Sandboxie just saved the day. :D

Discussion in 'sandboxing & virtualization' started by cheater87, Jan 19, 2009.

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  1. cheater87

    cheater87 Registered Member

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    I was using it on the family PC and was browsing when I got a pop up saying I was infected and that Antivirus360 wanted to install. I exited and cleaned out the sandbox. That was a close one. Then I went back on and changed my password on my forum site I was visiting.
     
  2. firzen771

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    sandboxIE saves lives :D
     
  3. jmonge

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    cool;)
     
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    very cool;)
     
  5. evilscribble

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    Would have been blocked anyway if you had an AV i bet.
     
  6. wat0114

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    Oh no, look at the endorsements this product gets, even from VB100, PC Pro and ICSA Labs, to name a few :D Wow, this looks impressive :D :p
     

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    No wonder people fall for this stuff,that description appears more impressive than some legitimate apps.:rolleyes:

    Great to seethe benefits of SBIE illustrated once again.;)
     
  8. Franklin

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    Have found quite a few morphed installers for these rogues where not a single AV/AS was detecting at the time.
     
  9. firzen771

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    LOL, it looks like Firefox's download page, even the button, haha :D
     
  10. Dark Shadow

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    I wouldn't be to sure of that, many Go undetected if the web heuristics doesn't block the site in the first place providing the AV has webguard or shield. Example If the poup occurs on any given site,in some case the users may have the options such as ok or cancel.The average user that is suspicious but unaware it may execute with the cancel and Many of them are set up to execute this way,Click cancel and away it goes.In some cases even if the antivirus happens to see a fishy excutable in sum cirumstance its to little to late and still manages its way on.Sanboxie retains it in side the virtual Box almost always keeping it at bay so to speak. Terminate it inside the box and delete its contents and its flushed away almost always.very rear it touches the drive in the first place.
     
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  11. evilscribble

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    Nah, my setup is amazing. :rolleyes:
     
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    Hmmm... U lost the chance to get the best AV free of charge. That,s the real disadvantage of using SBIE. ;)
     
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    Hmm. That's about like me saying I didn't need any firewall when I tried the beta of Win 7 because it took out my network adapters and I couldn't connect to anything.:D :D :D

    But anyway I am totally enjoying the above mentioned disadvantage of SBIE

    Pete
     
  15. Dark Shadow

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    Dito.
     
  16. andyman35

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    Since they appear to be breaching a whole raft of copyright laws with these 'references' I wonder why more of these rogues aren't being pursued through the courts,not to mention the hosting companies.:rolleyes:
     
  17. wat0114

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    My thoughts the same.
     
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