Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by bellgamin, Aug 10, 2020.
Thank you very much for you positive feedback. It means a lot for us!
I have a question, right now on one of my PC, I am using Comodo firewall with the previous version of WiseVector. With the new WiseVector stopX V3.0 Beta which includes a firewall, I guess it's best to uninstall Comodo?
I hope for the quality of WV they dont!! Comodo has created very promising projects but in the long run they are abandoned/not given enough attention. (valkyrie, cima, dacs etc). Right now where they stand is definitely not something we expected at all 10 years before.
tested v3.0 today, when running utorrent client on win10 x64 21h1, the cpu consumption is always over 30%, exit utorrent the cpu go down, maybe is the firewall cause this, but when try disable firewall and intrusion, the cpu also keep over 30%, also at gui, there is no options setting for firewall.
Not at all! There is no interference between the firewall components of CF and WVSX. The applications themselves compliment each other optimally. Think of it more as a superb anti-malware application (WV) enhanced by the addition of an automatic sandbox with Scriptor protection (CF),both being quick to respond as well as being light as a feather.
@cruelsister, Thanks a lot for this clear explanation.
Within the personalized HIPS rules feature, can anyone briefly detail how to prevent ANY file OR folder BOTH from being moved/copied (drag n drop too) to another location. The idea is to from MyDocuments to BLOCK being moved to desktop but I tried multiple methods so far with no joy. Thanks
And Thanks to WiseVector team for really stepping this program up a notch and raising the bar.
I have checked in the installation directory as you suggested and I am not seeing any dump files with a name like "v2*.dmp". I have even searched the whole disk for the same and nothing. I am guessing that the failure or killing of WVSX is occuring kn a way that does not allow the .dmp file to be written.
Is there anywhere else I can look to get information on what might be going on so I can send it to support?
Many thanks, Baldrick
I am a little confused. I have been using WVStopX v2.73 without any hiccups, and am aware of the release of v3.0
In its current beta form is this the form that the PAID version will take for advanced users? If so, what will be available in the Free version?
If I wanted to try v3.0, what settings should be made to duplicate the simplicity of v2.73 for a novice?
In another words, if I want to use v3.0 as a free version alongside Windows Defender without any conflicts or incompatibilities, what settings should be changed or ignored? Thanks all!
just switched on my computer, and this warning was up.. FP at a guess...
HIPS simple RULE-Refuse Any Folder Creation (on desktop)-Starts out great-Block and Alert Displays-However it take 18 Clicks on the Alert Box (green) OK to cancel Alert. Example:
EDIT: Folder created anyway after pressing continue. RESOLVED
If I understand correctly, you recommend running all WiseVector components along with the CS CFW setup. What does the Wisevector fw add that Comodo fw doesnt protect against?
Were you scanning your computer with Windows Defender at that time? Strangely enough it seems that Windows Defender is trying to delete or modify files in WVSX's ransomware honeypot folder.
After pressing continue. dllhost.exe is responsible to create the new folder. Please double-click on the rule ("FOlder") you created. Change Program Path to %windows%\explorer.exe|%sys%\dllhost.exe. See screentshot below,
If you don't want to see the blocked events notification, you can disable it in Settings->Other->Notifications, uncheck the "Show notification.....".
After that, WVSX will block the action silently. However, you can still view the event details in Log->Protection log.
No, I turned the computer on, made a cuppa, and when I returned I was faced with the alerts...
@WiseVector- Thank You for your guidance-
Variables entered as you posted solved. Folder NOT CREATED (which was the idea)
However it took multiple repeated pressed of OK on Alert Box before alert box ended.
Also user prefers to see Blocked Event Notification but will not respond to OK to close.
That issue persists. Or else wait for timer to expire for auto-close=30 secs (is by design?)
Sorry for the inconvenience. Can you tell me what operating system you are using and what other antivirus software you have installed?
.We will consider giving users the option to leave the settings and exclusions when uninstalling WVSX in the future.
.We have no problem typing blank characters here, is it related to the input method you are using?
.When the firewall pops up, it shows the IP address , port and country the program is trying to connect to, what do you mean by needing to show the IP or URL?
That's because the Explorer.exe or dllhost.exe keeps trying to create the new file or folder after it has been blocked, and the notification will show up after each block.
If you think there are too many prompts, you can check "Disable event notifications" in the notification window, then click OK.
@WiseVector- Grateful for your expert response/explanation. Am certain this is only challenge expected. The files selection for preference as rules increase for those will be simpler. Wonderful Support and Fantastic new features!
According your forum signature, you are using WIN10-20H2, Windows-Defender+ ConfigureDefender, right?
How do you set up ConfigureDefender?
We will create the same environment to test, thanks.
V3.0 beta, the cpu usage is high if internet usage/speed is high
Trying to re-install v3.0 beta, but I get this. So, I aborted. Not having much luck!
Thanks for your feedback. This is a known issue, when the internet speed is high, the CPU consumption will increase, we will fix this issue in the next version.
It seems that some other security software prevented the installer from writing files in the temporary directory. Please try to quit other security software or use some junk files cleaner to clean up the temporary directory.
Did you install WVSX in your production machine or in a virtual machine?