Router firewall ?

  rdh660 10:41 10 Feb 2007
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Hi
This is probably a daft question from a bit of a novice but I am thinking of buying an ADSL/router which has it's own hardware firewall. Does this type of firewall have to be updated like a software firewall and will I need to pay a yearly renewal subscription as with my software firewall.

regards

  Aargh 11:29 10 Feb 2007

No. Your router firewall is only updated when the manufacturer releases what is called a firmware upgrade, which may include various changes to the router setup.

  rdh660 16:40 10 Feb 2007

Thanks for the information Aargh. Sorry for the late reply but I have been offline till now.
Answers my question completely.
best regards

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