Could use opinions

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by fred128, Aug 11, 2010.

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  1. fred128

    fred128 Registered Member

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    Is this enough security??

    Sandboxie-free
    Zonealarm firewall-free
    Linkextend
    Avast-free
    Malwarebytes-free
    Firefox

    XP (sp3)

    The more I read Wilders, the more confused I get. If I'm cautious browsing on the web, is this good enough? Thanks in advance.
     
  2. clocks

    clocks Registered Member

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    You should be fine.
     
  3. Baserk

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    Might I suggest to use a 'LUA' (SuRun if necessary) and perhaps Noscript and AdBlockPlus add-ons for FF.

    LUA; Limited User Account, the account for your daily routine.

    If you need to run programs in XP which require an admin-account, the program SuRun allows you to run programs with admin rights within a LUA (f.i. I use RMClock to undervolt one of my old laptops, which requires admin rights)

    Noscript
    ; this add-on blocks scripts, I-frames, plugins etc; you decide what to allow or not.

    AdBlockPlus; simply blocks adds in Firefox; no adds-> lower chance on accidental drive-by downloads (from compromised add servers).
     
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  4. fred128

    fred128 Registered Member

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    I have adblock plus but do you think Noscript is needed if Firefox is sandboxed?
     
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    Well, no.
    Running your browser in a sandbox is a strong security measure in itself.
     
  6. fred128

    fred128 Registered Member

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    Would your opinion of this setup be the same if we were discussing a Windows 7, 64 bit machine?
     
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    -If you are behind a NAT/SPI Modem Router, I find running a Software Firewall unnecessary...
    -If you still want a Software Firewall, OnlineArmor Free is a better choice...Did you try it?
    -As far as your On-Demand Scanner, I prefer Emsisoft Free.
     
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