Online Armor run safer option

Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by acr1965, Feb 3, 2011.

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  1. acr1965

    acr1965 Registered Member

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    Anyone want to share their experiences using the OA "run safer" option? Also, if a browser is in "run safer" and the browser downloads something from the internet, will the downloaded file be in "run safer" by default? ie- drive by download, etc

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    Cutting_Edgetech Registered Member

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    It is my understanding that applications that are configured to run safer are in essence runned sandboxed using software restriction policies as defined in advanced options. So it should protect you from drive-by downloads if configured properly. If you download an infected file through your browser, and then choose to execute that file then you will still get a prompt from OA asking you to allow or deny an action from that file. If you choose to allow it then of course you will still get infected.
     
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    - excerpted from OA's RunSafer Webhelp article

    You could use a tool like ProcessExplorer to confirm that the RunSafer security is in place for a given process.
     
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