Firewalla Gold review: Powerful home network security in a tiny box

A dedicated firewall with plenty of extras can deter attacks and shape what your network’s devices has access to.

Firewalla Gold
  • Expert Rating

    4.00 / 5


  • Deters and blocks active threats
  • Alerts for malware detection
  • Parental controls and ad blocking


  • Price
  • Doesn't disclose AdBlock list or source
  • Replies on free consumer service (OpenDNS) to handle adult content/violence filtering

Bottom Line

The Firewalla Gold router allows easily configurable and powerful control over a home network, from resisting attacks to identifying internal device threats to blocking ads and adults site.

Would you buy this?

  • Price

    $ 695.00 (AUD)

Price when reviewed

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