What is your security setup these days?

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

  1. paulderdash

    paulderdash Registered Member

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    Would it be a pity if it was abandoned ... Sandboxie has been, and is, quite unique, so I wish it could get the necessary attention.
    And as you say re business model, it's essentially a consumer product, so probably ultimately not worth it, or low priority for Sophos.

    Had a license for ReHIPS which is :thumb: but requires some 'investment', both effort and $. May look at it again in future ... trying to simplify life at the moment.
     
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  2. Bertazzone

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    A very nice blanket generalization unsupported by facts. Maybe you're a secret MT member? ;)
     
  3. Peter2150

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    Okay, what was said about sandboxies demise that was factual
     
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  5. paulderdash

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    I was not suggesting you moved off topic. This topic is pretty all-encompassing anyway!

    It has been discussed a few times on the Sandboxie thread with Bo's evaluation here.
    I don't see anything in the MT thread to contradict his view.

    I have lifetime licenses, but generally only use it on demand.
     
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  6. dja2k

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    DESKTOP & TABLET - RESTORED TO PREVIOUS SETUP

    July 10, 2019 - Updated, Added, Removed

    Network
    • Two Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 (R7000) Routers (Stock Firmware)
    • Four Netgear PowerLine AV 500 Adapters
    • Wired Cat5e Connection between both Routers
    • WPA2-PSK AES Encryption
    • SPI & NAT Firewalls - Enabled
    • PIA DNS Configuration
    Computers
    • LOCAL ACCOUNTS - Administrator Password Protected
    • DESKTOP (Custom Built) - Windows 10 Pro x64 . 1903 Built 18362.116
    • TABLET (Surface Pro 4) - Windows 10 Pro x64 . 1903 Built 18362.116
    Built-In Security
    • USER ACCOUNT CONTROL: HIGHEST SETTING
    • WINDOWS DEFENDER SECURITY CENTER: UNINSTALLED
    • WINDOWS FIREWALL: DISABLED
    Resident
    • ESET Internet Security 12.1.34.0 (Paid)- Custom Advanced Settings
    • OSAmor 1.4.3 - Default + Custom Advanced Settings
    • PIA VPN Client v1.3 beta 1 Build 02806 (Paid) - VPN Enabled on Startup
    • Sandboxie 5.27.1 Beta (Paid) - Container Folder on RAMDisk
    • Adguard Premium 7.1.2817 Release (Paid) - Additional Filters Enabled
    • KeyScrambler 3.12.0.1 - Anti-Profiling Enabled
    On-Demand
    • Reflect Home Edition 7.2.4325 (Paid) - Backup Template: Incremental Forever
    • Workstation Pro 15.1.0 build-13591040 (Paid)
    • Emsisoft Emergency Toolkit 2019.6.0.9501
    Browsers, Immunization, Tweaks
    • Windows 10 Privacy Guide 1903 from fdossena.com - Fully Debotnetted!
    • Windows 10 Hardening Tips from hardenwindows10forsecurity.com - Selectively Applied
    • Windows 10 Services "Tweaked" for DESKTOP by Black Viper | blackviper.com - Selectively Applied¹
    • Windows 10 Services "Safe" for TABLET by Black Viper | blackviper.com - Selectively Applied²
    • NVT SysHardener 1.5 - Custom Settings
    • O&O ShutUp10 1.6.1402 - All Settings Enabled
    • Windows Privacy Dashboard 1.3.1164 - Privacy: All Disabled / Blocker: Spy & Extra Enabled
    • Windows and User Temp Folders set to RAMDisk - Cleared on Reboot
    • Documents on External Drives - BitLocker Enabled
    • Vivaldi 2.0.1309.42 (Stable channel) (64-bit) (LastPass Premium, HTTPS Everywhere) - User Profile in RAMDisk / Forced to run Sandboxed
    • Chrome Edge Version 76.0.182.13 (Official build) beta (64-bit) - Lastpass, Emsisoft Browser Security, and HTTPS Everywhere
    • Microsoft Edge - Lastpass & Emsisoft Browser Security
    • Homepage and Search Providers set to Startpage - Microsoft Edge & Chrome Edge
    • CCleaner Free Edition 5.48.6834 + CCEnhancer
    • Spyware Blaster 5.5 - All Protection Enabled + Customblocking.txt
    ¹Only Applied on Desktop
    ²Only Applied on Tablet
     
