What is your security setup these days?

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

  1. digmor crusher

    digmor crusher Registered Member

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    How do you like Heimdal? Seems like a combination of Bitdefender Trafficlight, MBAM, Sumo and Trusteer Rapport, have you found anything comparable that does everything Heimdal does? Almost tempted to give it a try but don't see a trial version.

    And I get a kick when people say Kenora is Northern Ontario, its practically on the US border, now I'm in the North, about 700 km from US border. And yes, I know moose, tastes good.:D
     
  2. Securon

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    Good Morning! ...Digmor! I like Heimdal Pro a lot! Simple but so far effective. It alerts you to Dodgy websites...and protects you while on line banking etc. The Pro Version was offered at 60% off...couldn't resist...that's off the Pro Version. Sorry...doesn't alert you to marauding Moose. Sincerely...Securon
     
  3. russ0408

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    On my Windows 10 pro 64 bit I'm running MBAE Premium. Along with Unchecky, and Winpatrol Plus, SecureAPlus and Panda free. For on demand I'm running 9 Lab, Hitman Pro and MBAM.
     
  4. Solarlynx

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  5. Minimalist

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    Real-time security setup: Windows Firewall - Software Restriction Policies - User Account Control - uBlock Origin - Macrium Reflect
    On-demand scanners: Emsisoft Emergency Kit, Avira PC-Cleaner, Malwarebytes AM, HitmanPro
     
  6. It looks like the installer version of Bitdefender Traffic Light, which was abandonned by BD (BD now offers only plug-ins) with some extra's like Ad-aware secure search and browser settings protection.
     
  7. NSG001

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  9. Solarlynx

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    Good questions though.

    Well... CPU usage oscillates about 0.8-2.9% :( What do they calculate on my Core i5? Ram isn't fluctuating, it's on the snapshot. It doesn't seem low usage. Though as I wrote before it does feels light.
    To test? Actually I don't know how to test AAWC with phishing sites. Capture.PNG
     
  10. ProTruckDriver

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    Real-time: Webroot SecureAnywhere - Complete, VoodooShield Pro, Windows 7 / Webroot Firewall.
    On-Demand: MBAM (Lifetime), Hitman Pro (Paid), SAS (Lifetime) to get leftover cookies that CC doesn't get.
     
  11. NSG001

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    @Solarlynx
    Thanks for info!
    Phishtank and CleanMX should provide good sources to test :)
     
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  12. Paul R

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    You can get 1 month trial version from here https://heimdalsecurity.com/en/heartbleed-new-user
     
  13. Solarlynx

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    Thanks for the sources. I tried 4 links from PhishTank, at the last one I got warning from Google: "Google Safe Browsing recently detected phishing on..." meanwhile Lavasoft said nothing. I don't want to test it further. I'll go without AdAware Web Companion.

    Thank you.
     
  14. Overkill

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    Added EXE Radar, and it works well with SAP :thumb:
     
  15. Tyrizian

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    You said you got rid of the default windows apps, What was the exact package name to remove mail (Because I don't see it under my Powershell console)? Could it be categorized under/as?...

    "microsoft.windowscommunicationsapps microsoft.windowscommunicationsapps_17.6106.42001.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe"
     
  16. TS4H

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    @Tyrizian If I remember correctly mail falls under "communi" so you are correct. You could also type the following into powershell to remove it.

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    Get-AppxPackage *communi* | Remove-AppxPackage
     
  17. Tyrizian

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    Thank you very much, this worked.

    One more question, if you don't mind - Did you keep anything, like Calculator, Alarms & Clock, Contact Support, Windows Feedback, etc?
     
  18. TS4H

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    @Tyrizian I kept Calculator and Alarms I may remove them later. Undecided if I should keep them. For some reason I could not find a way to remove Windows Feedback and contact support via this powershell method. Its dependent on other packages. Ill have to think about this a bit more. The other way I was thinking but have not tried yet is to;

    Take Ownership of "C:\Windows\SystemApps" and delete the app profiles from there. Windows Feedback and contact support are both listed along with all other installed apps.

