spyshelter free v.10 + keyscrambler premium

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  1. shmu26

    shmu26 Registered Member

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    windows 10 pro x64

    is there a conflict between the two?
    I have a license for keyscrambler premium, which has kernel-level encryption.
    however, spyshelter free does not have this, but it has lots of other things going for it.
    may I use both simultaneously?
     
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    addition: I have disabled keystrokes encryption in spyshelter, as it would seem to be largely redundant in my case, although there are some apps that keyscrambler premium does not cover, such as rainmeter. Whereas spyshelter is not application-specific.
     
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    hi
    SpyShelter free Keystroke Encryption driver it just protect you for browser Firefox chrome opera.also System Protection (HIPS) in spyshelter free limited.
    i have no idea about conflict between them since i never used keyscrambler premium.
    i suggest you buying SpyShelter firewall, wait for discount on softpedia or facebook page of SpyShelter.so buy with less price
     
  4. Rasheed187

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    The only way to find out, is to check it out. But you would think that if you disable Keystroke Encryption in SS, it normally shouldn't interfere with KS.
     
  5. shmu26

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    okay, I tested keystroke encryption, using spyshelter's tool

    I had keyscrambler premium running at the same time as spyshelter free, and I turned on the keystroke encryption in spyshelter, just to see what would happen.
    I typed into my password manager, in chrome, and it was encrypted.
    I typed into MS Word, and it was encrypted.
    then I typed into an application not supported by keyscrambler -- windows sticky notes.
    it was not encrypted.
    then I exited keyscrambler, and again, typing in sticky notes still was not encrypted.
    perhaps this is because I am using spyshelter free, so it does not provide encryption at the kernel level.

    but there does not appear to be a conflict between the two programs, according to my test.
     
  6. Rasheed187

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    No you're misunderstanding, in the Free version, SS will only protect the browsers, so all other apps are not protected.
     
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    ah, you're right.
    I was thinking of zemana free.
    in short, SS free does not prevent KS premium from scrambling the keystrokes, but the keystroke encryption module of SS free might as well be turned off anyways, because it is not adding any protection.
    correct?
     
  8. Rasheed187

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    Yes correct, you might as well turn it off in SS Free. And if for some reason you want to protect all apps, then you could choose to use Zemana Free instead of KeyScrambler. But I'm not sure which one is more effective.
     
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    KS pro and premium give very good protection in the supported apps.
    If I understand right, Zemana free is not app-specific, so that is an advantage, but it does not protect at kernel level unless you get the paid version.
     
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    thanks!
     
  12. Rasheed187

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    I haven't looked into that, I don't know if Zemana and KS can protect against kernel based loggers.
     
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    Hmmm...they say "yes"...we can find info that both ZAL and KS install its own kernel driver so perhaps they perform such protection. But as you know my choise few years ago was SS :)
     
  14. Rasheed187

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    Yes it's not clear to me, but I believe years ago I did read that KS does not protect against this. And yes, I have to say that SS is one of the most advanced and stable running HIPS out there, I just wish they could fix a couple of annoyances, to make it almost perfect.
     
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