What is your security setup these days?

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by dja2k, Dec 15, 2005.

  1. jmonge
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    The_ChamP LoL:D the signiture got way bigger than before;) but for sure i will only run PrevX and WinPatrol Plus only:D i guez:D :thumb: i am even thinking about buying hitman pro:D o_O i think prevx alone is very capable of protecting ones computers:)
  2. 1chaoticadult
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    Yea his sig is longer lmao. :D I don't know what I would be using if I didn't have that nice license (thanks again) for EAM that you gave me. I think my setup is suffcient in protecting me. I might try Online Armor when they have v5 beta public hehe, since I still got a year (about) license for it. :)
  3. jmonge
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    no problem man that's what friend are for;) :thumb:
    OA ++ they say good things about it:thumb: i wanted to try geswall but it gave so much trouble i was force to uninstall it:D
  4. Sherlock_Holmes
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    geswall still showing in ur sig :p
    and i cant rely on prevx as my main defence coz its cloud av and i dont trust my net provider :D
  5. jmonge
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    your net provider's or your neighbour's:D
  6. jmonge
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    ok here is what i decided to use for next year Sandboxie and winpatrol plus and hitman pro in all my computers but also prevx is nice to have
  7. jmonge
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    i think defensewall will never have 64 bit version so i am very sad about this:'(
    i have 1 64 bit pc already
  8. Sherlock_Holmes
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    they will have to hop on 64 bit wagon some day..even il wait for that day
  9. 1chaoticadult
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    I agree with you there ChamP. I wouldn't want to rely solely on a cloud av. I don't trust my net provider either lol :D
  10. NAMOR
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    That's what I'm running right now, minus prevx. :D
  11. trjam
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    bout time you guys figured it out.;)
  12. jmonge
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    very solid defense NAMOR ;)
  13. jmonge
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    good choice trjam hitman pro is the king of the jungle man and wilders:D
  14. Sherlock_Holmes
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    yep..have to get a signature defence with prevx for ppl like us :D
  15. 1chaoticadult
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    Does that mean hitman pro is Tarzan? :D If so where is Jane, lol...
  16. cheater87
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    In my sig is my setup. :)
  17. Athletic
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    :eek: too much, almost sick defense
  18. Boyfriend
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    Which part is sick? Suggestion(s)?
  19. TheKid7
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    On-Demand Suggestions:

    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (The scan speed of the new version is quite fast.)
    SuperAntiSpyware
    DrWeb Cureit (Standalone exe, Requires new DrWeb Cureit exe file download for Malware signature update, ~52 Mbytes, It is suggested that you use "Express Scan" only since a "Full Scan" takes several hours.)
    Last edited: Dec 16, 2010
  20. Matthijs5nl
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    If I were you I would remove WinPatrol, DefenseWall, Prevx and Wondershare :D.
    KIS is good enough, together with the os-internals, browser, and common sense (I tried it when it was CF1, but it is a shame KIS is moving to the bloatware side, it was so damn heavy. But like I said earlier, KIS is the only suite worth the money in comparison to the antivirus.)
    Sure an layered approach is the thing to do. But I agree it is sick.
    I am using my "layered setup": Windows 7 64-bit, nearly everything on default, and ESET NOD32 Antivirus, nearly everything on default. I have never been infected, and never have been close to infection. I can't think of any reason to add another program.

    Also I know a lot of people on Wilders love WinPatrol. But I have never seen it do anything which makes me want it, certainly not as an security app.
  21. Boyfriend
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    Thanks for your valuable suggestion :) I will keep in mind while deciding for on-demand scanner.
  22. Boyfriend
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    @Matthijs5nl: I am not the only user of computer in my house. Sometimes, my friend(s) or cousin(s) use it for browsing. They are not well educated about cyber threats. If I were the only users, I would have installed DefenseWall along with SRP/DEP/SEHOP only.

    1. WinPatrol is already on-demand only
    2. Prevx is very lightweight second opinion cloud scanner. Right now it is using around 10 MB, 48 MB Read I/O, 0.7 MB Write I/O, and less than 1% processor load.
    3. DefenseWall is must have for me. Policy based HIPS (sandbox like functionality) allow me surf and download without any security concern. Moreover, it is sometimes useful to test software installation.
    4. Wondersahre Time Freeze allows me system wide software testing too + reason described above.
  23. Matthijs5nl
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    Alright, now your setup makes sense to me :)
  24. ExtremeGamerBR
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    I use Chrome and the Norton Safe Web it does not work, so I need to use Norton DNS to block malicious sites. But who uses IE or FF does not need Norton DNS.
  25. Sherlock_Holmes
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    My New Setup [All Free]
    7 x64 Ultimate - MSE 2 - Winpatrol - PrevX SoL - Sandboxie - Windows Firewall - MBAM n HMP n EES n SAS OD - Macrium