What would be recommended in addition to Returnil,to avoid capture of sensitive data?

Discussion in 'Returnil releases' started by Fly, Feb 26, 2009.

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  1. Fly

    Fly Registered Member

    Nov 1, 2007
    Windows XP Home Edition system, IE 7.

    I understand what Returnil basically does, but how would one prevent credit card data theft at an infected website, and other sensitive data ?

    What kind of application/approach ? Specific recommendations ?
  2. pegr

    pegr Registered Member

    Apr 8, 2008
    Sandboxie has a Resource Access feature (accessed from the Sandboxie Control tray icon under Sandbox Settings) that enables all access to selected folders and files to be blocked. However, as it only protects applications that are running in the sandbox, it doesn't provide system-wide protection. This feature is available in both the free and paid versions of Sandboxie.

    As you are using Returnil, if you haven't done so already, upgrade to the latest version 2.01, which includes File Protection. This enables you to prevent read access to selected folders and files. Unlike Sandboxie this provides system-wide protection, but you have to temporarily disable file protection when you want to access a protected file or folder. As drive letters can be protected, this also provides a way of protecting non-system partitions. According to the Returnil web site, the File Protection feature is available in both the free and paid versions.

    I have paid versions of both Sandboxie and Returnil and have never experienced any problems using them together. Sandboxie is a great browser protection utility and works just fine on top of Returnil.

    You could also consider setting up a Software Restriction Policy. Depending on which Windows version you have, you may be able to use Windows to create a security policy. Alternatively, a policy-based HIPS such as DefenseWall or GeSWall may suit your requirements.
    Last edited: Feb 27, 2009
  3. chris1341

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  4. Joeythedude

    Joeythedude Registered Member

    Apr 19, 2007
    keyscrambler may also be useful
  5. caspian

    caspian Registered Member

    Jun 17, 2007
    I use Keyscrambler Premium and Zemana. But of course I use Returnil with Sandboxie.
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