    Edit: I kept windows Store just in case, and changed the settings so that auto updates are off. This should stop windows from pushing apps to your PC. I noticed this was the case with windows DVD player. It ended up on my PC somehow.
     
  19. Tyrizian

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    I want to find a Calculator replacement, because the built-in Windows version keeps running on it's own (and I hate that), So I might just end up removing via PowerShell.

    As far as Feedback and Contact Support, I might just leave those, since they don't automatically run without my permission. Of course if I ever do decide to remove them, I'll remember your tip about taking ownership and deleting from there.

    Thanks TS4H, you have been of great help
     
  20. TS4H

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    My pleasure.
     
  21. WildByDesign

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    @Tyrizian I highly recommend (and have used) the following:
    How to remove a specific bundled app in Windows 10 individually
    http://winaero.com/blog/how-to-remove-a-specific-bundled-app-in-windows-10-individually/

    How to remove all bundled apps in Windows 10
    http://winaero.com/blog/how-to-remove-all-bundled-apps-in-windows-10/

    How to restore Windows Store in Windows 10 after removing it with PowerShell
    http://winaero.com/blog/how-to-rest...windows-10-after-removing-it-with-powershell/

    Get Calculator from Windows 8 and Windows 7 in Windows 10
    http://winaero.com/blog/get-calculator-from-windows-8-and-windows-7-in-windows-10/
     
  22. kerykeion

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    Microsoft Windows 10 SL x64
    - SmartScreen Filter: enabled, get administrator approval
    - Windows Defender: disabled
    - Windows Firewall: enabled

    Mozilla Firefox 39.0.3
    - Master Password enabled
    - µBlock Origin
    - DownThemAll!

    ESET NOD32 Antivirus 8
    - Enabled potentially unwanted, unsafe and suspicious applications
    - Email Client Protection: disabled
    - Integrated Document Protection: enabled

    NoVirusThanks Driver Radar Pro
    - Lockdown mode

    Zemana AntiMalware
    - Scheduled Scans every day

    Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit
    - Security defaults
    - Added MPC-HC x64 inside Media Players shield template

    SyncBackFree
    - Back-up every six hours
    - Mirror important documents and media to separate storage
     
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  23. Tyrizian

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    Thank you @WildByDesign, I appreciate the links.
     
  24. Securon

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    Good Afternoon! Re-Installed...Eset SS 8....Heimdal Pro...and AppGuard. A Super Layer Cake of Light but Lethal Protection. Have a Super Groovy Weekend...Y'all! Sincerely...Securon
     
  25. luciddream

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    XP Pro SP3 (main box) - Host... Debian - Guest... Virtualbox 5.0
    Dual Netgear r6300v2 routers - wired - dd-wrt Giga firmware - VPN configs in routers (PRQ hop 1 , Mullvad hop 2)
    Comodo FW/D+ 5.10 - Custom Policy FW, Alerts High, All Advanced Checked, D+ Paranoid, Untrusted, no Cloud, Sandbox disabled, vendor.n file disabled, Trusted Root Certs deleted, cpf.exe & cmdagent.exe blocked. Chirons "Protect All Files" rule
    Sandboxie 3.76 - All internet facing apps well restricted boxes, plus Windows Explorer & removable drives
    Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit - Sandboxie, apps in boxes & subprocesses covered, plus Windows Explorer, all internet facing apps, VLC
    Macrium Reflect Free 4.2 - Images from various stages
    TrueCrypt 7.1 - OS partition, hidden volume

    On Demand

    VT Hash Check
    Malwarebytes Free
    Hitman Pro (Portable)
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    Firefox 27.0.1, Ixquick Custom Search, Addons: Adblock Edge (EasyList, EasyPrivacy, Fanboy's Annoyance List, Malware Domains), Calomel SSL Validation, CS Lite Mod, HTTPS-Everywhere, NoScript, Private Tab, RequestPolicy, Element Hiding Helper for Adblock Plus. about:config tweaking out the wazoo

    No Plugins, No Java, No PDF, No .NET Framework, No Office Suite, No Flash, No Adobe

    Barely a day goes by I don't learn a new hardening measure even to this day on XP.

    Updates through 2019 ; )
     
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