Too browser security?

Discussion in 'other anti-trojan software' started by the dummy, Jul 14, 2010.

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  1. the dummy

    the dummy Registered Member

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    I have spywareblaster free for my ie8, and i resently installed prevx safe on line off of my space. My question is did i just add a redundant app? and if i did which one would be your choice, and why?
     
  2. Kees1958

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    Keep PrevXSafeOnline, remove spywareblaster. PrevXSafeOnline protects against a lot more. To minimise CPU load you can disable heuristics (since free version only warns and does not protect you).
     
  3. the dummy

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    Thank you very much.
     
  4. Triple Helix

    Triple Helix Webroot Product Advisor

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    The facebook version of Prevx will protect your online activities and keep your credentials safe during shopping and banking online even if you are infected! But I would leave the program at it's defaults as it will remove Adware & the MBR Rootkit if detected there would not be any extra CPU load! http://www.prevx.com/safebook.asp

    HTH

    TH

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  5. Victek

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    Also note that uninstalling SpywareBlaster does not remove the blocked sites list it creates in the IE Restricted Zone. You may want to remove the list as well if you notice it slowing down IE8. It made IE8 crawl in my experience.
     
  6. the dummy

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    Thanks to all. I will leave everything at default, and my spywareblaster didnt slow my browser down, so im wondering if it would be o.k. to let it run for overlapping protection.
     
  7. Triple Helix

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    If your happy with the speed then there's no problem! ;)

    TH
     
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    Oh, although I'm sure you are already aware of this, Prevx does not offer removal of detections (except adware, feel free to correct me Trip, I'm not 100% sure.)
     
  9. Triple Helix

    Triple Helix Webroot Product Advisor

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    Your correct and also the MBR Rootkit! But he wants Browser protection and the Facebook Version of SafeOnline will give full browser protection even if you are infected! http://www.prevx.com/safebook.asp

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    Prevx safeonline :thumb:
     
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    I second that.
     
  12. Zimzi

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    I tested Facebook version of Prevx on Phishtank.com and Firefox blocked five times more known phishing and web forgeries sites than Prevx !? o_O

    It was interesting for me that OpenDNS did block only 2-3 sites although Phishtank.com is operated by OpenDNS !?
     
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