What is your security setup these days?

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

  1. Mongol

    Mongol Registered Member

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    Giving Look N' Stop 2.06p4, Prevx 3 and Mamutu 2 a try. Almost no resource usage at all with these three and so far things are nice and tight security wise...:eek: :D
     
  2. mark.eleven

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    Unfortunately, my 2nd experiment with SD (in shadow mode 24/7) didn't go well. My notebook hangs intermittently upon reboot - sometimes it happens, sometimes it doesn't. I still couldn't figure out what's the conflict is.

    So, I have to revert back to my previous setup.

    OS: Windows Vista Home Premium SP2
    Firewall: built-in Windows Vista firewall

    Real Time:
    1. Sandboxie (paid)
    (forced browser & pdf reader, internet access to browsers only, reduced rights, read only access for c:windows\ folder)
    2. DefenseWall
    (trusted browsers, untrusted c:sandbox folder)
    3. Prevx (free)

    On Demand:
    - Returnil (for testing & toddler proof)
     
  3. dw426

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    Real-time:

    Avast Free

    KeyScrambler Personal


    Passive:

    SpywareBlaster

    MVPS HOST (for ads in IE mostly)

    WOT


    Browsers:

    IE 8 with tweaked Internet and Restricted Zone settings.

    Firefox 3.5 with NoScript, AdBlock Plus, Better Privacy, Ghostery, and TACO.



    OS:

    Windows XP Home SP3 with hardening and tweaked services.

    That's it for me, I'm done with virtual apps/sandboxes, anti-spyware apps (I MAY consider sticking an on-demand anti-spyware app on), HIPS and all that. The only change I know I'll make soon is when Avast 5 either goes Final or is polished enough to run for home use.
     
  4. demonon

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    @dw246

    You can replace MVPS hosts with inprivate from IE8 itself.
    It's great for ad blocking.
     
  5. jmonge

    jmonge Registered Member

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    really?where is that option located?thanks
     
  6. dw426

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    I have already worked with it, I found it to be quite poor as I still saw a LOT of ads that both NoScript and a HOST file gets rid of
     
  7. Mongol

    Mongol Registered Member

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    Back to my old standby "see signature". It's been very secure...:thumb: :)
     
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  8. jmonge

    jmonge Registered Member

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    removed comodo:D
     
  9. jmonge

    jmonge Registered Member

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    i am testing bluepointsecurity;)
    by the way is it a behabiour blocker?or what is it,any boddy knows?
     
  10. JRViejo

    JRViejo Super Moderator

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    jmonge, see this thread: Hacking DefenseWall, GeSWall etc in 60 seconds. Let's keep the discussion there since BluePointSecurity is answering posts.

    JR
     
  11. jmonge

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  12. JRViejo

    JRViejo Super Moderator

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    jmonge, no problem. Take care.
     
  13. Joeythedude

    Joeythedude Registered Member

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    I'm currently here
    Real-Time : Windows XP FW* / Windows Limited User Account / SuRun / Faronics Anti-Executable
    On-Demand : Sandboxie* / Secunia PSI* / VirusTotal* / Dekart Private Disk* / ATI Home 2009/

    Aiming to go to here
    Overall : Windows XP FW / Windows Tweaked Services / ShadowProtect Tested Image /Dekart Private Disk /
    Specific Areas : Drop My Rights / DMR Zone /Sandboxie / SRP
    Right-Click Scanner : VirusTotal , An AV
    Maintenance : Secunia PSI

    Reasoning
    LUA and SuRun work very well but I don't think I need it.

    Anti-Executable.
    Its near perfect against Drive-By-Downloads , but I think :
    a) Recent browsers are much stronger against them
    b) DMR limits any such programs very significantly.
    c) Will use an AV to help here as well.

    Been testing how Drop My Rights works with Browsers and very impressed with it.
     
  14. Dregg Heda

    Dregg Heda Registered Member

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    Whats a Shadowprotect tested image?
     
  15. Davidpr

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    Been running Avira free and GesWall behind a router for a while now and all is well.
     
  16. trjam

    trjam Registered Member

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    One PC- My sig

    Two PC-Geswall and MSE

    Three PC-Prevx and ESS
     
  17. jmonge

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    i like how your third pc is protected:thumb:
     
  18. jmonge

    jmonge Registered Member

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    for me is:

    xp2(mine pc)AppRanger and Prevx

    vista(wife)DefenseWall,winpatrol plus and Prevx

    vista(son)Prevx and MalWareBytes Pro
     
  19. jmonge

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    i am very tempted to try DefenseWall and AppRanger scaner on demand for all my computers;) time will tell:D
     
  20. jmonge

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    note:for this week i am testing bluepoint;)
     
  21. EASTER

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    No change ATM

    All is as it should be with the combos of a single HIPS protection (EQS), 'Live" AV resident (Avira/ESET), Trust-No-Exe, SandboxIE, Returnil, etc.

    Always backups are lodged in safe-keeping courtesy DRIVESNAPSHOT!

    FailProof for me with zero issue in both imaging & restore capability as well as very timely. 100%complete satisfaction.

    EASTER
     
  22. Joeythedude

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    Just a reminder to myself to test the image after I created it !
     
  23. Dregg Heda

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    I see. Thanks. For a moment I thought you had some special way of ensuring if an image is clean.:eek: :D
     
  24. arran

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    Hi Easter glad to see you back again, just wondering why would you need
    Trust-No-Exe when you have EQS to block Executables?
     
  25. jmonge

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    just added Blue Point Security to my security arsenal;)
     
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