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Reviewed: Yoggie Open Firewall SOHO

May 28, 2009, 15:03 (0 Talkback[s])

"We've looked at a Yoggie firewall product before, in Linux Format magazine issue 95. The Yoggie can stop viruses before they get to your machine, enforce black-or whitelist site filtering, and block ports in the normal firewall way. They've been used to protect innocent users everywhere, and we found the original device to be an extremely effective solution.

"The only problem was that the platform was closed, and this is where the Open Firewall version steps into the breach. It's a special version of the Yoggie that comes with an SDK for developers and a back-door SSH server. The idea is that Linux experts can warp the Yoggie into their own security solution platform."

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