a tool that can block applications from accessing the Internet, an alternate Windows Firewall Tool. Features Required: Simple and Easy to Use Light-weight Able to block applications ...
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Mac firewall or tool that blocks access to websites based on geographic location?

I'm looking for a free Mac OS firewall that allows blocking of sites based on the server's estimated geographic location or iptable-like banning at a minimum. The main application is to thwart ...
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Any good free full version software similar to "Hide All IP"?

I like to play games online with gameranger. The problem is that I get this nasty message : Port forwarding at my local machine does not seem to work. It seems I will have to contact ISP which is a ...
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Windows security software wanted, mix of personal firewall and packet filter

Many years ago, I had a Windows based security software of which I do not remember the name. It was advertised as a personal firewall, but it could do much more. After initial installation it would ...
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No-root Android Firewall with Ad Blocker (KitKat compatible)

I'm looking for an Android app with the following features: Does not require root Acts a firewall (can use VPN) Acts as a global ad-blocker, preferably with user-defined lists (similar to AdAway, but ...
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Blocking websites per user

I need to block specified websites, but each user should get his own rules, for example: John cannot access Facebook Alex can access Facebook, but cannot access Youtube The boss can access everything....
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Firewall for Windows, which controls in/out data flow

I am searching for a firewall for Windows, which can control data flow in and out of my PC. I am not talking about inbound/outbound connection but about data flow. [Sorry, I don't know technical ...
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Utilities for firewalled downloads

I am looking for a linux utility that downloads a file and set a firewall that restricts all connection to only the server that is transferring the file. I would set it in bash if it doesn't really ...
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Android app to easily deny Internet access to apps, does not show apps that don't use it in the first place

To prevent a particular app from using the Internet, NetGuard/AFWall+/XPrivacy can be used. PROBLEM: They shows all apps on the phone, even the apps whose source code does not even attempt to access ...
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