Anybody Using Webroot Secure Anywhere

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  1. Securon

    Securon Registered Member

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    Good Morning ! Took the leap,and am using the Beta. It seems very stable so far as a Beta release. I noticed that if you're currently a Prevx user when installing Secure Anywhere it installs over your existing Prevx app,and states as much in one of it's settings menu's. One small area of concern would be when your entering existing browsers to be protected,unlike Prevx their doesn't appear to be a Safe On Line component. Or perhaps there is and is configured in the app in a different manner. But as previously stated it appears just about ready for primetime. Sincerely...Securon
     
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    Good morning Securon...please see : https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showpost.php?p=1927247&postcount=484

    WRSA uses centralised protection visible via system tray icon. Hasn't worked very well for me through all beta builds, and believe that old SafeOnline tab had its benefits.
    There is now a Webroot toolbar in latest beta, and not sure yet if it fulfills functions of browser tab, plus more besides.
    Most info searchable at Prevx forum or through "Help".
    Have a good day! :)
     
  3. Mongol

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    You should see a little lock in the tray icon when on secured sites. I turned security up also on http sites so I get the lock pretty much whenever my browser is opened. This lets you know the new version of SafeOnline is in action...
     
  4. Umbra

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    if for WRSA i didnt saw it.
     
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    Has anyone tried running WSA beta alongside Norton Internet Security 2012? I used to run Prevx 3 + SafeOnline with NIS 2011, which worked fairly well and seemed complimentary. I'm hoping these two will get along.
     
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    Yes it's there but not visible in the browser. But it's now called Identity Shield in the GUI and you can tweak it as you want.
    Visit an HTTPs site and you should see a "lock" on the tray icon.
     
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    They get along perfectly fine! :)
     
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    i am running Webroot Secure Anywhere with nod
     
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    The only thing i dislike about wsa is some applications take too long to open for the first time
     
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    Tests against real malware would be nicer.
     
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    I agree ;)
     
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    Ummh,

    I have got it running on my wife's laptop with UAC set to deny elevation of unsigned programs. Since the first alpha i9t ran without a blimpse. I decided to keep it on. Because it is light and solid. I have all the outbound processes/internet facing software running monitored and warning on outbound of untrusted processes.

    For what it is worth in this setting it survived all my testing. I endorse only a few security software applications, this is one of them, because it is really good.

    Regards Kees
     
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    I was in on the beta test and it was very light and did a great job even as a beta.
     
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    though good, it is too expensive.
     
  17. Thankful

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    The simulators use technques employed by real malware and test real behavior. Any application that incorporates behavior analysis as part of its detection should be able to stop these threats. The Crimeware simulator was used in the recent Antilogger & Browser Security Test, August 2011.
     
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    Apparently not, there is no known malware using those technics. See PREX section, there is already a thread where this is discussed :)
     
  19. SLE

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    MRG say so, i know. A believe or not game.
    Nevertheless - it are only 2 threats that only exist in laboratory.
     
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    I gave it a try but it slowed my pc down too much. Strange given that it claims to run light. It slowed my pc down far more than some recent AV's I trialled. My pc isn't low end and would likely be mid table spec wise. Must just be my setup it didn't like.

    Paul
     
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    Emsisoft says the same thing when Mamutu misses threats.
     
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    Real threats or the simulators? If threats then we are talking about something else. If referring to the same simulator then you have 2 producers agreeing that are just simulators. I am afraid this can only be resolved if a real threats are found using those technics... :)
     
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    If you could write into our support inbox, we'll work to solve the incompatibility if you're interested. It should definitely not slow down your PC :)
     
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    Both techniques are employed by REAL financial malware.
     
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