Online Armor 3.5.0.32 Release

Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by MikeNash, Jul 13, 2009.

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  1. MikeNash

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    Hey Mike,

    Thanks so much for the heads up. I'm downloading the OA paid version as I type.

    Kind regards,


    Carlos
     
  3. ThE WiZ

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    Mike what is this I posted it at OA forum.

    A-squared Free + Online Armor Personal Firewall Bundle 4.5.0.1/3.5.0.14

    Publisher's description of A-squared Free + Online Armor Personal Firewall Bundle
    A-squared Free + Online Armor Personal Firewall Bundle screenshot
    From Emsi Software:

    Code:
    http://www.emsisoft.com/en/software/free/#download
    
    or from cnet 
    
    
    http://download.cnet.com/A-squared-Free-Online-Armor-Personal-Firewall-Bundle/3000-8022_4-10909642.html
    This bundle includes the freeware a-squared Free, a non limited malware scanner that comes with two major scan engines against all types of viruses, trojans, bots, keyloggers, spyware and adware. But the scan duration is not double long as it would be with two standalone virus and spyware scanners. A free commandline scanner is bundled too. Additionally, the freeware desktop firewall Online Armor is included to protect your PC from unwanted guests. Online Armor is a powerful personal firewall, with HIPS and a host of other security features to keep your PC clear of infections and running smoothly. Online Armor is designed to be easy to use for beginners and offers powerful performance.
     
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    Great product. :thumb:
     
  5. firzen771

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    OAs release versions seem to be similar to firefox lol i just noticed
     
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    keylogger detection is back again in the free version
     
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    Hi,

    I know you get from what you pay.
    But does OA Free give decent protection for a novice like me?

    Thanks!
     
  8. MikeNash

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    Why not install it and give her a spin :)
     
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    Mike, any approximate date for OA Beta with support for Windows 7 ? :D
     
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    Depends. We have a couple of issues with it, it would not be ready for a general beta until they are solved - but once it's running seems to work stable.

    So it could be a couple of days
     
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    So the Windows 7 version will not work on Vista 64-bit? If not, will 64-bit follow shortly?
     
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    +1 : When can we get some love for x64 :(
     
  13. MikeNash

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    Win7 version just hit our private test team, and we will whip it into Beta pretty quickly.

    Then we will start Win64. I do not think that x64 will follow "shortly" as its an awful lot different to Win32.


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    Hopefully as soon as you can, as there aren't many HIPS options for Vista 64-bit.
     
  15. MikeNash

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    Oh sure - we aren't going to hang around unnecessarily :)
     
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    Another nice, stable version.
    Thanks Mike.:thumb:
     
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    I really hope M. Rizos can soon do a youtube video on OA++ so that more folks can see how OA++ works with its HIPS and twin engines + OASIS against 0day malwares.
     
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    Since I discover Online Armor, some years ago, I found it very unstable and consumed a lot of resources...

    With this version it seems these issues were almost resolved and the free version also have new great features...

    I'm using it right now, for almost a week, and until now I'm happy with it... :)

    In ChangeLog I see you added the Import & export option in OA Free, but it still unavailable in GUI.
    The Online Armor Comparation also doesn't have a check in this feature on Free version...
     
  20. Fuzzfas

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    CPU usage was drammatically reduced since the previous version already.

    My main problem with OA free is this "liberty" in opening ports. Before i knew it, i had a rule auto-created, permitting port 135 INbound, just because i had forgotten to use Dcombulator to close it from within windows. I would much prefer to be asked at least for the INCOMING connections before i accept them. And the risk is low, because i am behind a router and only user and i had already in network connection properties disabled Netbios. But for someone who is directly connected to the internet, this can be really risky. You can end up Netbios allowed inbound and God knows what else. Of course such things don't upset Matousec.

    True, a glitch probably.
     
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    The port is only opened for Intranet applications. You should not be able to connect to it from outside.
     
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    Runsafer is the same as DropMyRights basically.
     
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    Ah, so there is an intelligent control behind it. For instance, if i was in a direct connection and had allowed svchost.exe, if someone tried a Netbios attack in 137-139, the ports wouldn't open automatically, correct?

    Still this thing worries me a bit, because if you install a trojan and by mistake click allow, then it will automatically get server rights too, without asking you.
     
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