Zone Alarm free version - secure or not?

  [DELETED] 21:59 31 Jul 2003

I read in the August issue of XP answers that the free version of Zone Alarm has a vulnerability, of which ZoneLabs are aware. Their advice was to update whenever updates become available. I've updated today to version 3.7.202 - does anyone know if this is now a secure version? I've looked on the zonelabs site, but can't find any reference.

  [DELETED] 22:11 31 Jul 2003

I feel to be honest I use to have the free version of zonealarm but it dosnt havea a network wizard thats why I changed to norton:)

  [DELETED] 22:16 31 Jul 2003

oops sorry TimCDC I miss read your question

  [DELETED] 23:47 31 Jul 2003

If you are on a home computer you will have no chance of being hacked. If a hacker wanted to get onto your computer a software firewall will be no problem. Use the free version and you will be OK.


  [DELETED] 00:33 01 Aug 2003

and it does its job, but as Gandalph says, where there's a will there's a way. If you're not worth the effort, why bother hacking. If you ARE worth the effort, then get paranoid! Dont lose any sleep, Whiz...

  [DELETED] 02:36 01 Aug 2003


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  [DELETED] 10:21 01 Aug 2003

I'll stick with what I've got (and yes, I slept easy!)

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