What is your security setup these days?

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

  1. carpenter

    carpenter Registered Member

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    Good day!
    Is there a command line scanner in Quick Heal antivirus? Now I am testing a few antivirus engines and want to add Quck Heal to my tests too.
    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Minimalist

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    I've never used rollback software, because I don't need it. Macrium Reflect with daily incrementals is enough for me.
     
  3. trjam

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    dropped TrustPort and moved back over to F-Secure.
     
  4. abralon

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    My current setup :
    -Windows 8.1 x64 + UAC
    -Windows Firewall
    -Panda Free Antivirus
    -Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit Premium
    -Firefox + ABP + NoScript

    What do you think about this setup ?
     
  5. Minimalist

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    Light and secure. I would only add backup of your personal data and system to it.
     
  6. Firefox is a security risk, better replace it with Chrome (or any browser with low rights container/sandbox). Looking at your add-ons, I guess chrome will suite you better than IE.

    With Chrome, you can either use uBlock for ABP+Noscript (when you just want to block third party) or Adguard for ABP and uMatrix for Noscript when you want detailed script filtering.
     
  7. The Red Moon

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    Nonsense.
    Firefox is no more of a security risk than any other browser.Chrome has recently had no less than 37 vulnerabilities fixed.No doubt there will be a further 30 or more discovered.
     
  8. Maybe you should read something about chrome sandbox and the lack of Firefox sandbox (they are just getting grips of OOP) and the (regression) testing infrastructure at Google.
     
  9. The Red Moon

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    Any differences to how the chrome sandbox works on linux to a windows system.?
    https://wiki.mozilla.org/Security/Sandbox
    Seems sandboxing is coming to firefox.
     
  10. Yes there are differences (Linux sandbox stronger due to micro virtualisation when your CPU supports it). The poster is on Windows 8.1 fyi. Would be great when FF finally implements sandboxing.
     
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  11. EASTER

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    My current setup needs some attention I think but so far is been going along well with what's in my current siggy. The SecureFolders security addition is been a nice replacement for some older apps of 32bit variety that I couldn't use on the Windows 8.0

    SD is been a solid performer as well as tried & true Sandboxie with MBAE.

    Also Bouncer is beginning to draw my attention to it.
     
  12. dw2108

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    OS: 1999 ed. of Win 2000 Pro w/o service packs Security: Kerio PFW 2.1.5, hpHosts file, ProcessGuard v3.150, Opera 7, 8 and 9 with plugins! Nuttin' else. I'm hopeless. Dave
     
  13. MisterB

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    Chrome has a lot if issues for some of us, in spite of the Sandbox. I've found it much more difficult to clean when it becomes infected with Adware. It is also way too aggressive in its auto updating and adds software to the system to do this that is difficult to remove. I've avoided it like the plague do to this and privacy concerns. Firefox is not a security risk in itself. The only security risk is a user using it in an insecure way on a system that is insecure.
     
  14. The Red Moon

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    I see no special reason why i would need a browser that apparently "sandboxes" things on a linux system.I can happily use firefox and apply an apparmor profile.
    On a windows system chrome may be an effective solution but on a linux system its total overkill.o_O
     
  15. MisterB

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    I don't see any reason to use a browser with a sandbox on a locked down Windows system either. On a system run from and administrator account where there is a lot of casual surfing of unknown websites, it is not a bad idea. What I object to is calling Firefox a "security risk". It would have better to just state that Chrome's sandbox is security feature that Firefox lacks. On that logic, I could call Chrome a "privacy risk". There are good why reasons the TOR browser uses Firefox.
     
  16. Securon

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    Good Morning! WSA Security Plus...AppGuard...Voodoo Shield. Homeland Security...MK 22! Light and Lethal. Sincerely...Securon
     
  17. Page42

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    I decided to switch things around. My setup now consists of...
    some other stuff, and Sandboxie.
     
  18. wildman

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    I use 360 total security (Avira engine) and SuperAntiSpyware. That's it. (Both FREE Versions).

    Always,
    Wildman
     
  19. trjam

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    Bought a 2 year license for Ikarus. Use to use it awhile back and now again. Looking real smooth and polished Ziggy.
     
  20. ropchain

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    In all situations it would cost you at least one zero-day :)

    But I have to agree with you that Chrome is one of more secure browsers.
     
  21. Unless you define Google itself as adware, how did you get Chrome infected with adware?
     
  22. EASTER

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    Just added: EXERadar_Pro_x86_x64_v3.1_22042015_BUILD1.exe

    Courtesy Kees recommendation
     
  23. Sordid

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    logic?...you just did "call Chrome a 'privacy risk'." Okay. So Chrome is more secure because it offers security tools FF lacks. Firefox offers more privacy because of the unstated reasons tor uses it.

    Once again you are confusing word usage (security exploits versus privacy data leakage) and furthermore, stating things like "locked down computer" mitigating FFox's deficits is begging the question.
     
  24. Well some mainstream distro have presets of firejail available for Firefox, to my knowledge only Ubunta has a preset AppArmor profile (but look at my nick, I know little of Linux, so might be wrong info :(). When you know how to sandbox a browser in linux with firejail, most advantages of Chrome's sandbox become irrelevant, take it to the next level with an AppArmor sandbox and it is completely irrelevant.

    But the poster was on Windows 8, hence my remark in regard to FF not having a sandbox.
     
  25. The Red Moon

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    Please correct me if im wrong but from what i can apprehend about google chrome is that it would be more suited to a windows installation.Maybe on linux the sandboxing features may not be required.Chrome is an excellent browser but just wish it had more interface customization.
     
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