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USB laptop firewall runs Linux

USB laptop firewall runs Linux

Posted Jun 1, 2007 22:22 UTC (Fri) by tzafrir (subscriber, #11501)
In reply to: USB laptop firewall runs Linux by amarjan
Parent article: USB laptop firewall runs Linux

The device does have two network interfaces:

It has basically two modes of operation. The one covered here is one in which it connects through USB and intercepts all traffic. This requires a driver currently available for XP alone.

But it can also work as a transparent personal (Ethernet) firewall. At least if all of your connections are through Ethernet. This will work with any OS and requires no software installation on the PC.

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