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Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by TheKid7, Aug 12, 2008.

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  1. TheKid7

    TheKid7 Registered Member

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    I currently have McAfee SiteAdvisor Free and LinkScanner Pro installed on my PC's. Since SiteAdvisor does not work with Sanboxie and I like having two functioning link scanners, I am looking for a replacement for SiteAdvisor. Under consideration are:

    1. Finjan's SecureBrowsing
    2. Trendmicro TrendProtect
    3. BrowserDefender

    Does anyone have any experience with conflicts of any of the above with either Sandboxie or LinkScanner Pro? Which of the above do you use and like?

    I am leaning toward SecureBrowsing because their product description seems impressive.

    Thank you.
     
  2. cheater87

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    WOT (Web of Trust) is great. You can have it set to block sites that have ratings of yellow (Cautious), orange (Warning) and Red (Danger!!!!). You can get it for Firefox and IE. :) Sadly not for Opera yet :( I use this now. :)

    http://www.mywot.com/
     
  3. demonon

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    Thanks to cheater I now too use WOT.
    I have to say that it's an excellent extensions, will keep using it!
     
  4. TheKid7

    TheKid7 Registered Member

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    Thanks for the above comments.

    Has anyone tried the following combination? Any conflicts?:

    LinkScanner
    Finjan
    WOT

    Thank you.
     
  5. LoneWolf

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    Not sure if there would be a compatibility issue with all those,
    but here's another one for you...................
    http://www.freedrweb.com/browser/
     
  6. aigle

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    HauteSecure gives a real time protection with all major browsers, IE, FF and Opera. :thumb:

    It,s beta but is free.
     
  7. nomarjr3

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    I'm using SiteHound, and it works like a charm.
    Blocks malware sites automatically. Give it a try.
     
  8. acr1965

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    Finjan has a problem with IE7 on Vista in protected mode although it works on Vista with FF.
     
  9. RedDawn

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    What is this problem you speak of? I've been using Finjan and SiteAdvisor with IE7 on Vista for 8 months now with no problems.
     
  10. cheater87

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    Web Security Guard is good as well. But its having some Firefox compatibility problems now. :(
     
  11. acr1965

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    The problem I have is that there is some issue with releasing memory in IE. If I open several IE pages the memory remains high even when I close the pages. Noticed that using Process Explorer.
     
  12. RedDawn

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    Ah yes, I see what you mean, forgive my inexperience.

    Nice detective work.
     
  13. PROROOTECT

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    Hi, everybody ,

    Do you know the RogueRemover of Malwarebytes ?

    www.malwarebytes.org/

    The Internet is full of scam sites, otherwise known as pishing sites that try to sell you products. RogueRemover FREE is an application that can REMOVE ROGUE antispyware, antivirus and hard drive cleaning applications with ease : PROTECT , DETECT , and DELETE rogue applications on your computer.

    Memory use : 0 !!!

    Thanks , PROROOTECT:cool:
     
  14. Ro4dRuNn3r

    Ro4dRuNn3r Guest

    Hey,
    Can i get web security guard without that crawler toolbar? o_O
     
  15. cheater87

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    Not that I know of. Well you can just hide to toolbar by right clicking it un checking it. WSG will still work but the toolbar will be hidden.
     
  16. Ro4dRuNn3r

    Ro4dRuNn3r Guest

    Ok, thx. :)
     
  17. cheater87

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    No prob. :)
     
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