This device brings me into the realm in which I cover in my day job: network security. Or rather, network security for your personal computer.
The Yoggie Gatekeeper Pro is a device that serves as a network security device, incorporating many security features commonly implemented in software on a personal computer such as anti-spam, anti-phishing, anti-virus, intrusion detection, firewall, web filtering, VPN client and much, much more.
The device is powered off your USB port and it will either filter your Ethernet or. WiFi requires some software support on your PC as it has to redirect the WiFi traffic through a virtual "bridge" adapter. Either way, your connections will be safe and secure without all the bloatware that comes with software-based solutions.