Five levels in ThreatFire?

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by ichito, Aug 7, 2011.

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  1. ichito

    ichito Registered Member

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    I want to ask you what exactly means (what and how protects) each level of ThreatFire ? I spent much time online (at Wilders as well) and haven't found any clear explanation. Can anyone help?
     
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    Each level has a stronger level of heuretics. It will pick up on changes made on your system. I know that level 3 is default. I used to run it at lvl 4 when I was using it. Level 5 was very sensitive.
     
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    As kjdemuth mentioned as the level increases so do heurisitics.You may think of the settings as very low,low,medium,high,maximum. It kinda goes from a behaviour blocker to somewhat like a hips with more noise.Its been a long while that I used it but If memory serves me, thats how I remember it.
     
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    Is FireTreat updated? I read somewhere it was discontinued
     
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    Considering the activity at their forums (PC Tools, all products included) I would say we are not facing a corpse yet, but definitely a moribund body.
     
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    Nice visual. Very precise.
     
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    Also, IIRC Kees did an indepth and very insightful review. I don't have the link but if you do a search on wilders you should be able to find it. FWIU- the higher the sensitivity settings the lower the resource usage in Threatfire.
     
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    Very thanks kjdemuth and djhon :) So it comes to their technology, which they called ActvieDefense - from FAQ
    "The patent-pending ActiveDefense technology is the most intelligent behavioral analysis technology available today."
    I'm still impressed by the possibility of TF and I really like this program. I used it mostly on 4 or 5 level and advanced settings (for example listening ports, outbound connections, registry protection, protection of my own folder) but unfortunately I also use Symantec EP and sometimes there was some conflicts...yes, I know the same technologies :)
    But until now I didn't know what are these levels of protection :rolleyes:
     
  9. Saraceno

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    As fa as paid software goes, a similar program is Mamutu. If ThreatFire causes any issues, slowdowns, give Mamutu a try.
     
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