Prevx SOL and Shadow Defender

Discussion in 'Prevx Releases' started by AlexC, Mar 4, 2011.

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  1. AlexC

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    Yes I use Prevx with Shadow Defender without problems! ;)

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    works perfectly ....only a small problem Sandboxie and Prevx safe online .... but this is solved in settings Sandboxie ...
     
  4. AlexC

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    Thanks Triple Helix

    I´m considering to use Shadow Defender , PrevxSOL and Keyscrambler.

    Prevx and KeyScrambler are still compatible? Any particular configuration needed?
    thanks once again:thumb:
     
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    As the thread you pointed to in the above post PSO does more than KeyScrambler does so I feel it is unnecessary but to each there own! ;) https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showpost.php?p=1772090&postcount=16

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    I´ll read more deeply about PrevxSOL and give it a try, alone with Shadow Defender. Thanks a lot for your help!:)
     
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    Anytime and if you have any further Questions feel free to ask! ;)

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    "- SafeOnline will provide full protection on 32bit operating systems. On 64bit operating systems,SafeOnline relies on the layered protection of Prevx 3.0 for blocking known screen grabbers and clipboard stealers. This is because of fundamental architectural differences in 64bit operating systems preventing modifications to the "shadow service descriptor table" because of PatchGuard. We are planning a workaround for this, but it will still have some reliance on the antimalware components."

    Thanks Triple Helix, great support, and sorry my poor English.
    I´m considering PrevxSOL facebook edition to use in win7 x64.
    This means i´ll i need to buy Prevx 3.0 and use it together with PSO in order to get full protection against known screen grabbers and clipboard stealers?
     
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    Good Question for PrevxHelp when he sees this he will reply!

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    In general, that would be best, although we do tend to add many malicious screengrabbers/clipboard stealers to the free version block list for SafeOnline just to give free users some added protection :)
     
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    Ok, thanks a lot!:)
     
  12. brainrb1

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    So now it can be used with sandboxie without any issues ? is the prevx protection disabled when sandboxed ? since the protection module of both of them is opposite how do they work together?
     
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    SafeOnline and Sandboxie can be installed alongside each other without a conflict, and each can be used for its intended purpose, but not at the same time without weakening Sandboxie protection.

    To make SafeOnline work within a sandboxed browser session, you have to enable the Screen Readers Accessibility setting within Sandboxie. By doing this you are creating a bypass within Sandboxie that lowers Sandboxie protection. The thing to consider though is whether or not there is any real advantage to be gained from running SafeOnline and Sandboxie together at the same time.

    For general web surfing, the important thing is to contain the browser so it can't impact the rest of the system. Sandboxie does this without needing additional assistance from SafeOnline.

    For banking and shopping, sandboxing the browser is unnecessary because you don't need to protect the system from a genuine verified secure website such as your bank website or Amazon. If you don't fully trust the website you shouldn't enter personal credentials into it in the first place. The important thing is to verify that the site you are visiting is genuine and to protect the browser session from keylogging and screen grabbing, etc, from malware that may already be installed and running on the real system, all of which SafeOnline does.

    I can't see an advantage to weakening Sandboxie protection, even slightly, just to get SafeOnline to work within a sandboxed browser session. Sandboxie and SafeOnline cover different use cases.

    If you really want to virtualise the system while using SafeOnline to protect the browser, I would suggest looking at adding a lightweight virtualisation application such as Returnil or Shadow Defender. Lightweight virtualisation can be used alongside application sandboxes such as Sandboxie, and browser protection utilities such as SafeOnline.
     
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    Thank you.
     
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    You're welcome.
     
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