What is your security setup these days?

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

  1. Overkill

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    Honestly, I don't see too much I need to change... it looks good like it is unless I overlooked something
     
  2. jmonge

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  3. Overkill

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    Why does wrsa find atapi.sys as a rootkit?
     
  4. jmonge

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    becarefull
     
  5. THESAWISFAMILY2005

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    webroot 2014
    emsisoft antimalware free
    Norton dns
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  6. SweX

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    True or false detection it's best to submit it to Webroot to see what they say about it. :)

    Also: http://www.file.net/process/atapi.sys.html
     
  7. THESAWISFAMILY2005

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    Adwcleaner is it any good?

    thanks
     
  8. asaens

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    Just a warning ... used Shadow Defender a primary defense against malware but recently a program got around it and I spent the better part of a weekend trying to restore my computer. Booting was changed and eventually my partitions were lost so I was shocked and greatly disappointed in S.D.. Had to restore my partitions and then use a previous backup after using a copy of Win 7 to restore a usable OS to my computer. Been using PCs since early 80s and only thing I trust is a good backup but hard to find trustworthy media to backup on. Thinking about 32 GB or 64 GB flash drive to backup system but even they aren't 100%. Nearly all my (5+) external drives fail within a couple of years ... maybe "the cloud" is the way to go.
     
  9. justenough

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    Default here, haven't seen a reason to change anything.
     
  10. asaens

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    One thing I don't remember reading about in this thread is the possibility of using a ram disk for surfing/browsing and containing that within a sandbox ... as soon as computer is rebooted/shutdown all is lost and your next session should be a fresh one and you always have option of saving what you need before you shutdown/reboot IF you remember to do so. With a good ram disk you don't even have to reboot ... just unload the ram disk and start a new one.
     
  11. roger_m

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    I just uninstalled 360 Internet Security, in case it was the cause for some performance issues I have experienced for the past week or so.

    For now my laptop is now running noticeably faster, even though I had the protection level set to low in 360.

    My new setup

    Windows 7
    Administrator Account
    UAC disabled
    Windows Firewall
    Yet Another Cleaner (has basic HIPS - very much inspired by 360 Internet Security)
    MBAM and SUPERAntiSpyware for occasional on demand scans.

    I will probably ditch SAS soon.
    I will eventually try another antivirus. I just need something absolutely light as possible in terms of system impact - RAM usage does not matter at all.

    Edit: I must add that up until the last week or two, 360 was very light indeed.
     
  12. Overkill

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    Got a link?
     
  13. Solarlynx

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    I'm ditching SRP and AppLocker - very inconvenient in use. Some programs start from user space (like \Users\User name\AppData\Local\Temp) and I couldn't make there hash rules so I had to apply path rules for user space. What is rather insecure and almost cancels the idea behind SRP and AppLocker.

    I wish SRP and AppLocker were user friendly as SecureAPLUS.
     
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  14. guest

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    So now you're using SecureAPlus as an anti-exe now? Or CIS?
     
  15. Solarlynx

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    On my main PC I don't use SAP now. For security I use:
    CIS 6.3 Autosandbox-Limited; HIPS-Safe; FW-Custom rules
    EMET 4.0 DEP -OptOut, SEHOP-OptOut, ASLR-OptIn; Deep Hooks - off
    MBAE - here no fuss with setup :thumb:
     
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  16. sm1

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    My security setup:

    OS: Windows 8 x64
    Emsisoft Antimalware 8.1
    Open DNS
    Default deny SRP
    Standard user accounts
    DEP enabled for all programs
     
  17. trjam

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    F-Secure antivirus
     
  18. justenough

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    I don't understand the point of the ram disk, Sandboxie already isolates the browser?
     
  19. chris1341

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    My SBIE container is in a RAM disc. Its not to increase isolation, rather its to primarily to cut down disc reads/writes on an ageing HD and speed up browser loading etc by taking away the disc activity. It has the added benefit of completely removing browsing traces without doing any thing other than un-mounting the disc or shutting down.

    Cheers
     
  20. roger_m

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    YAC Virus Removal Tool -http://www.yac.mx-

    It's not easy to find the website for it.
     
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  21. OuterLimits

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    I have never felt safer online and it's all running smoothly together.

    UAC medium level
    Sandboxie Paid
    Private Firewall free
    Bitdefender Free
    EMET recommended settings
    WinPatrol Free
    Zemana Anti Logger Free
    Chromium w/Phishing & Malware protection on
    HTTPS Everywhere
    DNSSEC-Trigger
    SAS on demand once a week
    Norton PE on demand once a week
     
  22. J_L

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    So is that another component of the same YAC "All-round PC Optimizer"? Plus it has a basic HIPS... how would I categorize it?
     
  23. roger_m

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    Well as far I can tell the removal abilities are just to remove unwanted toolbars. Which is a function of YAC - it's all just a single product.

    Other than that and the HIPS, it is similar to Baidu PC Faster.
     
  24. Tyrizian

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    @roger_m

    Is this YAC tool trustworthy?

    Reason why I ask is, because it doesn't have any current information or reviews on the product and it appears that this product use to go by the name of iSafe.
     
  25. roger_m

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    There is very little information about it online at the moment as it is a very new product. From my limited use of it I don't have any cause for suspicion.
     
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