Safe"n"Sec Personal 2.5.0.1870: is it banned from this forum?

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  1. egghead

    egghead Registered Member

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    Am I the only one who is trialing this proggie?

    I’m trialing SnS for a couple of days now and I’m very impressed. Like to hear some opinions. Whip it out boys !

    I’m running it under “strict policy”. Popups are minimal. For advanced users there is “total policy”. Userfriendliness is between SSM en PrevX (depending on the chosen “policy”). SnS has an integrated outbound firewall.
    SnS is loaded before the o.s. services: nice one. :cool: It has no impact on my system resources and there is no conflict with AntiVir (free). It works very effectively.

    For more info, read the experts:

    http://kareldjag.over-blog.com/3-categorie-86447.html

    http://www.av-comparatives.org/

    My russian friends are taking over my rig :eek: :eek: :eek: : I’m already a licensed user of KAV en SSM
     
  2. BlueZannetti

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    No, I've trialed it and do have a license to SnS.
    It is closer to my own taste in this type of application than most - I like quiet and it's not too bad in that regard. It seems compatible with most other programs I've challenged it with and they have fixed some issues I saw in v2 (occasional losing track of the active console, which is awkward if an alert is caught in that miss, but they do timeout and go with a default action in that event - personally, I'd allow a faster user set timeout).
    I'd agree with the points you've made. It does take a somewhat different approach and is a very solid offering in this area.

    Blue
     
  3. egghead

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    Just found out:

    When using SnS together with KAV 6, disable Proactive Defense in KAV;)

    SnS + PD do not work well together (which is quit logical).

    SnS + SSM do not work at all: SSM driver can not be loaded.

    This proves again: no 2 drivers in 1 car.
     
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    what do you find better sns or pd?
    lodore
     
  5. egghead

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    Iodore,

    Can't judge about it on this moment: I'm using SnS for just a couple of days now but love it :-* .

    PD served this Kasperskynaut always well, just like everything in KAV:cool:
     
  6. Peter2150

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    I've used SnS in the past, but had issues back from the early 2.0 days. Briefly tried the 2.5 trial, and had same issues. Issues were stability. I stopped fooling with it because there activation limit was a pain. True they always gave a new key, but still it was a total pain compared to say KAV 6.0 or SSM.

    Pete
     
  7. Devil's Advocate

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    I think there would be more fans here, if we got some PR guy from Safe"n"Sec down here!
     
  8. egghead

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    Right, bring Mr.Notoksky ;) :D
     
  9. Devil's Advocate

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    Or Mr Techwgsky who admited to be only a "kinda of biased" about prosecurity. :)

    But seriously IIRC the go to guy here for this product is BlueZ.

    Egghead But if you love the product enough, email the guys at Safensec about this and offer your services to act as their liason here.
     
  10. Longboard

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    Heh
    Works for everybody else !! :D

    That is unkind. :eek:

    Amazing the wat that thread is always at the top of the forum :rolleyes:

    BZ is a supporter and has posted extensively on earlier versions
    AJohn likewise

    Kobra posted a good review some time ago but had some falling out with starforce at some level, long thread here:
    https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=71065&highlight=StarForce

    I guess there has been reason not to be happy with Starforce in the past or have I got it all wrong?

    The utility itself seems very good and got :thumb: at security overblog
     

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    Careful DA. I got into a slew of trouble for taking notice of that situation.:p

    As for SnS, it is on the top of my list should I ever decide to replace SSM. It tested very good by AV-C & kareldjag, and it's quite reasonably priced, to boot. I trialed it for about a week & was VERY favorably impressed. Oddly enough, it got along just fine with SSM.

    The conundrum with SnS is that I can't find a cubbyhole to put it into, category-wise. Is it a behavior blocker? Does it use signatures? A blacklist? A whitelist? Or WHAT exactly is its modus operandi? If someone can explain it, I would be very grateful.o_O
     
  12. egghead

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    Was not meant unkind. Lost your humor there in down under?

    eggheadsky:p
     
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    Same here. Program and system freezes.
     
  14. egghead

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    Had the same problem. After disabling proactive defense in KAV 6 everything works well till now.

    If you have some other proggie running in the proactive defense department disable it and see if the problems are gone.
     
  15. Devil's Advocate

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    Well I'm amazed the posts are still here. A moderation is coming soon I bet.

    Besides it's not a big deal, we are all vets of this forum, we know what the score is here. Let's face it once some guy gets it into his head he is part of the team of some other project (warning signs includes proudly displaying
    "BETA-TESTER" , boasting about private communications with the team and how important they are and how many of their great ideas were implemented), you have to start to be very careful. More careful anyway.

    Does it matter which hole it falls into?
     
  16. Peter2150

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    At one point I uninstalled all other security software. I think the conflict was with Internet Explorer, which is tough to remove.
     
  17. Blackcat

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    Just tried the latest version, updated and still found the program freezing. This was just with an AV running in real time.

    So it still does not like my system :oops:
     
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