Some Hooks

Discussion in 'Ghost Security Suite (GSS)' started by controler, Nov 20, 2005.

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  1. controler

    controler Guest

    This screen shot should show the difference in hooks between PG & AD

    Mind you I have Ghostwall installed also.

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  2. tuatara

    tuatara Registered Member

    Apr 7, 2004
  3. xmen

    xmen Guest

    Controller, it's unclear to me if your screenshot shows all the difference.

    It is highly likely that there is a great overlap between kernel hooks for both PG and Appdefend , which isn't reflected in your screenshot.

    I would venture a guess that install order, or load order would affect what is being shown.
  4. controler

    controler Guest


    yes you are correct. if the two are installed together, you see overlap.
    next two screens taken with only AD installed, not PG.

    Notice how everything in the log after the yes dissapears with PG enabled and comes back with Pg Disabled.

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  5. controler

    controler Guest

    Disabled PG

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  6. controler

    controler Guest

    Then installing PG and looking at the Log with PG enabled or disabled,
    I see Pg occupies the same 6 spaces, AD gets the rest.

    Sorry for all the screen shots people. Don't worry I won't flood the site with alot of JPGs.

  7. xmen

    xmen Guest

    I did seperate installs of PG and Appdefend (actually Regdefend+appdefend),
    in terms of total number of hooks it's almost the same.

    Quite surprising given that Appdefend includes Regdefend.

    Of the 6 hooks that Appdefend has they include

    Which are related to control over registry, which PG doesn't do. So this is actually due to Regdefend.

    What's surprising to me is that there are hooks in PG not in the appdefend+regdefend combo.
  8. xmen

    xmen Guest

    To be clear, those hooks listed above, are in the GSS combo (RD+Appdefend), but not in PG.

    But overall the number of hooks in PG is roughly the same as the GSS combo because , there are roughly the same number of hooks used by PG not in GSS combo. You can see those in controller's first screenshot of GSS and PG installed together.
  9. Jason_R0

    Jason_R0 Developer

    Feb 16, 2005
    ProcessGuard covers some areas which AppDefend doesn't (reading process memory) or differently than AppDefend (RegDefend handles normal driver installation through registry, where PG doesnt) , so there is bound to be differences in what they cover.

    The next beta(s) will cover more items which need to be protected which I talked about it the beta release thread.
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