What is your security setup these days?

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

  1. stapp

    stapp Global Moderator

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    Did you have fast start enabled or disabled on Win 10 when you did the F8 tweak?
     
  2. guest

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    or just do the dumb : keep turning on/off the power button several times in a row during the boot , i can guarantee you will end with the recovery mode :p
     
  3. Peter2150

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    I have a win 10 image for my machine as well as a VM. Both nothing but trouble. I guess a new machine from a reputable vendor might be okay
     
  4. Sampei Nihira

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    Hi.
    "--disable-reading-from-canvas" will not prevent your:

    - Battery Fingerprint.
    - Audio Fingerprint.


    :)
     
  5. EASTER

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    I feel so much better now :rolleyes:

    Always been a skeptic or old fashioned, I don't know, but I tried 10 with great expectation but just can't pull away from the earlier platform
     
  6. Securon

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    Good Evening! WSA Security Plus...and ZAM Premium! Light and Lethal! Sincerely...Securon
     
  7. ExtremeGamerBR

    ExtremeGamerBR Registered Member

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    OS: Windows 10 Pro x64
    Tweaks: O&O ShutUp10 / MBRFilter
    VPN: Private Internet Access (via OpenVPN)
    UAC: Allow signed/Block unsigned
    SmartScreen: Enabled
    SRP: Enabled (via SSRP)
    Firewall: Windows Firewall (via Windows Firewall Control)
    Password Manager: Keepass 2.x

    RT:

    • Sandboxie 5.17.4 Beta (Ungoogled Chromium and IE)
    • VoodooShield Pro 3.51 Beta (Smart Mode)
    • Windows Defender
    • AppCheck Anti-Ransomware

    Browser:

    • Ungoogled Chromium 55.0.2883.87 (64-bit):
      • uBlock Origin (Default + Disconnect lists)
      • uBlock Extra
      • Canvas and Referer disabled
    OD:
    • Process Explorer
    • Privazer (Donors)
    • Emsisoft Emergency Kit
    All partitions (data and system) encrypted with Veracrypt.
    Weekly backup with Macrium Reflect WinPE Recue Disk and SyncBack
    All data uploaded to cloud encrypted with Viivo.


    Still testing AppCheck, the Autobackup feature is nice...
     
  8. ExtremeGamerBR

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    Thanks, what can be done about that?
     
  9. EASTER

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    Nice :thumb:
     
  10. Sampei Nihira

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  11. Sampei Nihira

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    Just use Scriptsafe.:thumb:
     
  12. Thx (to all of you) for suggestions and solutions.

    No I had not enabled fast boot, because I keep setups on Desktop and Laptop as much as posssible the same. I discovered that the Hybrid disk (on the laptop) performed better by disabling hybernation and lowering the virtual memory to 256MB*

    I do known I had fast boot enabled in the BIOS but after disabling that Windows10 still would not react to F8 (indeed like guest mentioned by repeatedly restarting). I discovered with Windows 7 that my keyboard did not react during boot when it is on USB3.

    I use an ergo line keyboard (without numeric keys) and a trackbal (left) and mouse (right), so I tried it with an old fashioned wide keyboard. As far as I remember I had the keyboard and (either mouse or trackball) in the upper USB2 and the other pointing device in a lower USB3 of teh desktop. When I put trackball besides mouse USB, the cursor/pointer tends to walk around the screen when idling, so that is the reason I put one of them in the lower USB3 and are farly sure the keyboard was in the upper USB2.

    Regards Kees

    *OT: I also discovered/tested that the hybrid performs better without boot optimization of NV cache, prefetch and superfetch disabled, the NV cache enabled, while not using the NV-cache in SSD mode. So making the OS aware of the hybrid's NV-cache without the OS doing the optimization seems to work best on my Seagate Hybrid (which makes sense since it is only has extra READ cache and applies WRITE-through to disk).
     
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  13. LoneWolf

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    Maybe this will stay....

    Windows 10/64 bit

    SpyShelter Firewall 10.9
    AppGuard 5.2.9.1
    AdGuard 6.1.314.1628
    O&O ShutUp10
    Shadow Defender 1.4.0.648
    Raxco Instant Recovery Home 2.2.0 Build 314
     
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  14. Chuck57

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    Win 10 Pro - 64 bit

    Windows Defender, Voodooshield, Comodo FW set to proactive.
     
  15. NSG001

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    So simple yet so effective, similar here but using ESET AV.
     
  16. justenough

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    Sandboxie.
     
  17. Minimalist

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    That's just enough ;)
    I like your minimal approach :thumb:
     
  18. Kid Shamrock

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    Windows 10 Home x64
    AppGuard 4.4.6.1 (Locked Down)
    VoodooShield 3.53 (Autopilot)
    Comodo FW 10 (w/ Cruelsister's settings)
    AdGuard
    Zemana AL (On Demand Scanner)
    Macrium Reflect 7
    Excubits FIDES (to protect external backup drive)

    Shadow Defender and Sandboxie for testing....
     
  19. guest

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    Wow, that is very redundant. AG alone is enough , by curiosity i wonder which one is acting first when you execute an unknown software?
     
  20. Kid Shamrock

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    AppGuard has stopped everything in lockdown. If AG is in install mode, either VS will popup or Comodo will sandbox it.
     
  21. WildByDesign

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    OpenWrt / LEDE Project (17.01.0 Stable) at Gateway

    Excubits Kernel-Mode Drivers
    • Bouncer (with parent/child process control, command line scanning, blacklist, etc.)
    • MemProtect (memory sandbox protecting Chromium, Adobe Reader, etc.)
    • Hoping to add FIDES to my setup soon

    Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET)

    Chromium (from https://chromium.woolyss.com/)
    • Built with Control Flow Guard
    • No sync • No WebRTC • No Widevine
    • Added flag for AppContainer
    • Running from RAMDisk

    No Anti-Virus!
    • This (lack of) antivirus is an important layer of defence in my setups

    Additional Details

    * I will edit this or add to this later if there are some more important factors that I have forgotten.
     
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  22. ReverseGear

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    Added VoodooShield to my setup in sig. Should I keep it in autopilot or smart mode ?
     
  23. Gandalf_The_Grey

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    IMO you should try Smart Mode first. If you get too many popups from VoodooShield you can change to Autopilot.
    See the VoodooShield User Guide for more info about the different modes:
    http://www.voodooshield.com/Download/VoodooShieldUserGuide.pdf
     
  24. plat1098

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    I found that if you don't un/install a lot of software very often, SMART mode is very unobtrusive, especially if you take advanced snapshots of your parent apps every now and then. So, I agree with Gandolf_the_Grey.

    I find WildByDesign's setup amazing.
     
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