2010 Office Setup

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by Gasp, Feb 13, 2010.

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  1. Gasp
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    Gasp Registered Member

    What's your 2010 security recommendations on a small office computer?

    Current Setup
    Vista Business
    Internet Explorer
    Acrobat Reader 9
    Microsoft Office 2007
    Online Armor (Paid)
    A-Squared (Paid)
    Prevx (Free Scanner Only)

    A-Squared is very good software but there is little development of new features. I propose the following subject to your approval.

    New 2010 Setup
    Vista Business
    Acrobat Reader 9
    Microsoft Office 2007
    Google Chrome (No need for Sandboxie right?)
    Norton Internet Security 2010
    Hitman Pro 3
  2. fax
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    As far as I know Google Chrome does not sanbox add-ons, so be careful. :)
  3. Gasp
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    Gasp Registered Member

    If I download a document, say for MS Word. If I open the download, MS Word starts within the sandboxie. If there a way to stop this from happening ?
  4. Serapis
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    You are rather naive if you think any kind of current browser security is the same level as sandboxie. Sandboxie reinvents the wheel by working at the kernel level to prevent infection. chrome relies on file level mechanisms such as policy restricition to insulate 'sandboxed' items from the system. One rights elevation flaw in the OS and you're doomed with chrome. Sbie provides an executabe whitelist feature where nothign runs unless you permit it to. If virii cant run how can they infect? also sandboxie allows you to cordone off net access for unknown programs ie keyloggers.

    Sbie is free for the most part, what have you got to lose huh? :D
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