Processguard ?

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by Fly, Jan 30, 2008.

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  1. Fly

    Fly Registered Member

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    I believe there exists a program with a name like that, but that's not really the point.

    I'm thinking about an extra program that can monitor (Windows XP Home Edition system) processes on my computer, especially those associated with in and outgoing information. I'm an experienced user of security software, but not an expert. (Still running McAfee Virusscan Plus 2008 with the firewall, but I'm going to drop that). Currently also on my PC: Counterspy, Spy Sweeper.

    Let's say I'm interested in what's phoning home, security and privacy.

    Suggestions ?

    Thank you.
     
  2. G1111

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    For monitoring in/outgoing information you could use something like Ethereal, TCPView, or CurrPorts.
     
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    WireShark may be!
    What about a good software FireWall. OnlineArmor will have both things( Process Guard and NetWork control).
     
  5. MikeNAS

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    CurrPorts + IPNetInfo

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    Process Explorer + Process Monitor

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    Runscanner

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    With those you can monitor almost everything :D
     
  6. Fly

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    Thanks all :)
     
  7. Mele20

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    With most of what has been suggested you could monitor but not control. You'd need something like SSM, ProSecurity or AppDefend...some classic HIPS program. I've tried SSM and it does everything ProcessGuard does, and a lot more, but it drove me nuts with so many more popups than ProcessGuard. I still use the full version of ProcessGuard.
     
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