Support and Firewall Security Against Malware
How does your firewall combat malware viruses?
You probably know the requirement of having a firewall security to secure your PC from malware viruses. A firewall blocks certain kinds of network traffic and protects your PC from the spread of computer attacks by listing the trusted network services. It has a list of firewall security rules which can block traffic based on IP Protocol, IP address and port number. It protects the private local area network from Internet threats and allows network administrators to offer access to specific types of Internet services. An infected PC can create a lot of issues to the user.
Any infections once detected should be immediately removed to keep your PC up and running. Firewall can combat malware viruses in many ways.
- Prevents remote login
- Shuts down and prevents backdoor infection
- Active spam protection
- Destroys suspicious macros
Prevents remote login
Malware enable hackers to have remote access to the affected files in your PC. Firewall program protects your PC from such unauthorized remote login. This is one of the most important security and support system features of firewall.
Shuts down and prevents backdoor infection
Firewall blocks, detect and removes backdoor malware entry and secure your PC by denying remote access to files and programs. These viruses can affect and damage your system if not protected through installation of Firewall.
Active spam protection
Spam that hits your Inbox can be dangerous at times. It may contain links to web pages. By clicking some of these links, there are chances of cookies getting into your PC. Firewall provides active protection for such spam e-mails and closes the door for such viruses trying to enter your system.
Destroys suspicious macros
Macros are usually created in order to simplify a complex process. By taking advantage of it, hackers create their own macros which are capable of destroying data and crashing your system. The firewall in your PC helps to detect and remove such harmful macros.
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