Secure a computer

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by curious george, Jan 28, 2009.

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  1. curious george

    curious george Registered Member

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    Hey, was just wondering, what kinda apps can i use to secure up a computer, kinda like xp-antispy.
     
  2. Sully

    Sully Registered Member

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    Safe XP is one. So is xSetup v663. 663 was the last version I think that worked fully for free.

    Sul.
     
  3. curious george

    curious george Registered Member

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    Any other tools?
     
  4. raven211

    raven211 Registered Member

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    SpywareBlaster is another, incase you didn't know about it already. ;)
     
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    I assume this would be for general purpose computing. But, if there's some specific purpose(s) that might significant narrow the scope of the risks, or a specific concern(s), your efforts to secure the computer could possibly be easier.

    Good luck,

    Eirik
     
  6. Victek

    Victek Registered Member

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    Have a look a Secunia. It will show you all the apps on the system that are security risks and require updating to the latest, most secure versions.
     
  7. chibani

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    Maybe you can look to "xpy" and "Security & Privacy Complete"
     
  8. arran

    arran Registered Member

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    the hardening tools I use for my xp sp2.

    XP antispy
    Seconfig XP
    BugOff
    Security & Privacy Complete
    SafeXP
    Samurai
     
  9. innerpeace

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    Windows Worms Doors Cleaner

    And if you feel like learning about and disabling services yourself. http://www.blackviper.com/

    *Warning, disabling services is not to be taken lightly. A recent image and data backup is recommend before tweaking your system.*

    Edit: Here are a few older thread you might want to skim through.

    https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=224340
    https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=213988 For browsers
    https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=211896
     
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  10. TechOutsider

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    HostsXpert is highly useful, regulary updated, and blocks known malware/phishing/advertisment/tracking domains.
     
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