I think I love Zemena!

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by ratchet, Mar 7, 2011.

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  1. ratchet

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    So a month ago Zemana (or some tech site) was giving away a free one year subscription. I find it alerts often (not complaining) but remembers everything, has zero impact on performance and is compatible with my other apps. Thinking it's much more useful than just an anti-keylogger!
     
  2. moontan

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    it might be a good software but do you see yourself paying 40$ a year for it?

    you can get Sandboxie and Keyscrambler for free.
     
  3. Thankful

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    It is very nice software. $40 a year is expensive. Hopefully another deal is available in a year.
     
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    I took advantage of the same offer and changed my setup from Privatefirewall+Prevx with SOL+KeyScrambler (for real-time) to Privatefirewall+Prevx without SOL+Zemana+KeyScrambler.

    Zemana works fine in that combinations and has had a negligible impact on boot and program response times. I have Zemana running with the default settings. It alters me much less that Privatefirewall's HIPS component (set to Max).

    I also imported my Zemana installation onto my 64-bit mini xp installation (same computer), and it runs fine there too together with Look'n'Stop firewall, IOBit Malware Fighter and PE Guard 2 (and Dell KACE Secure Browser if that counts). The frequency of Zemana alerts is light, much less than what I'm used to with PFW or Online Armor HIPS on other systems.

    What are good sites or programs to run to test the security of each of these setups? (If Zemana is really adding a significant layer of security with negligible impact on system performance then I like it very much, but I still need to test it and also compare it to Prevx's SOL component...)
     
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    Personally I believe the best way to test a security app is to test it with real live malware. All of these programs that vendors release just dont suffice when compared to real world malware. So I say either have a test computer you can use vm ware or virtual box. I used to use Zemana. It does work very well and is very light. I have since ditched it though for Comodos Defense +
     
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    This is the deal I got on Zemana, 50% off. Cost me $17 US.
    Pretty sure its still ongoing.
     
  7. Kernelwars

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    How is its protection for 64 bit system? o_O
     
  8. LoneWolf

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    No idea, still running Xp 32bit myself.
     
  9. ExtremeGamerBR

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    They say it is practically nil, maybe someone to show you in detail.
     
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    Currently, only the Anti-SSL logging module is active on the x64 version, and there is a beta available for some time that has the anti-keylogging module active too. According to their blog the plan is to make all modules working on x64 in a few months.
     
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    Thanks for complement, is an excellent program and can not wait to leave for x64.
     
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    Actually it doesn't. Surprised me. I'm thinking of switching to what you use.
     
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    ah yes of course, it has failed this single artificial test and it deserves to be scrapped because of it...:rolleyes:
     
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    My opinion is that software (that I'm paying for) specifically targeting keyloggers should be able to detect and stop keyloggers. I really don't think that it is unfair in any way to feel this way.

    And if there is another antikeylogging program that does detect and stop all of the keylogging attempts that I can test it against (with the advantage of being free), then what would be the reason not to switch?
     
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    u can switch if u like, and the free argument is the most reasonable reason, but its naive to change for the other reasons, as i said, a single artificial test is not going to tell u that one product is better than the other

    there are tests that show pluses and minuses on both products (such as MRG's flash tests, as well as some of their other tests show Zemana as quite good, and vice versa for other tests)
     
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    I've been using Zemana for about 18 months and had been quite pleased with it. However as I am using it exclusively to prevent keylogging, MRG results notwithstanding, it has failed that area in which it should excel.

    I did love Zemana. But Alas! it has broken faith with me.
     
  19. firzen771

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    ... u dont seem to be getting it so im just gunna stop here
     
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    I find the pc-babble Zemana results very strange indeed !

    They are nowhere as good as what i and others discovered when we tested it, and posted about it on here last year sometime :p What gives ?
     
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    Its an x64 test, not an x86 test. The screenshots are the proof and the review runs through the settings, OS, etc. Its a proven fact and Zemana admits it that the x64 software only has Anti Logging SSL and thats it. The review I posted was for someone inquiring about Zemana's x64 effectiveness.
     
  24. CloneRanger

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    Ahh well that's different then, my bad :(

    Anyway, at least 32 Bit users who didn't know before how good Zemana is, won't be put off ;)
     
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    Zemana here is forever, i always send sugestions and questions for support and i get response in hours very fast, can see Zemana support as a big example for antivirus vendors
     
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