Are there any Firewalls in MAC?

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Are there any Firewalls in MAC? If Yes, How are they differnent from Windows Firewall.

If No, How does MAC handle the risks of Attacks and intrusions?

 

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mac has firewall , they are not different from windows their basic work is to control connections made to your computer from other computers,for Mac instead controlling it by ports it by per application and it doesnt affect their appletalk protocol..i hope i answered your question

Yes it does but software based firewall pre-installed and configured for optimum performance. basically they are doing same works as windows firewall does but customizable.

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  • Mayurkhe
    Can somebody elaborate this with an example?
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  • carlosdl
    Mayurkhe, the firewall conecpt is the same. Different firewall programs or firewalls from different operating systems could have different features or user interfaces, but in general they share the same goal: block unauthorized access while permitting authorized communications. Is there something specific you would want to see an example of ? Using a firewall to protect your computer (Mac OS X Help)
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