Know how Trend Micro Firewall Booster provides your computer network vulnerability detection and anti-botnet protection:

What is a Firewall Booster?

A Firewall Booster is designed to provide network vulnerability detection and anti-botnet protection.
Botnet is a network of private computers infected with malicious software and controlled as a group without the owners’ knowledge, e.g., to send spam messages.

What are the key features of a Firewall Booster?

  • Works with Windows Firewall.
  • Link to Windows Firewall provided within the configuration setting
  • Intrusion Detection System
  • Generic Stream Scan
  • Botnet detection

What are the advantages of activating a Firewall Booster?

The Firewall Booster protects the computer from any form of network attacks and provides protection against botnet.

How does a Firewall Booster work with Windows Firewall?

Firewall Booster works with Windows Firewall, but runs independently, providing network vulnerability detection and anti-botnet protection. However, enabling Firewall Booster does not enable the Windows Firewall. The Firewall Booster does not register itself to Windows Security Center (WSC) and its status can only be seen from the console of the Trend Micro Security software.

How do I activate the Firewall Booster of Trend Micro Security?

For instructions on how to activate the Firewall Booster, refer to this Knowledge Base article: How to turn ON Firewall Booster (Trend Micro Security for Windows).

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