If you would choose just ONE security application

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  1. shadek

    shadek Registered Member

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    If you would choose just _ONE_ security application, which would it be? And why?

    Say you're on Win 8 x64 and you cannot use Windows Defender in conjunction with anything else. It has to be WD or the other. What security application would it be? Remember guys, only ONE security solution!

    I'd myself pick AppGuard. Simply because it'd protect me against vulnerabilities and malware with zero impact and no need for updates.

    Your turn.
     
  2. kjdemuth

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    Sandboxie. Light on resources, very configurable, able to restrict just about anything. protects browsers, internet facing apps, USB/portable drives.
     
  3. _Tempus_

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    Vmware workstation 1o :thumb:
     
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    a brain
     
  5. kjdemuth

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    ^^^^^^ AH! Good one. :argh:
     
  6. siketa

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    Kaspersky IS with unknown apps treated as untrusted.
     
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    Sandboxie
     
  8. jmonge

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    I will say my faborite app hitmanpro this scanner is amzing good when it comes to detect unknown malware :)
     
  9. fax

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    KIS in application trusted mode
     
  10. bellgamin

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    AppGuard & ERP. That may look like 2 but it's only 1.0 (binary).
     
  11. J_L

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    EMET. The rest, my brain can handle.
     
  12. Nightwalker

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    The same here
     
  13. Veeshush

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    Noscript or Keepass

    But if I was forced to only use one tool in my arsenal, I'd rather disconnect all my rigs from the internet. Or use a live cd with nothing of value ever entering or leaving the computer.
     
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    VirtualBox and run a Linux distro, on a more serious note i'd choose Sandboxie too
     
  15. G1111

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    Emsisoft Internet Security for x64, of course x86 would be DefenseWall.
     
  16. SLE

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    How can a scanner detect unknown malware? If it is detected than at least the scanner know it ;)
    No scanner is for unknown malware thats exactly the point where they all fall.
     
  17. roady

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    I'm still in doubt between SandBoxie and Shadow Defender....:rolleyes:
     
  18. phalanaxus

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    Exactly knowing the threat is not just the only way, you can also suspect it is so. Behavioral analysis, file entropy, heuristics, etc can enable the latter. Just like a new thief that's not in crime databases can attract attention to himself by behaving suspiciously or committing an act that's considered malicious in presence of a cop.
     
  19. Minimalist

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    Using system built-in defences would allow me to use ESET only.
     
  20. jmonge

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    this scanner has a behabiour analysis scanner that will detect new malware or hiden malware(rootkits):)
     
  21. JerryM

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    Not being very knowledgeable I would just stay with KIS. Other good suites would be as good.
    Jerry
     
  22. Krusty

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    Mine would be a good imaging program, in my case SSR 2013.
     
  23. trott3r

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    On XP outpost firewall with its hips since XP firewall is pants.

    On w7 appguard or maybe hitman pro with Early Warning Scoring.
     
  24. Overkill

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    I second that, sbie is my fav security app
     
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    Sandboxie, because it protects against so much so easily.
     
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