What is one security program you can't do without?

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by Tyrizian, Jun 5, 2012.

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  1. kjdemuth

    kjdemuth Registered Member

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    I used geswall religiously. It's still one of my fav programs. I can remember testing it a lot on my xp pro system and nothing would get by it. It was fun watching the malware alerts pop and stream on the alert box on what it was trying to do. I would still use it today but it was having some issues with running firefox and some other programs. It's too bad really.
     
  2. Tyrizian

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    Is GesWall even supported anymore?
     
  3. Blues7

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    Their forum activity is sort of a no man's land reminiscent of Tombstone and Death Valley if that's any indication...but yeah, it certainly was (is) good software when working without conflicts as KJ alluded to.
     
  4. kjdemuth

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    What he said.
     
  5. Tyrizian

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    Thanks for the info:thumb:
     
  6. kjdemuth

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    I would love to say that it is supported. I think that it might be maintained but only to the point so it functions. I was hoping for a long time that something would happen. I'm still waiting. Occasionally there is a smattering of possible updating but never happens.
     
  7. blacknight

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    Quote.
     
  8. StrangerGuy

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    Hitman pro for me
     
  9. Hungry Man

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    The only program I miss is EMET. It's the first thing I install on any Windows system, I just feel much more secure with it.

    Unfortunately there isn't anything for implementing EAF on Linux nor mandatory ASLR (mandatory ASLR might not really be possible either).
     
  10. Noob

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    Have been in love with HIPS programs since the first day i used Malware Defender. My favorite security software is Online Armor. :D
     
  11. Osaban

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    Sandboxie is great, but I couldn't do without ShadowProtect Desktop.
     
  12. kupo

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    Sandboxie for me. :D. Although if I had to add one more, it will be Returnil System Safe.
     
  13. nikanthpromod

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    Rollback rx
     
  14. Kyle1420

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    sandboxie without a doubt
     
  15. Yanick

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    NoVirusThanks, Exe Radar Pro
     
  16. ams963

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    Sandboxie of course. ;)
     
  17. LoneWolf

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    Defense Defender,
    I mean......
    Shadow Wall,
    No that's not right,
    OK there's two I just can't do without,
    DefenseWall + Shadow Defender.
    Good thing I don't have to chose just one. ;)
     
  18. Tyrizian

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    Very good choices LoneWolf...I like it
     
  19. Thankful

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    Emsisoft Emergency Kit. Especially now that version 2 is out.
     
  20. Tyrizian

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    Hmmm, I may have to test this one out.
     
  21. kjdemuth

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    Yeah EAM Emergency Kit is great. The new engine is really fast for me. It loads quickly and full scan is greatly improved. Loving it. It almost made me want to run EAM again. Almost.
     
  22. tomazyk

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    :thumb:

    My romance with MD is not yet over :) Probably will be, when I move to 64 bit...
     
  23. Noob

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    Sooner or later it will happen, i had to switch to an alternative when i changed to 64 bit and also because it was not being developed anymore. :D

    Anyways, Online Armor is great also! :thumb:
     
  24. TheWindBringeth

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    I'm going to say Wireshark. Although it is a network capture/analysis tool rather than security program proper, I predominantly use it as a security tool (to verify operation of security features, to look for data leaks, to investigate potential attacks, etc).
     
  25. tomazyk

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    Yes, I can't decide between Online Armor and Comodo. They are both great.
    Maybe I should stop being such a control freak and shuld go with HIPS-free setup. :D
     
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