What is your security setup these days?

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

  1. clocks

    clocks Registered Member


    NAV & NIS are really hard to beat.
     
  2. G1111

    G1111 Registered Member

    If you are running Ghostery you really don't need Better Privacy. You can go to -http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager07.html to double check all LSOs are gone.
     
  3. LoneWolf

    LoneWolf Registered Member

    Look'n'Stop 2.07 (Phant0m's Ruleset)
    AppGuard 3.2 (Lockdown)
    Sandboxie 3.62 (Restricted)

    Shadow Defender 1.1.0.325 (Always in ShadowMode)

    Macrium Reflect 4.2 (Images on External Hard Drive)

    System Explorer ~ AdMuncher ~ OpenDNS ~ Opera
     
  4. jmonge

    jmonge Registered Member

    i added mbam pro:thumb: :thumb:
     
  5. cauefw

    cauefw Registered Member

    Hello jmonge!

    Never talked to you, but always see your msgs and reviews, really nice!!

    Have you added MBAM Pro in Real Time? It is working fine?

    I was thinking about adding mbam pro or spyshelter... but I don´t know if that´s going to be a bit overkill to my setup... what do you think? I own licenses of both...

    Anyway, advices would be really appreciated!

    Thanks!
     
  6. jmonge

    jmonge Registered Member

    oh yes it will be a good idea to have it in real time and yes i have the pro version as it has a huge database and if it doesnt slow my system down it will
    complement my antivirus.i tested it before and it(heuristics engine)catches alot of new malware,only the pro version i think it has the heuristic engine:thumb:
     
  7. id8

    id8 Registered Member

    I finally settled into this setup after one month of searching for very high satisfaction.
    My previous setup for several years was just
    Avira Free
    Comodo (FW & Defence+)
    WinPatrol
    My own simple script to backup limited number of files.
    and I have never been infected.
    But I wanted something new, so I searched a lot (especially in this forum) and found great(in my opinion) combination.


    [Router]
    NEC - Aterm WR7600H (Deny inbound for commonly used ports)
    WPA-PSK(not 2), AES encryption with 32characters.

    [OS]
    Windows-Vista Home Basic 32bit (OEM)
    UAC enabled.

    [Realtime Protection]
    VIPRE (AV only)
    PrivateFirewall (with HIPS enabled. As for FW, just set at "high")
    AppGuard (Lockdown. More convenient than "High")
    WinPatrol Plus (The last line of the defense. Also I want it's icon resides in the task bar!)
    EMET (DEP = Opt-Out, SEHOP = Always-On, ASLR = Opt-In)

    [On Demand]
    Malwarebytes Free

    [Browser]
    Firefox
    +AdBlock (Just about 30 lines ruleset)
    +Better Privacy
    +LastPass
    +BitDefender TrafficLight
    +WOT
    and other addons not related to security.

    [Backup]
    Genie TimeLine Pro (for file backup)
    AVG LiveKive 25GB (in case for disaster. Also highly unlikely at here)
    Paragon Backup & Recovery Free (for periodic imaging)


    I also have Debian installed on this machine with zero security software. (No iptables too)

    I want to say "thank you" to all members as you have compiled great discussions.
     
    Last edited: Jan 15, 2012
  8. JoeBlack40

    JoeBlack40 Registered Member

    Switched to...
    Avast! free
    Privatefirewall
    Sandboxie
    ...light,simple,efficient.
     
  9. jmonge

    jmonge Registered Member

    for this year 2012 Emsisoft Anti-Malware 6.0 it is so far the best program and i have installed it in all my systems :thumb: it is a nice antivirus and alot of good reviews in youtube and other ones all over the internet.good job Emsisoft :thumb: :thumb:
     
  10. Sherlock_Holmes

    Sherlock_Holmes Registered Member

    Downgraded ess 5 to eav5 - eset's firewall too comlicated..
     
  11. 1chaoticadult

    1chaoticadult Registered Member

    Agreed J :thumb:
     
  12. Noob

    Noob Registered Member

    Their efforts are shown in the results i guess :D
     
  13. Rompin Raider

    Rompin Raider Registered Member

    Looks like you have been working on...jmonge!:D
     
  14. G1111

    G1111 Registered Member

    Dropped Norton DNS

    Running what's in my signature, VoodooShield and EMET 2.1.
     
  15. 22ndcitysaint

    22ndcitysaint Registered Member

    Spyshelter Premium
    Shadow Defender 1.1.0.325
    Keriver 1-Click Free
    Win7FW
    MBAM Free
    Hitman Pro
     
  16. ALiasEX

    ALiasEX Registered Member

    Yet some find it overrated :rolleyes:
     
  17. Noob

    Noob Registered Member

    Not my fault Rompin!!! :D
     
  18. De Hollander

    De Hollander Registered Member

    Looking at EAV 5 with default settings and everything on max
     
  19. jmonge

    jmonge Registered Member

    Emsisoft Anti-Malware 6.0:thumb: :thumb:
     
  20. Ranget

    Ranget Registered Member

    Dude jmonge changed His avatar o_O

    anyway my setup is :
    Nod32 Smart security
     
  21. jmonge

    jmonge Registered Member

  22. Persian Boy

    Persian Boy Registered Member

    My wife's laptop:

    Realtime: EmsiSoft Anti-Malware, Panda Security URL Filtering, Norton DNS, Windows 7 Firewall (windows Defender is disabled), Ad Muncher

    On-Demand: Malwarebytes AntiMalware

    My PC: Comodo Internet Security (executions setting to Untrusted), Panda Security URL Filtring, Ad Muncher, Norton DNS

    On-Demand: Malwarebytes AntiMalware

    Both are behind a NetGear 3800 router.

    Should I be worrid? :D
     
  23. Ranget

    Ranget Registered Member

    to persian Boy i recomend adding sandboxie for the browser
     
  24. Joeythedude

    Joeythedude Registered Member

    Laptop with Windows 7 Ultimate

    Physical :
    2 Hard drives , OS/Games Drive , Backup Drive.
    ATA Hard drive password on OS/Games Drive

    Always On:
    OS & Microsoft Tools : Win FW , Win Defender , EMET
    Configuration changes: OpenDNS , Downloads Folder , "Run" Folder

    Occasionally Use:
    MS Applocker , Sandboxie , Virustotal, Secunia PSI

    Backup/Recovery.
    Acronis 2011 - Backups from OS/Games Drive to Backup Drive.
    Acronis 2011 - 1 Image of 0S/Games on external Drive ( Not tested )

    Paid
    Windows Ultimate , Acronis 2010 , Sandboxie , and an IronKey for storage / internet cafes.

    Settings
    Admin/User : Run as Admin with UAC (High)
    EMET : Applications set - Browers & Flash & Steam
    Downloads folder : No execution allowed.
    "Run" folder : Full execution allowed , has Path Access in Applocker
    Applocker : Have 2 simple script files on desktop to switch Applocker On and Off.
    Sandboxie : only used to block untrusted USB's.
    VirusTotal : have "send to" VirusTotal on right-click menu.
    MS Office : is uninstalled.
    Acronis 2011 :
    1) Backup User Profile and Games Installations to Backup Drive
    2) Backup Settings ; Password , Differential , Daily / At Logon ( varies) , Max Backup size set


    The "Run" Folder lets me run any new program, at any time. For me this gives a good balance between convenience and security.
     
    Last edited: Jan 16, 2012
  25. Securon

    Securon Registered Member

    Good Evening ! Eset 5 Smart Internet Security...WSA Essentials...Hitman Pro. Sincerely...Securon