Keyscrambler and WSA

Discussion in 'Prevx Betas' started by Motherroad, Feb 3, 2012.

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  1. Motherroad
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    I agree with this. Also I did not hear Prevx say that Keyscrambler was not needed.
    Last edited: Feb 17, 2012
  2. fax
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    A kind of heavy lobbying for keyscambler in here, lol :D

    IMO, Prevx is currently not anymore developed (application wise) and soon to be replaced by WSA, so it could make sense to run it with keyscrambler considering it is slowly getting outdated and there may be areas not well covered (e.g. MRG effitas simulator).

    For WSA Essential and complete it was said plently of times in different threads that is basically redundant. The piling up of applications covering the same areas is normally not the best strategy to improve your security. You need to look for complementary layers (HIPS, sandbox, AV)

    Obviously, no one will force you not to use what you feel like to use. Soooo, you feel more safer with keyscrabler? Then use it! :cool: :thumb:
    Last edited: Feb 17, 2012
  3. ams963
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    hmm......marketing gimmick, ay?.......if official site clearly says things and if a user takes those as true and follows......and then finds out the opposite in forum.....I say official site does not hold credibility anymore......
  4. fax
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    yes, this was already pointed out several weeks ago to Prevhelp (another thread, can't find it now!)... I guess he has no influence on webroot marketing dept. ;)
  5. ams963
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    oh well I wasn't gonna use keyscrambler anyway....just wanted to point out ks is needed for essentials and av users........
  6. fax
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    I may sound like a broken record, LOL. But your statement is again not correct. KS may be useful only on WSA AV NOT WSA Essential! Looks like marketing department messages are working well! :rolleyes:
  7. ams963
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    I said I wanted to point out....not that I pointed out.....I couldn't because of marketing messages.......you , sound like a broken record? imagine that :rolleyes:
  8. fax
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    Great! Clearer, thanks.
    Issue solved... hopefully :)
  9. ams963
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    marketing gimmicks :thumbd:........fax :thumb:
  10. BoerenkoolMetWorst
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    About protecting the keystrokes on the logon screen, I added logonui.exe to the protected applications and it worked without issues. However it seems that Windows has protection of it's own as both the Zemana and Spyshelter tools were unable to log the keys(before I applied WSA protection), even not when run as Admin. This was tested on Win 7 32-bit btw.
  11. rolarocka
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    Just to clear this for me, every time i see a padlock on the WSA icon it means the keystrokes are being encrypted?
  12. Triple Helix
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    Triple Helix Prevx Forum Helper

    This is what Joe said so it's very clear!
    HTH,

    TH
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