What is your security setup these days?

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by dja2k, Dec 15, 2005.

  1. justenough

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    After yet another attempt to get comfortable with running an AV, I've happily returned to the old reliable: Sandboxie and Mamutu with regular on-demand scans using MBAM, HMP, and occasionally EEK, now in the 3.0 version. Backed up with a system image just in case something somehow sneaks by.
     
  2. jmonge

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    you are use to the proactive protection,you feel more secure;)
     
  3. justenough

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    I hadn't thought of it that way jmonge, but you are right, oddly enough I feel safer without a real-time AV. Maybe it's because they seem creaky, put together with rubber bands and chewing gum, strained from trying to do more than should be expected. This is just a feeling, with a heavy dose of technically meaningless metaphor, but that's how it is for me.
     
  4. jmonge

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    :thumb: It's a nice felling knowing you don't need it, right? :)
     
  6. tomazyk

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    Well said. I feel the same...
     
  7. The Hammer

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    Not me.
     
  8. KelvinW4

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    I feel like once I stop using AVs it will be hard to get back to one :p
     
  9. Aventador

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    Kudos.
     
  10. eugene91

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    Trying out WSA 14 days trial. This thing is super light! Didn't even felt the scheduled scan running!
    But the latest file detection & false alarm test by av-c doesn't look good :(
     
  11. kjdemuth

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    I like having an AV. I generally choose a cloud AV such as WSA, PCAV or kingsoft. They seem to run a little lighter than their sig based brothers.
     
  12. Dark Shadow

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    I normally dont like the feel of a antivirus on a system.The day you remove a AV is when you notice a difference in performance,Some small differences and some big depending on the systems and the Antivirus.

    I am back to using a AntiVirus - Bitdefender AV Plus 2013 on two windows 7 and there both running light as a goose feather.:thumb: what really impressive is the longer its on the lighter it feels, but the could be just my imagination.
     
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  13. Robot_Z

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    Yep :D
     
  14. sportsfan7700

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    Still the same setup..no complaints
     
  15. gery

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    ZoneAlarm Extreme ( in the few first hours it scared the crap out of me with the performance hit but now it's normal CPU 7 % to 20 % and ram 45 % in total
     
  16. RSpanky

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    The song remains the same
     
  17. Dark Shadow

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    Thats a perfect set up.:thumb:
     
  18. RSpanky

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    I haven't had any problems with this set up, Its here to stay for awhile unless I catch the jmonge switch up flu ;)
     
  19. Dark Shadow

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    LOL. I had the switch up flu for a while but then I found a happy medium and then did a fresh format and reinstalled the security I wanted and its like a new system again.I reimage or format at least once a year anyways,sometime more.
     
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  20. jmonge

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    removed emsisoft antimalware i have 50 days to renew and i feel secure enough with just MbamPro and hitmanpro
     
  21. justenough

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    MBAM protection enabled?

    I just noticed that MBAM has a malicious website protection. Wonder when they added that? Just turned it on to see what happens, if it'll work with all the other browsing protection I have.
     
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  23. jmonge

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    it works and it doesnt slow down your browser and it is powerfull;)
     
  24. Dark Shadow

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    Making MBAM your one trick pony.:D
     
  25. Dark Shadow

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    Thats a nice addition.
     
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