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    Sticky: [ubuntu] Re: Do I need a Firewall for Ubuntu?

    I think you are right to pull me up on that. It was probably a bad example to use and I understand the implications of giving a false sense of security on the internet. I stand corrected. But... ...
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    Sticky: [ubuntu] Re: Do I need a Firewall for Ubuntu?

    Ok - Don't use the internet ( full stop ) if you want privacy.

    The idea was to add more levels of protection - in this context what I said holds true.
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    Sticky: [ubuntu] Re: Do I need a Firewall for Ubuntu?

    Here's an interesting article about Gmail hack done in Iran. If you are using a Firewall to restrict access to legit email servers then no-one is going to get you with such a hack and get your...
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    Sticky: [ubuntu] Re: Do I need a Firewall for Ubuntu?

    I'd check your UFW logs. If logs are enabled then you will see BLOCKS to port 1935 when using Flash Player ( Not always though - it depends if the content provider use this feature ) . I haven't...
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    Sticky: [ubuntu] Re: Do I need a Firewall for Ubuntu?

    I'd add ALLOW OUT UDP 123 to that list so your system gets the correct time from the Ubuntu NTP Server.

    You could always be even more secure by restricting POP3S ( 995 ) and Secure SMTP ( 465 ) to...
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    Sticky: [ubuntu] Re: Do I need a Firewall for Ubuntu?

    I think that covers about everything that has been mentioned in the last few threads on this subject.

    STRENGTH IN DEPTH

    The only thing I'd add to that is the usefulness of Firewall Logs...
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