ThreatFire...finaly good news (?)

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  1. ichito

    ichito Registered Member

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    Some good news from Hermit (Malware Response Team) on TF forum (#102 and next)
    http://www.pctools.com/forum/showthread.php?65874-Is-Threatfire-development-finished.../page11
     
  2. Noob

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    Bringing the death back! :D
     
  3. Ranget

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    Dude i wish they continue Back it's a Cool Product
     
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    CyberHawk?:D
     
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    Caw! :D :D
     
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    Any news of it becoming lighter and more compatible?
     
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    I guess it will become DeadFire soon ... :D
     
  8. jmonge

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    do you think so?
     
  9. Ranget

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    i hope so
     
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    TF: Risen from the...Abandon-Ware world...:argh:
    I hope they are Not joking about it...:doubt: :doubt:
     
  11. ichito

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    Maybe ZombieFire? :D
    I hope so too... :doubt:
     
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    How many times does this cat have to die? Maybe after nine lives it becomes a Zombie Cat?
     
  13. gery

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    lol:D :D :D
     
  14. Victek

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    Any news that it will actually start working?...sorry couldn't resist :D
     
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    I'm thinking a bunch of folks will be very happy to see Threat Fire back in the race, i remember the day when it was recommended by more than a few experts. At that time AVG was on top of everyone's list and the Windows firewall was sufficient.. :argh:

    Hogndog
     
  16. drhu22

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    Here is some interesting reading about Threatfire...

    https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=183020

    Maybe out of the box it leaves something to be desired, but it can be tweaked into something a lot stronger.
    As for performance and compatibility, on XP it was fast and i never had a problem.
     
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    Agreed. You put it on lvl 5 and let it go. You'll be itching to put it back down to 4. I think that currently it may need to be updated but at the time it was one of the best BB around.
     
  18. Victek

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    Can you say more specifically how Threatfire demonstrated "it was one of the best Behavior Blockers around"? I tried many versions and I really wanted to like it, but I found it often caused problems (such as killing the keyboard driver or deleting critical system files it had incorrectly identified as infected) and it never once helped in terms of identifying and removing real threats.
     
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    At the time that it came out threatfire was an excellent BB. I ran it with sygate firewall, a-squared and avast. I never had any problems with it. On lvl 5 it would send up alerts when programs were updated or changed. Occasionally it would give a false positive when temp files were created. The only reason I stopped using it was because I started to use HIPS. I still think that its a good little program. Like I said back in the day it was good but it needs to be updated.
     
  20. Dark Shadow

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    Might have been burried in pet cemetery,Cant kill what was already dead.I cant believe threatfire is being resurrected,I thought it was a distant memory.
     
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    Maybe we should actually wait and see what happens.
     
  23. jmonge

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    good idea:)
     
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    Yea you right,lets not count the chickens before the eggs hatch. :D
     
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  25. ichito

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    From one side - it's enough few "clicks" in TF and one can have ready good protection...from second side - more demanding user can made non-typical and more granular rules and by this way have much stronger protection which is more suitable to their individual needs:
    - do you want to protect private folders?...yes, you have it
    - do you want to protect some programs and its settings?...yes, you have it
    - maybe some branches/entries in registry?...yes, you have it
    - do you want to know which app try to connect to the web?...yes, you have it
    - and maybe which try to listen ports?...you have it also...
    I'm just impatiently looking forward new version...
     
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