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Outpost Firewall Pro, provides a superior arsenal of defense against PC infiltration by denying unauthorized access by remote hackers and protecting against data theft, denial-of-service attacks, privacy violation, Trojan horses, spyware and more. Four major criteria define Outpost Firewall Pro: security, control, privacy and ease of use.

  • Security
    Detects and blocks all intrusions by hackers;
    Blocks data theft attempts;
    Operates your computer into stealth mode, making it invisible to intruders;
    Analyzes your inbox and Quarantines Internet worms and viruses;
  • Control
    Monitors network activity of your PC;
    Protects your children from illegal, inappropriate web sites;
    Provides full access to a thorough history of your connections;
  • Privacy
    Prevents data leak from your PC;
    Averts invasions of your privacy through the Internet;
    Conceals your surfing habits when browsing the Web;
  • Ease of Use
    Runs under all* Windows systems on any Internet connection with any** applications;
    Auto-configures for your best protection during installation;
    Updates information frequently through a custom utility, to ensure your protection against new attacks.

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Post courtesy of hayc59
Outpost 3.0 Released

On 26th September 2005, Agnitum released Outpost 3.0. This version includes an Anti-Spyware plugin plus an ARP (Ethernet) filtering tab for the Attack Detection plugin.

Following is a list of new features:
  • Real-time spyware protection monitors and blocks every attempt by malware to harm your computer.
  • Spyware On-Demand Scanner lets you check your system for spyware threats to identify and remove them from your computer.
  • ID Block prevents specific personal data leaks from occurring on your computer.
  • Attack Detection plug-in now detects and averts particular Ethernet attacks such as IP spoofing, ARP scanning, ARP flood and others, protecting your system from invasions on a local network and more Internet attacks providing even more solid protection against external threats.
  • Improved Component Control monitors the more vulnerable locations and files to decrease the number of pop-up prompts that demand your attention.
  • The Smart Advisor provides additional information on each Outpost Firewall Pro event and gives recommendations so users are more confident in their decisions.
  • New Startup Wizard allows performing quick initial configuration of Outpost Firewall Pro after installation.
  • Our feedback service lets you report Outpost Firewall Pro security issues to our support service directly from the program.
Following is a list of issues that were fixed (only major listed):
  • 'Allow/Block Once' commands logic was changed. All data from specified local ports to specified remote ports and addresses is allowed/blocked during a single communication.
  • Subnet mask and wildcards ('*') can be correctly used in editing dialogs for IP address lists.
  • Rules creation for FTP DATA is fixed. If your computer was set up as an
  • Internet Connection Sharing gateway, access to FTP servers could have been blocked if using FTP active mode.
Please also review the Outpost 3.0 - What to expect thread for upgrade/install recommendations and other known issues.

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Outpost Firewall Pro 3.0.557.437 December 6, 2005


Release date: December 6, 2005
Version: 3.0 (557.437)
Size, MB: 5.46

Please note at this time the change log is unavailable
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Release date: December 6, 2005
Version: 3.0 (557.437)

Change Log
  • After upgrading from version 2.7, spyware base was not available until Outpost Firewall is restarted.
  • Duplicate records in Add/Remove Programs dialog after installing Outpost Firewall 3.0.
  • If in user mode, Outpost Firewall did not start correctly after user logoff/logon.
  • French, German, Russian, and Spanish localization issues.
  • New Debug plug-in for providing error feedback to Agnitum.
  • Agnitum Update message was displayed if updating spyware base.
  • Access to FTP server was blocked if standard rules for FTP protocol from preset were used.
  • Issues while adding filters in Log Viewer.
  • Stateful inspection was not turned on in Allow Outqoing DHCP global rule after updating from version 2.7.
  • Agnitum Update hung in case of no network access.
  • Outpost Firewall could not be uninstalled after upgrade from previous versions.
  • Empty checkfw.log file in root of disk C:\ was created.
  • Outpost Firewall could crash on starting some Adobe applications.
  • Outpost Firewall could crash when moving or manually adding any application to Partially Allowed list.
  • Outpost Firewall locked registry which resulted in slow system shut down.
  • Remote address specified in the Rules Wizard dialog was not automatically set in Rules window when selecting Custom and clicking OK.
  • Block extra long DNS requests option is disabled by default.
  • Black color scheme issues.
  • Outpost Firewall could crash if the started application was immediately closed.
  • Outpost Firewall could crash on loading its service.
  • Outpost Firewall could crash on performing some plug-ins diagnostics.
  • Outpost Firewall could crash when going to sleep and hibernate modes.
  • Component control did not respond when updating any application that uses Internet connection.
  • Spyware scanner dumped big amounts of .tmp files in Windows temporary folder.
  • and more minor issues fixed.
Please also review the Outpost 3.0 - What to expect thread
for upgrade/install recommendations and other known issues.

Product Info: Outpost Firewall
Download: v.3.0 (557.437)
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