Nowadays there is a massive increase in viruses, worms,Trojans and other malicious codes . Anti-spy ware and virus protection software are only a part of any security solution.There should be a good Firewall on your system for continued protection from intruders.There are many silent worms which are totally unnoticeable can get on to your computer and are almost unnoticed. Protecting your computer from such unauthorized access has never been easier without a Firewall. Windows XP and Vista already have a Firewall on it and have basic functions only.
Webroot desktop Firewall is an 'intelligent learning' Firewall that secures your computer from Internet threats and reduces the risks of being a victim of online crimes. Unlike the Windows XP and Vista Firewall, Webroot Desktop Firewall combines intelligent firewall technology with intrusion prevention for inbound and outbound protection that is both powerful and easy to use.
The latest version(5.5) have the following new features.
- The new intelligent, "learning" firewall watches what you do; then learns from your activity to only interrupt you for abnormal activity.
- Windows Vista Compatible. It provides superior protection to the basic firewall features found in Windows XP and Vista, and will not cause conflicts with those features.
- Stronger multi-layer intrusion prevention. Its multiple layers of security include desktop firewall, port manager, URL filter, process monitor, and application/system anomaly detection.