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  1. Deke40

    Deke40 Thread Starter

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    I am using Kerio firewall protection. I used all the tests I could find to test it and the results were good. Now I have found this site and it looks like I'm not to well protected.

    Check it out and let me know if your system passes, where I can either be real concerned or not.

    http://stealthtests.lockdowncorp.com/

    When I use these tests it shows what they are saying is my IP address. When I go to Run/winipcfg my IP Address is all 0's. I am using Road Runner for my ISP. Would this just be a number generated by them(RR) and not really giving out information about my induvidual address.
     
  2. dvk01

    dvk01 Moderator Malware Specialist

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    I would totally ignore their results

    the IP number they got for me is my ISP cache

    if their tests can't get to your computer then they are useless

    Kerio if set up properly is a very good firewall



    Derek
     
  3. patch-man

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    Every computer on the internet has an IP address. This is how all communications happen. If you didn't have one, you wouldn't be able to do anything at all:(
    I wouldn't worry a bit about showing your IP, as long as you are running a good firewall:D
     
  4. Deke40

    Deke40 Thread Starter

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    Here is what I was referring to.

    <img src="http://forums.techguy.org/attachment.php?s=&postid=685773">

    When I was on dialup there was a number in there. Now I am on broadband and I guess that is the reason for the 0's.
     

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    With a broadband connection, you wouldn't be using the PPP adapter. Where it says PPP Adapter, that is drop-down box that will allow you to select other adapters to see thier properties. You should have one for you network card that will show the IP address that was assigned to it from RR.
     
  6. Deke40

    Deke40 Thread Starter

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    Thanks PM. I am using a Toshiba Modem connected through my USB port. When I clicked on it it gave me the address, that the test link I mentioned, searched for a came up with. Does this mean anything.

    It sounds from dvk01's post that there is nothing to worry about. I guess since I have got on broadband I have become more paranoid than ever.
     
  7. patch-man

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    Deke,
    It's OK to be paranoid, that's why we all run firewalls. As long as you've got a good firewall, there is nothing to worry about. I wouldn't run on RR for more than 1 minute without a firewall.
     
  8. Deke40

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    You got that right. I have over a 100 entries in my log file since this morning alone.
     
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