something to replace PG Free

Discussion in 'other anti-trojan software' started by iceni60, Oct 26, 2005.

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  1. iceni60

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    hi, i am very happy with PG Free but i'd like to try something else if it has better protection. which free program has better protection then PG Free? thanks
     
  2. chaos16

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    i don't think there is any free programs that does wat PG free does.

    But there is a program thats free and its similar.

    its called

    Arovax Shield here is a link there is a new version that has just come out today

    http://forum.arovaxcompany.com/index.php?showtopic=42


    Also there Pre beta KIS (Kaspersky Internet Security Suite) does wat Process Guard (PG) do. and i think that KIS is even better. But u have to pay.
     
  3. And also ZAP does a bit of what PG does.

    But the closest fit and free is antihook.
     
  4. iceni60

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    thanks for your help. i'm going to try Arovax Shield, Antihook and OA (if it's free) in the next week. thanks again :)

    can that be fixed by checking something like remember this setting?
     
  5. Sure, but you need to whitelist everything. Not just exes (and if they change you will have to reconfirm) but also the dlls loaded up (this is not in PG). And there are lots of dll.

    Still some people have managed to tame antihook. But i think it will definitely take a longer time then PG because of this extra feature. Safer yes, but at a high cost. On the plus side it matches everything PG full does .
     
  6. iceni60

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    thanks, i see what you are saying now. it sounds good though so i'll try it out over the weekend.
     
  7. abhi_mittal

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    Go for a combination of antihook and prevx home....!
     
  8. hollywoodpc

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    I want to understand this . AntiHook does EVERYTHING PG does , PLUS ? Is this opinion or fact ? I am curious as I have looked at AH a while back and did not see what you see . Have things changed now with a newer version or did I just miss something ? I am very interested and thank you for posting this . I may haqve to check it out again . i use PG Full but , if what you are saying is true , that would be nice
    Thank you in advance
     
  9. Based on your previous posts you tried antihook when it was 2.0. The current version 2.5 is a lot different.



    AntiHook is a unique desktop-based Host Intrusion Prevention (HIP) product. AntiHook dynamically protects your privacy, operating system and applications from malicious software, such as Spyware, Rootkits, Keyloggers, Code Injection, and Trojans.

    Exhaustive Real-time Protection

    AntiHook is kernel mode protection that detects and prevents attacks in real-time. It can be trained to isolate malicious activity. AntiHook ensures the integrity of the operating system by blocking and reporting any suspicious activity, including the following:

    1. Launching of malicious applications and processes. This option allows the user to put restrictions on what applications execute on her machine.
    2. Terminating of critical security applications (e.g. Firewall, Anti-virus, and Anti-spyware software).
    3. Loading of suspicious DLLs (e.g. IE Browser Helper Objects, ActiveX components, COM objects).
    4. Execution of code in a remote program (e.g. Trojans or Malware modifying the memory space of an external application and executing malicious code).
    5. Remote injection of code through standard Win32 API calls to the CreateRemoteThread() API or other native APIs called from within Rootkits.
    6. Installation of Kernel Device Drivers (Kernel Rootkits) that integrate and then maliciously alter the Windows operating system.
    7. Registration of programs for loading on PC start-up or when the user logs on to the system.
    8. Registration of Initialisation DLLs that load each time a new application starts.
    9. Installation of system-wide Windows hooks by using standard Win32 APIs or native APIs.
    10. Attaching a debugger to another process.

    go and read the flyer on the website for more details
     
  10. hollywoodpc

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    Hi da .
    Thank you kindly . I figured there had been some updates so , that is why I was asking . So , it actually rivals PG ? Very cool . I will check it out soon .
    Again , MANY thanks
     
  11. Paranoid2000

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    Based on that list, it does not appear to offer control over Physical Memory Access which the full version of Process Guard does. This means that it could be disabled using tools like SDTRestore.
     
  12. Arup

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    http://kareldjag.over-blog.com/article-553678.html

    Read this, AH has memory protection and was tested by Kareldjag. It also detects Kernel device drivers preventing Root Kit install and many more, IMHO, the protection is as good as paid PG, give or take a few, the newer version coming soon promises to be even more formidable and still free for personal use.
     
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