PeerBlock is a software utility that creates a safety net for blocking access to viruses preventing the lose of data from the hard disk.
PeerBlock is an appropriate solution for protecting the computer against all the threats that may appear from the Internet. The application is responsible for monitoring and/or blocking connections from the computer by filtering "IP" for all incoming and outgoing communications. The application is based on IP lists created by the user referenced as harmful and blocks all communication from or directed to them.
PeerBlock can effectively monitor the IP communications and detect / block the activity peer-to-peer, intrusive advertising, zombies communications, etc.. The software can even block all calls from a particular country. It also protects the operating system against spyware that enter the system without your knowledge .
In addition, the program can be used for the security of networked PCs . For this PeerBlock filters data flows between different areas of trust. This may particularly apply to Internet connections and internal networks.
PeerBlock has also a virus database and malicious IP blacklists updated regularly which makes the protection of the computer even stronger.