Desktop Firewall Software DEFINITION: A personal firewall (sometimes called a desktop firewall) is a softwareapplication used to protect a single Internet-connected computer from intruders. Personal firewall protection is especially useful for users with "always-on" connections such as DSL or cable modem. Such connections use a static IP address that makes them especially vulnerable to potential hackers. Often compared to anti-virus
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