What would your two choices be for paid and free RealTime protection?

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  1. duke1959

    duke1959 Very Frequent Poster

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    Remember you only can only choose two. Here's mine, what about yours? I excluded Third Party Firewalls, as I only use Windows XP Firewall behind a Router Firewall.

    Paid

    Avira Personal Premium and Prevx1.
    AVG Pro and a squared Anti-Malware.

    Free

    Active Virus Shield and Cyberhawk.
    Avast and Spyware Terminator
     
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  2. cheater87

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    Hmm thats tough. Free/free would be Comodo BOClean and Spyware Terminator and pay/free it would be Boclean and Superantispyware Pro.
     
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  3. ErikAlbert

    ErikAlbert Registered Member

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    Duke,
    Start with free because it won't hurt your wallet.
    Two possibilities for each software :
    1. If it works, you are lucky.
    2. If it doesn't work, than trial paid.
     
  4. WSFuser

    WSFuser Registered Member

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    Paid:

    KAV or NOD32

    Free:

    AOL AVS or avast

    Id complement any of the aforementioned AV with BOClean.
     
  5. Franklin

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    Paid - FDISR - Defensewall

    Free - Sandboxie - PowerShadow
     
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  6. bellgamin

    bellgamin Very Frequent Poster

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    I assume you meant 2 choices EACH for paid & free. Ergo...

    =Paid: System Safety Monitor & DrWeb*

    =Free: Dynamic Security Agent & A-squared

    *Under serious consideration (in case DrWeb ver. 4.44 or later isn't SMOOTHLY out of beta by July 2007)- F-Prot
     
  7. ErikAlbert

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    Not a bad idea, why didn't I think of that. :)
     
  8. glentrino2duo

    glentrino2duo Registered Member

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    that's FOUR!!! :D

    My choice:

    PAID: ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery (Thinkpad notebook is not free) and F-Prot 6
    FREE: SSM Free and DSA
     
  9. Jarmo P

    Jarmo P Registered Member

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    For what I could pay for is propably Sandboxie.
    I have times when I have instant messengers running in it beside my browser.
    So I need to clear the sandbox contents of my browser as I feel maybe bad cookies in it or something but no need to stop my Skype etc., so I need separate sandboxes.
    If Ronen makes his program only payware, I might do that.
    But I hope he does not do that.
     
  10. gerardwil

    gerardwil Registered Member

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    No it is still two choices in each catagory :D
     
  11. gerardwil

    gerardwil Registered Member

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    A possible free choice for me could be:

    Neoava Guard + MWAV

    Gerard
     
  12. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Hello,

    I'll play along, even though I do not think one needs real-time protection. And I'm assuming we're talking about anti-malware and such... and not browsers, recovery, imaging etc...

    Free real-time:

    SSM Free or just about any free anti-virus with real-time protection

    Paid real-time:

    OA or DefenseWall

    That said, I think these programs are not needed when one employs wise and alternative computing.

    Mrk
     
  13. Rmus

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    I didn't know what "real time" means, and had to look it up:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Real-time_protection
    Is there some protection that is not "real time"?

    Anyway, I have to concur with Mrk's concluding statement.


    regards,

    -rich
     
  14. Kees1958

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    Hi I am torn between behavior blocking and anti-executables, so for

    Behavior Blocking
    PAID: PrimaryResponseSafeConnect + GeSWall Pro (seamless sandbox + confidential files protected against theft)

    FREE: EQSecure + PowerShadow (only OS-partition virtualised = single mode)

    Anti-Executable
    PAID: On-line Armour (AE+FW) + DefenseWall (seamless sandbox)

    FREE: NeoavaGuard + PowerShadow (only OS-partition virtualised = single mode)

    I would not be using anti-spy or anti-virus software (except KIS with PDM, but that is a suite and could be considered cheating). The concept of blacklisting is so outdated (in real life, WHO advises to use condoms in stead of trusting HIV-slowing down medicine).
     
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  15. Carver

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    Paid: Avira Personal Premium and Bufferzone

    Free: Comodo BOClean and Spyware Terminator
     
  16. TairikuOkami

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    Paid: HIPS & Sandbox (any brand should do just fine).
    Free: I do not know any full-featured HIPS or sandbox.

    AV, AS, AT and so on are great for ondemand scan only.
    If you would not exclude this: firewall + behavior blocking.
     
  17. lodore

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    sas pro and kis6.0 for paid.
    for free i would choose sas free and avast.
    lodore
     
  18. Pedro

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    If you don't download things just like that, and you adjust to it, SandboxIE, with either Avast! or Antivir, or AVG.
    If you want to be reassured that you did not download anything bad, and everything is ok, Prevx1 and one of above AVs.

    AOL, i really don't get it.
     
  19. WSFuser

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    well apps like spywareblaster and ie-spyad, or apps that do system hardening dont have a background process so theyre not considered realtime.
     
  20. coolbluewater

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    Paid: The i386/IA-64/AMD64/Sparc/PowerPC/Alpha etc. hardware to run on.
     
  21. como212

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    Free
    Avast+Comodo BOClean

    Paid
    KIS+nothing
     
  22. duke1959

    duke1959 Very Frequent Poster

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    Just for the heck of it some other choices I like are.

    Paid:

    System Safety Monitor and NOD32

    Free:

    ProSecurity Free and Avira PE
    Or
    Blink Neighborhood Watch and AVG Free
     
  23. Bio-Hazard

    Bio-Hazard Registered Member

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    Paid: KIS and Defensewall

    Free:Avast and Comodo BOClean

    OR

    Paid: Online Armor and Defensewall

    Free: Avast and SpywareTerminator
     
  24. Seishin

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    Free: BoClean with Spyware Terminator.

    I never pay for software. ;)
     
  25. simmikie

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    Paid=Prevx1 (soon to be Prevx2) and Online Armor 2

    Free=Kerio PFW 2.15 and DSA

    though in reality i could not do just two. i would cheat and use Sandboxie with both configurations.


    Mike
     
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