Thread: Geswall
View Single Post
Old 26. Feb 2009, 10:18 AM   #4 (permalink)
Site Manager
MidnightCowboy's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: South American Banana Republic, third bunch from the left
Posts: 14,909

No, HIPS looks for the bad guys entering your system using a variety of detection methods such as signatures, "behaviour characteristic of malware",etc. What GesWall does is to isolate (mainly) your internet facing applications so that they cannot spread anything using the network. As I said, not sure just where this might fit in for most people especially as it seems to be a lot of trouble to manage when you could use Sandboxie instead. Still intend to give it some more constructive PC time when I am able, but this might not be for a while.
MidnightCowboy is online now   Reply With Quote