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DoorStop X firewall utility released as public beta

updated 05:30 pm EDT, Mon May 2, 2005

DoorStop X beta

Open Door Networks today announced that it is returning to the Macintosh firewall business and has released a free public beta of its firewall for Mac OS X Tiger. By default, DoorStop X blocks all service-level access attempts from the Internet to the user's machine are blocked and logged. "For users who wish to selectively but securely allow access to certain services on their machine, DoorStop X provides user-friendly lists of the most common services." DoorStop X can allow or deny service-by-service access from specific machines, Internet address ranges, or all of a user's home network; it also offers logging of allowed and/or denied access attempts and optional blocking and logging of low-level "UDP" access attempts. The beta expires on July 25th, 2005. (Pricing has not been set.) [link updated]




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