What is your security setup these days?

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

  1. justenough

    justenough Registered Member

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    I've been running real time Zemana AntiMalware Beta for a week now and so far no problems along with Sandboxie.
     
  2. Buddel

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    Thanks for your reply to my post, Rasheed187. Very much appreciated.
     
  3. Rasheed187

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    No problem. What I was trying to say is, that I don't see any true overlap in your setup, so that's always good. I also try to avoid that as much as possible. Personally I'm still looking for a good standalone HIPS, but I'm not satisfied with Zemana and SpyShelter, so perhaps I have no choice but to buy a security suite like Emsisoft Internet Security.
     
  4. Buddel

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    I also try not to "overburden" my computer by using too many apps. I've been running the three apps mentioned above for some time without any problems so far. Again, thanks for your help.
     
  5. Behold Eck

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    Yes Sandboxies great for those "thank God that was`nt on my real system" moments.:eek:

    Do you reckon that either of the aforementioned would be needed if running a HIPS/virtualisation type of setup ?

    Ever thought of Spyware Terminator 2012 ? I use it on win7 64 bit with out issues.

    Regards Eck:)
     
  6. Nocturnalizer

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    Yeah I feel that way too! Some of those tools are helpful but I feel like a lot of it is overkill unless you're doing a lot of dodgy browsing on the web or downloading a lot of files for some reason.
     
  7. itman

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    No HIPS in EIS; just the behavior blocker. It's pretty much Outpost Pro or Comodo that is left since Eset borked it's HIPS in ver. 9. Doesn't Trend Micro AV have a HIPS? I thought you liked it?
     
  8. Securon

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    Good Evening! Itman! Trend uses Windows Firewall...No Hips! Sincerely...Securon
     
  9. dja2k

    dja2k Registered Member

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    Oct. 31, 2015 - Updated, Added, Removed

    Network
    • Two Netgear Nighthawk R7000-100PAS Routers (Stock Firmware)
    • Four Netgear PowerLine AV 500 Adapters
    • Wired Cat5e Connection between both Routers
    • WPA2-PSK AES Encryption
    • SPI & NAT Firewalls Enabled
    • OpenDNS Configuration
    Computers
    • Desktop - Windows 10 Pro x64
    • Laptop - Windows 10 Home x64
    Built-In Security
    • USER ACCOUNT CONTROL: HIGHEST SETTING
    • EMET 5.2: MAXIMUM SECURITY SETTINGS
    • WINDOWS SMART SCREEN: ENABLED
    • WINDOWS DEFENDER: DISABLED
    • WINDOWS FIREWALL: DISABLED
    Resident
    • Emsisoft Internet Security 11.0.0.5847 Beta (Paid)
    • Sandboxie 5.06 (Paid) - Sandboxie Container Folder on RAMDisk
    • NoVirusThanks EXE Radar Pro v3.1 BUILD1-15052015 Beta (Paid)
    • Adguard Premium 6 Beta (Paid)
    • KeyScrambler Personal 3.8.2
    • DNSCrypt 0.0.6 - HTTPS Enabled
    On-Demand
    • PeerBlock 1.2 (P2P Blocking List)
    • Macrium Reflect Home Edition 6.1 Built 887* (Paid)
    • VMWare Workstation Pro 12.0.1 build-3160714** (Paid)
    Browser, Immunization, Tweaks
    • Chrome 46.0.2490.80 x64 (HTTPS-Everywhere, Gmelius Premium, Lastpass Premium) - Chrome Profile Folder on RAMDisk and Sandboxed
    • Homepage and Search Providers set to Startpage (Chrome)
    • Cleaner Professional Edition 5.11.5408 (Paid)
    • Spyware Blaster 5.2 (All Protection Enabled + Customblocking.txt)
    • CryptoPrevent Premium Edition 7.4.20 (Paid)
    *Macrium Reflect Home Edition installed in both Desktop & Laptop - Backup Template: Deferential Backup Set
    **VMware Workstation only installed on Desktop


    dja2k
     
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  10. TairikuOkami

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    A little update, not much has changed, except I turn my PC with a bat file to remove various startup reg entries and reset settings.