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  7. Infected

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    CFW 11 - CScript, WScript, Powershell blocked.
    Chrome - Ublock Orgin, Stealth Mode
    W7 Ulitmate
     
  8. Minimalist

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    I replaced Windows 7 with Windows 8.1 and mostly keep my setup the same. My real-time protection (in order of importance):

    Backup: external HDD, Macrium Reflect 7.2.4325
    Updates: Windows Update, SUMo 5.9.4.424
    Practice safe computing 1.0.0. BETA
    Antimalvare: Kaspersky Internet Security 20.0.14.1085(b)
    AdBlocker: uBlock Origin 1.20.2

    It looks like I will stick with this setup for some time.
     
  9. paulderdash

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    Practice safe computing 1.0.0. BETA :D

    Pretty minimalist! :thumb: But on W10. Never really tried Kaspersky, using EAM. (Testing HmP.A on another instance).

    On another W10 v1903 clean install planning same as above, but with just Andy Ful's Hard Configurator (or maybe even just ConfigureDefender) - or NVT OsArmor. To keep it lean and simple.
     
  10. The Seeker

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    A few changes. Moved to Kaspersky Free as I have a much beefier laptop now (Alienware 17 R5). Switched from Cloudflare to Google for DNS lookups as they support eDNS0. Lastly, have gone back to uBlock Origin. Whilst AdGuard is much improved in version 3, I still find myself preferring uBO with its granular settings.
     
  11. pandorax

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    Ahhh... Bad old days with Windows. Now I'm on Debian with firejailed Firefox.
     
  12. Rmus

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    Deep Freeze

    -rich
     
  13. Antarctica

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    Macrium Reflect
    Voodooshield
    OSArmor
    uBlock Origin
     
  14. imdb

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    hi there, antarctica. do you have wd disabled on your system?
     
  15. Antarctica

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    Yes, it is...
     
  16. imdb

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    is vs (with wd disabled) light on resources?
     
  17. Antarctica

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    Well on “my computer” it is light as a feather.:rolleyes:
     
  18. Bertazzone

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    @Page42 I have to revise my earlier suggestion about Decentraleyes with Privacy Possum and µBO. I've tested just the latter two, using µBO in medium mode, and I decided to ditch Decentraleyes. In my setup, these two accomplish the function of DCeyes. If you use µBO in default then DCeyes makes sense. Your choice. :thumb:
     
  19. Ripcord

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    No hassle security
    KAV
    Hitman Pro. Alert
    Windows firewall
     
  20. Page42

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    Your heads up and advice is much appreciated, Bertazzone. :)
     
  21. wat0114

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    Windows 10 Pro x64:

    -O/S hardened (https://hardenwindows10forsecurity.com/) + full Bitlocker encrypted drive

    -Software Restriction Policy

    -Sphinx Firewall

    -Windows Security

    -Chromium-based Edge browser, hardened + uBlockO

    -Routine images (IFW)

    @Rmus your first post in over a year! I hope you're back for good ;)
     
  22. 1chaoticadult

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    Nice setup wat. You using Chromium-based Edge? Thats finished? I thought they were still working on that.

    My setup:

    Windows Defender + UAC + Windows SmartScreen + Windows Firewall (WFC)
    Malwarebytes + ExpressVPN
    Chrome w/ extensions
     
  23. wat0114

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    Thanks 1chaotic!

    yes, the new Edge is still a work in progress but it's functioning well for me. I sometimes use the latest Beta of Chrome as well.
     
  24. 1chaoticadult

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    Yep that’s what I thought. I was just reading about edge a few weeks ago. I will take a look at it eventually to see if I like it.
     
  25. Bertazzone

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    It's better than Chrome even at this point in development. My main browser now. :thumb:
     
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