Kerio Personal Firewall (KPF) helps users control how their computers exchange data with other computers on the Internet or local network.
Product Info: Sunbelt Kerio Personal Firewall»
- Blocks all externally originated IP traffic.
- Automatic stealth mode renders the desktop invisible to potential intruders.
- Automatically blocks all pop-up windows and banner ads.
- Detects break-in attempts by infamous hacker tools.
- Connections dialog clearly displays each application's activity at any given moment.
Kerio Personal Firewall
Posted 21 July 2005 - 07:15 AM
Posted 21 July 2005 - 07:17 AM
July 21, 2005
+ added Host Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS). HIPS prevents attacks that reach vulnerable applications from succeeding by blocking any illegitimate behavior attempted by the affected applications. This feature is available in registered version only.
+ simpler configuration window
- System Security was renamed to Behavior Blocking to meet current industry conventions.
- Intrusions were renamed to NIPS (Network IPS) to distinguish between network intrusions and new Host Intrusions (HIPS).
- New Intrusions pane was created. It includes three types of intrusion blocking - NIPS, HIPS and Behavior Blocking.
- 'System' and 'Intrusions' logs were renamed to be consistent with new Intrusions pane.
- dropped support for Windows 98, ME, NT4.
- many improvements and bug fixes
Posted 05 September 2005 - 10:50 AM
Kerio Technologies has grown into a significant player in both security and messaging markets. We have achieved many accolades, and we have many satisfied customers all over the world.
Kerio now employs over one hundred people in our three offices worldwide. We want to continue to deliver products that you enjoy to use. We made a promise to give our customers the best products in their category. And that means implementing some changes in our product strategy.
During the second half of this year, Kerio will be discontinuing two host-based security products from our portfolio – Kerio ServerFirewall and Kerio Personal Firewall.
Kerio Personal Firewall will be discontinued as of December 31, 2005. It will not be available for purchase after this date. Subscriptions will not be renewed. Technical support will be provided to all customers with valid subscriptions until the end of 2006.
Posted 29 September 2005 - 03:25 PM
September 29, 2005
- fixed low-risk security bug allowing a local application to crash the system
- fixed some false positives of HIPS detection algorithms
- fixed problems with crashing applications when KPF was used together with McAfee VSE 8.0i
- removed 'Details' column from NIPS log view
- fixed bug that GUI was sometimes frozen for a while when user switched to logview
- fixed problems with non-US characters in HIPS exception paths
- several minor GUI fixes
- improved web filtering. It is now compatible with wider range of web sites.
Posted 16 December 2005 - 12:48 PM
Issue #18 - Dec 16, 2005
- The Kerio Personal Firewall will be re-branded on an interim basis as the "Sunbelt Kerio Personal Firewall".
- All existing customers of the Kerio Personal Firewall V4 will be able to receive support through Sunbelt once the acquisition is completed.
- Upon the close of the deal, Sunbelt will also announce new reduced pricing for the full version of the product and a variety of special offers for both Kerio and Sunbelt customers.
- Additionally, Sunbelt will continue Kerio's tradition of providing a basic free version for home users.
- During the transition period, Kerio will continue to support the product and users are encouraged to download the Kerio Personal Firewall from the Kerio website at www.kerio.com until the acquisition is completed.
Posted 26 December 2005 - 08:26 PM
Posted December 20, 2005
Changelog in Firewall Install file:
"Version 4.2.3 (12 Dec 2005)
Updates for Sunbelt Software purchase of Kerio Personal Firewall."
Site FAQ - Installation Notes:
Please uninstall your current version. Then reinstall the Sunbelt Version and enter your new sunbelt license key. Keep in mind there is no difference in features, the only difference at the moment is the rebranding.
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