    Realtime/Ondemand: Nothing. OS: Windows 10 Pro 64-bit with powershell uninstalled and removed, pagefile and VBS disabled.
    Passive: Router, UAC at max, FamilyShield, Yandex Browser with inbuilt Flashblock, Ghostery, Vanilla Cookie Manager, my bat.
     
  11. ReverseGear

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    Still whats in my sig
     
  12. mattfrog

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    My home machine that I'm currently experimenting with different software on:

    Windows 10 Pro with automatic updates, Defender turned off, Smartscreen turned on
    Firefox up-to-date, with Ghostery
    Sticky Password (since the Lastpass sale, I'm trialing the competition!)
    Norton 360 (haven't tried Norton in 15 years!)
    No flash, no Java, no Shockwave etc.
     
  13. roger_m

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    I'm now using Tencent PC Manager for realtime protection. It is using Bitdefender's scan engine now instead of Avria, and unlike in the past does not slow down my computer.

    It is definitely worth trying if you are looking for a free antivirus.
     
  14. Solarlynx

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    :thumb:

    What is Tencent more now PC Manager or AV ?
     
  15. roger_m

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    It's only an antivirus. The Chinese version however, has some cleaning and optimising features as well.
     
  16. Windows 10 PRO policy restrictions
    1. Disabled 16bits, cmd, scripting, aps-bloat and risk-ware
    2. Block unsigned executables to boot/install/elevate
    3. Default deny, except run as Admin in %TEMP%
    4. Enabled mitigation, disabled user autoruns
    5. Windows FW blocks in- and outbound

    Browser security measures
    1. IE11 (disabled), Edge is PDF-reader (no flash/javascript/internet)
    2. Chrome with build-in sandbox and user settings locked (GPO)
    3. Deny execute Everyone in internet facing folders (ACL)

    4. Click to play flash, block 3rd-party (uBlock origin)
    5. Safe Browsing & Smartscreen reputation check

    My policy is 1=reduce surface, 2=restrict rights, 3=deny execution, 4=mitigate threats, 5=filter internet
     
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  17. Solarlynx

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    Windows FW in default mode?
     
  18. JohnMult

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    I found something that may interest you, based on your Browser security measures only allow javascript at NL & COM domains.
    I installed uMatrix and after playing a bit with it I setup the following in my rules:
    https-strict: * true
    matrix-off: about-scheme true
    matrix-off: behind-the-scene true
    matrix-off: chrome-extension-scheme true
    matrix-off: chrome-scheme true
    matrix-off: localhost true
    matrix-off: opera-scheme true
    * * * block
    * com * allow
    * gr * allow
    * net * allow
    * org * allow
    In that way I can allow all the scipts inside a page with com, gr, net, org or whatever I want globally and third party scripts with extensions like zip, info or whatever are automatically blocked. Of course exceptions are easilly made for whatever site. Because I already have uBlock with malware lists checked in uMatrix lists I unticked everything. In that way I believe that strange top level domains propably "dangerous" stay away from the browser.
     
  19. Default allow in, set outbound to block by default. Stripped nearly all default rules.
     
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  20. Solarlynx

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    Thanks.

    As usually your setups are severely effective and ascetic.

    :thumb:
     
  21. jmonge

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    hitmanpro and hitmanpro alert in the house :)
     
  22. Page42

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    Same here, jmonge. They are part of the (very essential) "other stuff" that accompanies Sandboxie in my setup.
    Good to see you again, man.
     
  23. jmonge

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    thank you my friend and nice to see you too
     
  24. Ashanta

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    Welcome back, jmonge ! :)

    Hitman Pro Alert and SpyShelter Premium. I plan to add Comodo Cloud AV on the next days.
     
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  25. trjam

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    The Russian Front

    Dr Web and Adguard
     
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