Portable security programs

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by zcv, Sep 29, 2006.

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  1. zcv

    zcv Registered Member

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    Anyone know of a list of security apps, especially anti keyloggers, that can be carried/executed from flash drives or other portable media?
     
  2. nadirah

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    Yes, almost any security program. I guess these 'thumb drives' ( as i call them) can be used to disinfect infected machines. I'm sure some of the good security programs we have are capable of dealing with keyloggers.

    'Thumb drives' being used to disinfect infected machines of malware should preferably have a write-protect switch.
     
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    It would be even better if you could set it up to boot from the thumb drive so malware would not be active while you are trying to remove it.
    This may limit some of your choices though because you will be using either BartPE or a compact Linux distro.
     
  4. zcv

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    Thanks for the replies.

    Somebody asked me about this because they frequent cyber cafes.

    Already uses portable Firefox and Thunderbird and a few other portable non secuity apps.
     
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    I answered Ron in the thread he posted - sorry about that.
     
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  8. zcv

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    Thnks Bubba for the additional info - quite a collection :) Didn't realize there were so many portable apps.
     
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