What is your security setup these days?

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

  1. WSFuser

    WSFuser Registered Member

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    My current (Windows) setup:

    avast! Anti-virus
    Windows Firewall
    EMET
    Firefox w/ AdBlock Plus and Cookie Controller
     
  2. kjdemuth

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    Avast IS with Sandbox removed.
    Sandboxie
    WSA AV
     
  3. jo3blac1

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    I have been using NS for good 4 years or more. I recently tested browsing with NS off and the problem is not so much security but the CPU usage. The moment I turned off NS, going to a simple news website got my CPU to 100% and made the browsing extremely uncomfortable and slow. I got a tiny CPU, perhaps when I get myself quad core laptop next year then I will give it another try and hopefully with google chrome 64 bit by then. Otherwise I am sticking with FF and NS, just because the browsing is fastest on my set up. EMET got also removed as it was causing troubles with FF. I had it enabled for the plugins so that might have been the issue and I was too lazy to reinstall it. Also can't decide whether to use EMET 2.1, 3.0 or 3.5....
     
  4. Added a 2nd hand SSD to my 3 GHz Pentium E5200 Dual Core. Just changed password in Wilders with old e-mail alias (long gone to SPAM-heaven). Due to fresh Windows7 install locked myself out, so Kees1958 now is Windows_Security Living proof that the weakest link is behind the keyboard :blink:

    Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bits with FireWall also blocking outbound, IE and Outlook locked at IP+port, router with inbound FW

    Restrictions for Everyone (including Administrators)
    - UAC: set to full and deny elevation to all unsigned executables (Chromium, Media Player Classic, 7-ZIP, Evince-PDF)
    - GPO: Deny installation of unsigned drivers and active-X, disabled autoplay and execute access to USB
    - ACL: Deny execute for everyone on User Shell Folders, Public and Internet/Download folders (explorer security tab)
    - EMET: set system wide DEP, SEHOP, ASLR to maximum

    Restrictions for Users/Medium Integrity Level processes
    - SRP: Deny execute for all files (outside Windows and Program Files) and all users (except Admins)
    - GPO: Locked IE/Chromium/Outlook settings, hardened logon, shell and HKCU-autostarts
    - ACE: Set Mandatory Medium Level Integrity to Ms Office aps (icacls.exe)
    - EMET: added Chromium, IE, Outlook, Media Player Classic, Evince-PDF and 7-ZIP

    Restricted by Low Rights/Intergrity Level sandbox
    - Internet Explorer: locked for on-line banking only through GPO (the URL's) and FireWall (specific IP-addresses and port 443 only)
    - Chromium: for daily browsing, added Pepper-flash and Chrome PDF plug-in, allow javascript from HTTPS, COM and NL, only extension is ABP

    On demand
    HitmanPro free
     

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  5. G1111

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    Overall, good. For me a good balance of speed and security.
     
  6. Tyrizian

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    Oh man, that bites

    Sorry about that
     
  7. Tyrizian

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    It's good to find that balance between the two.

    I definitely like your setup :thumb:
     
  8. kjdemuth

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    I don't know what to install. I've gone through 4 different configurations in the last hour. With all these newly released programs I can't make my mind up.
    I've settled for the moment, sandboxie, NVT ERP, PCAV pro and shadowdefender. That is subject to change. I'm starting to feel like jmonge. :D
     
  9. NSG001

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    Now that is worrying :D
     
  10. jmonge

    jmonge Registered Member

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    i setled down with the best company emsisoft
     
  11. G1111

    G1111 Registered Member

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    After a long stint with McAfee AV going back to around 1995, then Kaspersky AV for several years I have grown to really like Emsisoft AM:cool:
     
  12. jmonge

    jmonge Registered Member

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    same here and this company provides excelent security products,i really love their products
     
  13. The Red Moon

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    In my opinion they have possibly the best free firewall.:thumb:
     
  14. jmonge

    jmonge Registered Member

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    agree with you and if you get the paid version it has file/registry protection in real time
     
  15. Dark Shadow

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    Emsisoft has a lot going on.Excellent firewall,Excellent Antimalware,Very good mamutu and things like Emergency Kit.IMO a rear find that a company that excels in just about everything they have and do.
     
  16. The Red Moon

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    We europeans do have our uses.:D :D :D
     
  17. Securon

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    Good Afternoon! Emsisoft Anti-Malware 7.0...WSA Essentials...Voodoo Shield...Sincerely...Securon
     
  18. jmonge

    jmonge Registered Member

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    good choice
     
  19. Dark Shadow

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    No argument from me.:thumb:
     
  20. ams963

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    I like it. Especially the gui. :D
     

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  21. ams963

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    You know me quite well.:D
     
  22. Dark Shadow

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    Now that's very cute.
     
  23. ams963

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    @Dark Shadow
    It's great isn't it?:D Malware removal is not that good. Protection is strong.:thumb:
     
  24. Dark Shadow

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    Pretty much like many others that struggle with removal but if keeps it off,who need removal.:thumb:
     
  25. kjdemuth

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    Yet another switch.

    Avast IS (Removed Sandbox)
    Sandboxie (Of course)
    NVT ERP (Lock down)
    Shadow Defender (Used while at work)
     
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