The safety of your sensitive data highly depends on the accessibility to the system. Without specific applications, especially when working on a network. Your data is open for everyone to get information as they wish. Reduce the risk by installing PeerBlock to give you control of the IP addresses that can access the contents of your data.
It is important to block intrusion attempts from outside and a firewall will do this task.
With the application, you are at liberty to block single or multiple sites in just a few clicks. Once you stall, a window appears. Do not be intimidated by the numerous features, they are just instructions which you just click for you to have a comprehensive blocking system of the sites and their relations.
The filter system of unauthorized sites helps you to prevent any security threats which might take advantage of the weakness for malware, spyware, virus among other threats from causing harm to your system.
The toolkit just works as an additional security in a peer to peer network. However, the developer warns that you need to take care of what you download. Having this application along with your system is not a guarantee of complete computer safety. At the same time, it should not be confused with an antivirus.
The presence of this application in your system limits access to unauthorized personnel to your network.
PeerBlock is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in firewall category and is available to all software users as a free download.