Hardening Tools

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  1. HURST

    HURST Registered Member

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    Hi all

    What hardening apps (xpsec, seconfigxp, safexp, etc...) would you recomend and which ones are not reccomendable?

    I need basicaly closing as much security holes as I can, for a person who doesn't even know how to update an AV.
     
  2. n8chavez

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    Just read my sinature for the ones I use and recommend.
     
  3. HURST

    HURST Registered Member

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    is it safe to use more than one?
     
  4. n8chavez

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    Yes, I use all that are listed and I've never had any issues.
     
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    I use Harden-It, Secure-It, Seconfig XP and Security & Privacy Complete. Not sure if those two first are really needed.
     
  7. Marcusdmac

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    I recommend The Computer Security Tool v4 0 0 57 which can create backups and restore points before you make any changes. Only point to note is that it isnt developed anymore but I run XP SP2 and it still works fine with that.
     
  8. Rasheed187

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    I´m personally using tweaks from: BugOff, SafeXP, Security & Privacy and 1st Security Agent (no I didn´t buy it). I´m also using some tweaks from Secure-It, especially the "DropMyRights" context menu entry is very handy. I´m not sure if I need Seconfig and I also stayed away from Harden-It.
     
  9. curious george

    curious george Registered Member

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    I think all you need is Harden It and SafeXP...i dont use much else. I havent had any problems either.
     
  10. andyman35

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    I like Harden-It,Secure-It and SafeXP,however my favourite has to be Samurai which is a combination of hardening with anti-rootkit protection.

    http://turbotramp.fre3.com/
     
  11. jrmhng

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    Any Vista tools available?
     
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