Trustware’s Holiday Giveaway- BufferZone Pro for Free

Discussion in 'sandboxing & virtualization' started by Trustware, Dec 1, 2010.

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  1. moontan
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    i would get rid as well of either Defensewall or Sandboxie.
    i think running both on top of Shadow Defender is overkill.
  2. Trustware
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    You can download and save files while running inside BufferZone.
    The files will be stored inside the virtual zone. They will remain there until you erase them or Empty BufferZone.

    If you trust the files, and want them to reside on the real machine, you can then right-click Move out of BufferZone on the files.

    You do not need to unload BufferZone to download and save files.
  3. Trustware
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    Keylogging protection by BufferZone is against any keylogger that found its way to the virtual zone.

    BufferZone protection prevents keylogging from any application running OUTSIDE of the virtual zone (Not only Internet Explorer) by a keylogger running inside.

    The privacy zone feature, makes it easier for Internet Explorer users to surf out side of BufferZone for selected URLs - but if you select to surf using a different browser, or use any other application outside of BufferZone - you will still be protected.
  4. Trustware
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    This sounds like a compatibility issue with another application you have on the machine.
    Which other security applications are you using?
  5. Less
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    bufferzone has conflict with my existing softwares....

    when i first install, it prompted incompatible A-square antimalware/manutu... asking me if i want to go ahead installing. I proceed to install, However, it crashed upon reboot. No choice, have to uninstall from safe mode (XP).

    After uninstalling bufferzone, I thought what the heck, why not uninstall a-square antimalware and try bufferzone again...

    after uninstall A-square and install Bufferzone, it prompted another incompatible System safety Monitor....arh !!!!!!!!!!!!!

    why doesnt it prompt all incompatible softwares at one go o_O?? :thumbd: :thumbd:

    the worst part is that i have uninstalled Mamutu which was from a giveaway several months back.... And i cant install it back....

    bufferzone >> :mad: :mad:
  6. Franklin
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    No decent backup in place huh. >> :mad: :mad:
  7. Less
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    yes i have... hee hee....

    why does bufferzone prompt incompatible software 1 at a timeo_O :rolleyes:
  8. Franklin
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    Glad you have backups in place. :thumb:

    Why it prompts one at a time? Dunno as I installed BZ into an XP VM with no other security.

    BZ has done very well against quite a few malware samples so far.
  9. Kees1958
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    You can use BufferZone as a executable monitor

    1. First set to install signed programs OUTSIDE bufferzone AND install unsigned programs from USB devices INTO the bufferzone

    See http://www.wilderssecurity.com/showpost.php?p=1792526&postcount=35


    2. Set Bufferzone to guard ANY newly arrived executable (even from trusted aps). Same here unsigned programs are installed INSIDE bufferzone
    http://www.wilderssecurity.com/showpost.php?p=1792527&postcount=36


    3. Set Bufferzone to guard scripts originated from trusted programs by running them INSIDE the bufferzone
    http://www.wilderssecurity.com/showpost.php?p=1792528&postcount=37

    4. Remove all programs guarded
    Remember you only want to use Bufferzone as Sandbox like Avast Pro or CIS are doing (only with way less system drag/hassle and higher security

    a) Remove partially sandboxed programs
    - Open BZ Console
    - Click on Configuration
    - Click on "Advanced Rules"
    - Click Mail
    - Remove all mail programs (only attachements are sandboxed).
    than CIS 5 sandbox for instance)

    b) Remove fully sandboxed programs
    - Open BZ console
    - Click on Summery
    - Click on "Edit BufferZone programs"
    - Remove all sandboxed programs

    (See picture)

    5. Make sure sandboxed programs can't go out
    Change the default deny rule by removing the one port only
    (See http://www.wilderssecurity.com/showpost.php?p=1792529&postcount=38) you only need the stopsign rule

    Now every new executable will be installed in the BufferZone when it is non-signed. You can easily remove the BZ tag from an executable by right clicking and chosing move outside BZ (or run outside BZ for only once). So it is sort of Sandbox-Unsigned (Anti) Executable with system wide protection.

