looking for easy free behavior blocker

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by ooooo, Mar 24, 2008.

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  1. ooooo

    ooooo Registered Member

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    Please recommend a easy free behavior blocker.
    I'm using Comodo BOClean, it is real time protection signature based antimalware.
     
  2. InVitroVeritas

    InVitroVeritas Registered Member

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    - ThreatFire
    - Mamutu

    Mamutu might seem the easiest of the two, but Threatfire have perfectly meet my expectations for some time now, while Mamutu is more recent (ie : slightly "unproven" yet, imho).
     
  3. ooooo

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    Mamutu is not free
     
  4. InVitroVeritas

    InVitroVeritas Registered Member

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    Oh-oh, sorry you're right.
    Well, beside Threatfire then... MicroPoint is still in beta and some members of Wilders are saying good things about it. (Personally, i don't really know it yet, just started to trial it).
     
  5. Dieselman

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    Your already using Comodo BOClean. So why not use Comodo firewall. Only makes sense.
     
  6. InVitroVeritas

    InVitroVeritas Registered Member

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    And thinking that I was just refraining myself from suggesting that he ditch CBOclean since he wouldn't need it with Threatfire... lol.
     
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    bellgamin Very Frequent Poster

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    Easy+free behavior blocker = Threatfire

    There are other "easy" behavior blockers, but NO other "easy+free" behavior blockers.

    In any event, Threatfire is excellent so... why pay more?
     
  8. Dieselman

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    Also depends on your opinion of "easy". Threatfire isnt completely free either. You need to pay for the Pro version.
     
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    lucas1985 Retired Moderator

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    The behaviour blocker in Threatfire IS free. The Pro version offers very little added-value to think that the free version is crippled/limited in some way.
     
  10. Wordward

    Wordward Former Poster

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    Here's a comparison between the Pro and free version. I have used both versions and I will say the last two versions is one of the finest security programs I have used. Runs well with other programs and has improved a lot over the last year.

    http://www.threatfire.com/download/
     
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    Comodo Firewall is not for me due to i don't want to configure it and destroy pc with bad configuration.
    Comodo BOClean is for me due to i don't need to configure it.
    I want good and free behavior blocker with NO CONFIGURATION NEEDED and NO MESSAGES (YES/NO - ALLOW/DENY) to input.
     
  12. Dark Shadow

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    then you may want to check out threatfire easy out of box protection so speak.
     
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    I agree:thumb:
     
  14. Tarq57

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    I've been using Threatfire free version for about 5 weeks. In that time it has popped two alerts, both entirely valid/appropriate, but what you'd classify as FP's. (Was pleased to see those alerts, for a while I thought it wasn't doing much, it runs so quietly.)
    Fairly important to not configure it, if you don't want alerts. The standard protection level is 3 (out of 5).
    If you do actually get some malware on the computer, and it's recognised/behaviour is suspect, you will get an alert. And you should welcome that.
    I think maybe you don't mind that situation; the "not wanting pop-ups" probably refers to routine or non-harmful processes, yes?
     
  15. jonnypop

    jonnypop Registered Member

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    Was there any problems caused by the false positives?
     
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    No problems at all. Just a couple of applications I ran that had potentially damaging consequences. I clicked "allow", because it was known, and unsurprising.
    I used the term "FP" somewhat loosely, sorry.
    Threatfire behaviour alerts don't really fall into that category. They alert for any process that doesn't fall inside pre-set rules. (Like any HIPS) So it's just a case of "allow" if you can reconcile the alert to what's happening, or "deny" and investigate further, if you can't.
     
  17. ooooo

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    I want no more Spybot Resident continuosly irritant messages alert (Deny/Allow)!
    Behavior blocker must decide without asking nothing to me!
    I disinstalled SpyBot due to my bad answers pc stopped working well!
     
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  18. Tarq57

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    Did it work ok after uninstalling Spybot? Or does the problem remain?
    You can still keep Spybot, just turn the Tea Timer off.
    I don't think you'll find one that has no pop-ups at all.
    But Threatfire doesn't have many.
    Why do you want a behaviour blocker, if not to control what's happening on your computer?
     
  19. lucas1985

    lucas1985 Retired Moderator

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    PRSC/NAB (both paid) or Threatfire (free) will be good for you. PRSC/NAB is the quietest, so you'll only have to block real malware.
     
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