airport base - firewall/hacker protection?

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by BFG, Feb 26, 2007.

  1. BFG macrumors member

    Apr 30, 2005
    Hi there, i just about ready to buy a new base station for my cable broadband, and i just need to know, does the AirPort Extreme Base Station have built in firewall?
  2. mkrishnan Moderator emeritus


    Jan 9, 2004
    Grand Rapids, MI, USA
    It has a NAT firewall, yes. It's defaulted to basically keeping everything closed, although it appears to auto-configure to allow iChats to work....

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