4.0 beta release date?

Discussion in 'Prevx Betas' started by Habakuck, Oct 10, 2010.

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  1. Dermot7

    Dermot7 Registered Member

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    Is there any plan to integrate the BrightCloud technology with Prevx's own technology, and if so, can any details be revealed?
     
  2. PrevxHelp

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    We're currently working to add benefits from BrightCloud to SafeOnline and vice versa :) All of these benefits will come transparently to the end user (and there are a few other technologies as well which will be implemented to help improve password security).
     
  3. adam993

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    Good news :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
    I'm wait for beta :)
     
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    There is in any place explained the changes of prevx 4? or what is BrightCloud ?
     
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    I meant to also add, this was a heck of a acquisition. If BrightCloud is incorporated into the new Prevx this will really take it in a new direction.:thumb:
     
  8. Dermot7

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    Thank you Joe...sounds good to me! :)
     
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    Is BrightCloud in any way connected to BrightFeed ?
     
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    I don't think the two are connected. BrightFeed is an opt-in service apparently being offered by TalkTalk to provide parents a way to control online content via their broadband connection.

    BrightCloud allows users to check the content and reputation of an URL. You can test it out here.
     
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    Thanks, it was a bit early this morning to do any in-depth looking.

    The names struck me as being very similar and wondered if it was anything to do with the TalkTalk snooping fiasco - both being similar types of system from what I can gather - maybe TalkTalk just ripped the name off :rolleyes:
     
  12. m00nbl00d

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    I wonder if BrightCloud is what will be scanning URLs for exploits, etc? I think that for exploits it may not be the case, because domains hosting exploits go down and up like rabbits. :D

    By the way, PrevxHelp/Joe, could you shed a few more lights on this feature (the one that will be scanning URLs for exploits... JavaScript obfuscation also?)?

    -edit-

    I'm looking up a few URLs with BrightCloud, and so far seems pretty accurate! :thumb:

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    So, I threw 46 URLs at it and it flagged them all, either with Suspicious, Moderate Risk or High Risk ratings. Never once it gave them green ratings. :thumb: These URLs were added today to the source where I got them.

    I wasn't familiarized with BrightCloud! Nice service.
     
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  13. m00nbl00d

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    So far I'm enjoying the damn thing. :D I've been testing it against ULRs hosting exploits and so far has been rating them as dangerous, but it has rated one has being green, though.

    I tested this URL against AVG LinkScanner and it flagged it. Other services rate it green too. But, it's a domain hosting rogue crap/exploit, and the same IP also hosts many other dubious domains.

    I'm going to request a new category for that URL to be analyzed.

    This clearly shows that rating service won't always be accurate, as any other won't ever be. It's not a bad service, but it needs to provide a real-time inspection of URLs.
     
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    Norton's Cybercrime Index lists 5 'dangerous' websites; I tested today's domains against BrightCloud, and only one was marked high risk malware. Two were adult/porn sites marked green and trustworthy. One was a low risk parked domain, and another was suspicious and uncategorised.
     
  15. m00nbl00d

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    Why would adult/porn sites being marked red? Are they bad? Maybe so... it makes us want to do bad things, uh? lol

    Jokes aside, what does that exactly mean? Very often (more than I wished so), AVG LinkScanner and others flag what Norton SafeWeb fails to do so. Does this mean Norton SafeWeb is lame? Not at all.

    What exactly was the purpose of your reply? 5 URLs against 46 URLs? Which results are most accurate?

    Norton's Index thing also requires me to have JavaScript enabled. :thumbd: to that. ;)
     
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    I'm not familiar with the company so I had to read up on them, hopefully it ends up being a positive for you.

    Hopefully we're there soon? :p
     
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    Hi Joe,

    thanks for this, nice info. :thumb:

    And how does this service compare against the well known Barracuda networks?
    More info here: http://www.barracudanetworks.com and here: http://www.barracudacentral.org/

    Because this webpage http://www.brightcloud.com/solutions/safe.php on BrightCloud compares against Google Safe Browsing API and says size does matter..

    Barracuda networks is the provider of e.g. the blocking site data for Dyn Internet Guide DNS service: http://dyn.com/open-dialogue/press-releases/internet-guide-makes-web-safer

    An comparison BrightCloud vs. the Barracuda networks url data API would be very useful and interesting..! *puppy* :shifty:



    Interesting.. Since when is DE=Germany in America? :argh: :thumbd:
    I tested and entered two german domains, www.hartware.de and www.computerbase.de, but the map shows them located in America.. lol o_O



    Btw. I can't give them site feedback because the link http://www.brightcloud.com/site/sitefeedback.php don't work, it drops/throws me an exception:
    regards,

    iNsuRRecTiON
     
  18. TonyW

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    I was only testing BrightCloud with the 5 URLs Norton deemed to be "dangerous" out of curiosity and commenting on it since we're discussing BC.

    I know some vendors give different results, but curiosity got the better of me on this occasion, and I thought I would share. That is all. :)
     
  19. m00nbl00d

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    OK. :)

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    In the name of fairness, I tested it against 5 URLs serving rogue AVs and it flagged them all with a Suspicious rating. :D
     
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    but it also flags my old blog as a "malware" site... the only "malware" that is on my blog is in picture form in order to inform people about its dangers :(
     
  21. m00nbl00d

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    You can send a request to put it under a new category. Just verify your blog's domain and then click on "Suggest a new category", placed right at the top, at the "Reputation Index" left side. You don't need to enter any e-mail, by the way, unless you'd like to be notified about it.
     
  22. pydipala

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    Is there any Solution for this in Prevx 4 ?


    I found this on one of Microsoft's IE9 testing sites...

    Note: This is NOT a rouge link:

    link : https://ie.microsoft.com/testdrive/browser/mixedcontent/assets/woodgrove.htm


    Am I to assume that the detection of so-called "Mixed Content" attacks are the sole responsibility of a web browser, or will an anti-malware program (e.g., BluePoint Security) also be able to detect this?

    It should be noted that the current iterations of Opera and Firefox dont even bat an eyelash at this issue.

    Thanks.

    :thumb:
     
  23. Triple Helix

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    Discussion here: https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=285324

    TH
     
  24. Pablo87

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    any new news about prevx 4
    when will the beta avaible for testing?
     
  25. TonyW

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    The beta will be available for testing when it is ready to be unleashed to users. It is expected to be soon, but no dates have been announced yet. I suggest you keep an eye on this forum for further news on when you can test the beta. :)
     
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