TinyWall: turns Windows’ firewall into a world-class, no-popup firewall

Unlike Windows XP’s built-in firewall, Microsoft’s default firewall in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8 is generally competent and offers excellent protection. Windows’ firewall gets a bad rap, however, partly because of the legacy of XP’s firewall, but also because it suffers from a few small issues, such as an insecure, one-way filtering configuration, the


Surf the net anonymously and go around firewalls and geo-restrictions with Ultrasurf

Ultrasurf is free, proxy-based ‘anti censorship’, ‘pro-privacy’ software. It tunnels through firewalls (whether at work or country-wide), encrypts online communications, hides your real IP from the websites that you are visiting, automatically deletes your browser history, and provides you with a US-based location so that you can access geographically restricted websites such as Hulu or

Comodo Firewall Screenshot

Comodo Firewall

Another program in Comodo’s stable of free software is it’s Comodo Firewall, which provides protection against trojans, identity theft hackers, malicious scripts, and other external and internal threats. I am a sucker for software that looks really cool and professional and is effective to boot, all of which can be said about this one. From what I’ve read in