    This protection layer use near zero processing power and minimal disk I/O.
    Add Avast free to it and you have the benefits of Avast Pro :thumb: BZ is way better than the CIS 5 sandbox, it is solid (as Franklin states) :D

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  10. vhick
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    I have a question and I think I have many overlaps in my setup.

    I currently use Avast Internet Security. What components should I remove in order to jive one another? Do I downgrade to a Avast free? Or I don't need Bufferzone in Avast IS? Do I need Avast Firewall because BZ have firewall also. Its seem a strong protection stated above with minimal or no popups at all.

    Thanks for the advice Kees...
    Last edited: Dec 5, 2010
  11. Boyfriend
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    Thanks Kees1958 for wonderful guides/settings for utilizing BufferZone Pro in better way. I am testing it now with your above-recommended settings in VM.
  12. Kees1958
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    Haha you allready got Avast Internet Security, leave it as it is. You don't need BZ.

    Maybe download the BZ Pro freebie, for future use (when freebie still works you can use it with Avast Free).
  13. vhick
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    Thanks for immediate response and for the tip :)

    I'm a fan of you "less popup but strong" setup.

    Thank you...
  14. SUPERIOR
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    i have a small question...as i see it's activated through internet ...let's assume i activated it before 1jan...then for some reason i have to format my computer in the beginning of 2011..so that means i lose that giveaway or what can i do?
  15. Rilla927
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    Should be able to use the same installer again, no.

    Anyone using Avast Pro with Bufferzone? Just wanted to see if they are compatible.

    BZ Pro seems to have more features I like than avast SB.

    Does BZ protect all partitions?
    Last edited: Dec 9, 2010
  16. IceCube1010
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    I'm currently using it with Avira AV free and they work great together. Extremely light and effective. I only wish they had a 64bit version.
    Ice
  17. Rilla927
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    Thanks, I was thinking of trying Avira.
  18. Konata Izumi
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    can I use this on top of GesWall FREE?
  19. moontan
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    thats a lot of drivers and kernel hoggers running at the same time. ;)

    i think that would be overkill.
    they basically do the same thing.
  20. Boost
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    NOOOOOO!
  21. tipo
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    just downloaded it and installed it and i must tell yoiu that i`m pretty impressed. tested it with some trojan downloaders and some fake av`s and it protected me. i really like this app.
    one question: how long is the license valid?
  22. acuariano
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    do youhave any problem overwriting your bookmarks?
  23. siberianwolf
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    any chance you can wipe/erase the contents of -whatever and wherever it is- bz, as in sandboxie?
    also, i'd like to know whether it's possible to prevent sandboxie from creating files/folders which have longer-than-255 characters in their names? cuz, for instance, when you use a proxy site w/in sbie, most of the time, the files & folders that are created w/in sandbox tend to have names longer than 255 characters. in this case, it's not possible to wipe/erase the contents of sandbox w/o renaming those files/folders and replacing their original names w/ shorter ones in order to wipe/erase them. i asked this question here@wilders some time ago, but noone seemed to have the answer to it, so it's left unanswered. if anybody knows a solution for this problem, help'll be much appreciated. sorry if it's a lil bit ot (which i think isn't).
    cheers
  24. IceCube1010
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    To answer your question about cleaning the virtual files, registry items etc. there is an option to automatically clean it at different scheduled itervals with the BZ configuration screen. I have mine to clean each day. In SBIE I cleaned it after each browsing session. I wish BZ had this but I can live with each day. I have to say I'm pretty impressed with BZ, so much that I might be installing it along with Avira AV on my wifes PC.
  25. siberianwolf
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    thanks for your answer. but what i'd like to know exactly is whether it's possible to wipe/erase the contents of the virtual files folder via a sw that could wipe the files & folders w/ secure wipe algorithms, such as eraser, bc-wipe, etc.
    but afaiu from your post, it's not possible to do that, since the erasing procedure is somewhat like an automated process takes place at certain intervals. am i right?

    also, it'll be much appreciated if someone could answer the other part of my question regarding sbie.
    Last edited: Dec 11, 2010
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