GeSWall 2.5 Professional Edition Released

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by dmenace, Dec 15, 2006.

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  1. dmenace

    dmenace Registered Member

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    i went to the GeSWall website; http://www.gentlesecurity.com/download.html; to find GeSWall 2.5 Freeware has now been released!

    Furthermore a "GeSWall 2.5 Professional Edition" is available. Does anyone know what is the difference between the two versions? (Is there a comparison table anywhere?)

    I will try it out in my VMWare machine and let you know what's changed.
     
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  3. dmenace

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    Thanks, that is one difficult page to find! So they basically cut down the free version of GeSWall very slightly.

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    So basically you can use version 2.3x, and get similar protection to version 2.5 pro. I haven't found a "What's New" section on their website so I suppose they have the same security but version 2.5 adds more programs. Does anyone know if there are any notable new security features in release 2.5?
     
  4. Devil's Advocate

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    Looks to me you are paying for the white list and settings for safe applications no?

    Not a big deal..
     
  5. Pedro

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    If i understood them correctly, i'm uninstalling, or keeping 2.3.:doubt:

    Freeware version only protects email client and browser??

    If that's true, i have 3 possibilities: keep this 2.3 version, go for SandboxIE definetly, or try out BZ free version.
     
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    that test is flawed. GeSWall does not stop the malware. It tracks the files created and redirect the registry calls to a virtual registry. Because of this(no malware "separation"), GeSWall was no longer tested.
    That test methodology clearly favours the virtualization concept of Sandboxie, GreenBorder, DefenseWall, BufferZone
     
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