What is your security setup these days?

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

  1. waterfallz

    waterfallz Registered Member

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    Are there any free alternatives? I'll be using the emergency kit for on demand, I can buy it although i'd really like it if i could save some money
     
  2. Overkill

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    Then I'd go for Avast free
     
  3. CrusherW9

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    Not caring for Windows 8. Going to go back to Win7 Ultimate with the setup in my sig :thumb:
     
  4. Noob

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    Or you could try Comodo.
     
  5. jmonge

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    Emsisoft Anti-Malware v8.1.0.1:thumb: :thumb:
    i will love to it with shadowdefender but it will interfere with emsisoft database daily updates :)
    and i was thinking of using shadow defender with WebRo0t AntiVirus 2o13 which uses the cloud instead of regular database
     
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  6. Securon

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    Good Morning! Just installed On-Line Armour to compliment EAM 8.1...so far it seems too compliment Eam...and WSA Security Plus seamlessly. Now I have a decision to make...after my 30 day trail...do I purchase, or wait for the integration of the firewall into the proposed Security Suite...decisions...decisions! Sincerely...Securon
     
  7. jmonge

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    :thumb: :thumb:cant wait
     
  8. ams963

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    @Securon
    Good going with WSA. The lightest and fastest of all.:thumb:

    @jmonge
    I think WSA + SD is a good idea.:) Or you could use WSA+EAM+SD:thumb: and get in shadow mode only when you're browsing risky corners of the web. That way EAM would update with no problem in other times of the day.;)
     
  9. Overkill

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    Removed EAM and ESET V6, trying out ESET NOD 32 BETA 7!
     
  10. jmonge

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    @PIInfinity :thumb: :thumb: agree :)
    @Overkill anything new?
     
  11. mattdocs12345

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    current set up
    - Forticlient
    - Windows FW
    - Firefox + ABP + NS

    future set up
    - ubuntu 12.04 :)

    on my back up laptop (not ready yet)
    - windows XP streamlined to barebone set up
    - shadow defender vs defense wall
     
  12. Overkill

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  13. CrusherW9

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    Going to Dual Boot Win7 Ultimate with Fedora. I'm taking a programming class this semester where we submit our code to a server running Red Hat which then compiles it. It will make things a lot easier if I can get it to compile on a similar machine first :doubt:
     
  14. ams963

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    @jmonge :thumb::thumb:

    @Overkill
    I tried ESET AV some months ago. It messed up my internet connection. Couldn't get online no matter what. Well that was it. I decided to settle on WSA. No more trying out AVs. Now everything's just fine.:D

    @CrusherW9
    Good for you.:):thumb:
     
  15. ams963

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    I'm using what's in my sig.;)
     
  16. c2d

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    Waiting for the final version of new BullGuard Internet Security 2014.
    Currently using:
    Windows Defender
    Outpost Firewall Pro
    Malwarebytes Pro (realtime)
    Hitman Pro
     
  17. roger_m

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    On my Toshiba laptop running Windows 8, I just disabled Windows Defender due to it regularly using more than 20% CPU use. As of right now, I'm antivirus free on this computer.

    Since disabling Windows Defender the laptop is running much faster. I was beginning to think that Windows 8 may not be best choice of OS to run on a 2009 model Core Duo processor. However the laptop runs fast now.

    EDIT: It's actually a 2006 model CPU not 2009.

    Also, I was having major audio latency issues, causing sound problems which I thought were being caused due to using a Vista sound driver from 2007, rather than a more recent Windows 8 supported driver. The reason for the old driver is that it includes Dolby Virtual Surround sound, and newer drivers (and also the 64 bit version of the Vista driver) don't include it. However audio is working fine now - even when I keep rapidly pressing either the Windows key to switch between the desktop and metro interfaces, or Windows + D to switch between Internet Explorer and the Desktop, while playing a YouTube video I get zero audio glitches.

    Maybe my hardware is too under powered for Windows Defender, as posters on here seem in general to find it very light. This is unfortunate because without Windows Defender, Windows 8 is impressively fast.
     
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  18. Securon

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    Good Evening! On-Line Armour and Eam...removed HMP...will use On Demand...and removed WSA Security Plus...wonder if it's needed alongside the Dynamic Duo. And using HMP Alert...realtime. Sincerely...Securon
     
  19. Tyrizian

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    Just replaced my WOT extension with Trustwave SecureBrowsing. It's so much better and not based off user opinions.

    Other than that, I've kept the same security setup for about a month now...hehe, I'm proud of myself :D
     
  20. Overkill

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    I've used M86 before, I still like WOT cause any site it blocks is usually very questionable
     
  21. Tyrizian

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    If I didn't run K9 Web Protection with Trustwave SecureBrowsing, I would definitely run WOT again.

    But, since I am running the two, WOT just seems a bit too much at this point

    Although, I might even get rid of SecureBrowsing at some point, as one can consider it too much as well, since K9 Web Protection mostly does a good job at filtering on it's own.

    Right now, SecureBrowsing is more of a test to see if I like it or not and if it's worth keeping.

    So far, I seem to like it though.
     
  22. J_L

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    Any reason you chose that over BitDefender Trafficlight? There's an installer version that scans all downloads and a far lighter extension.
     
  23. nsm0220

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    my security setup is gdata 2014,comodo firewall,malwarebytes pro and hitman pro
     
  24. guest

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    Does BDTL extension really block anything?
     
  25. Overkill

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    K9 is awesome, I am going to test SecureBrowsing & BDTL and see which one blocks the most links, I know WOT would beat both of them so no use testing it.
    I am almost positive BDTL will be SecureBrowsing but we shall see.
     
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