Secunia PSI

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by overworkedmonkey, Jan 31, 2011.

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  1. overworkedmonkey

    overworkedmonkey Registered Member

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    I came across an article suggesting installing Secunia PSI and I wanted to know what the security experts thought about it. Does it really do the job of alerting you to what needs to be patched?
     
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    i wouldnt install it the removal of it is really hard. and the services dont seem to want to install.
     
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    I find it useful. I at times forget to update some things and Secunia reminds me that its in need up an update and can take me to the page I need to go. :D
     
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    Thanks JRViejo. It was helpful to get an idea of views and opinions.
     
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    I've used PSI on-demand for probably a year now, and it has been useful and informative for me, and with no problems at all.
     
  7. overworkedmonkey

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    Thanks Justenough. Having read your signature, I see you don't take setting up a perimeter lightly.
     
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    I don't understand the hard to uninstall comment. I typically uninstall PSI prior to installing any new build and haven't had any problem ever. One can also uncheck the Start with Windows function and just use it on demand, so no resources are taken up.

    Essential program in my opinion.
     
  9. Joeythedude

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    its a very good program imo. smart and easy to use.
     
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    Same here. Great little program, and best of all it's free.
     
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