Xyvos -Whitelist AntiVirus Free

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by Dark Shadow, May 27, 2012.

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  1. Dark Shadow

    Dark Shadow Registered Member

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    Any one tried this, A So called Antivirus with no signature updates.Basically a white list anti Excutable or behavior,Its very small and super light also very basic and not much in the way of configuration. http://www.xyvos.com/

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  2. Dark Shadow

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    Sorry this been posted already I missed the first search
     
  3. jmonge

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    i am trying it:D
     
  4. Tyrizian

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    I heard of it before, but haven't tested it out myself.

    I was able to find one Youtube video on the Whitelist version, and it seems to operate pretty well...According to what the video shows.
     
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    Tell us how it was :cool:
     
  6. kupo

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    According to what I've read before, if the file name is too long, then it would not be blocked by Xyvos.
     
  7. Kyle1420

    Kyle1420 Registered Member

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    WTH, I read the details of this here;
    http://www.xyvos.com/whitelist-antivirus.htm
    Are they just playing with names? sounds like a black list to me..
     
  8. Kees1958

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    It is just an anti executable which three operating modes
    1 - specific programs approved by the user, hence whitelist
    2 - user whitelisted and all software signed by microsoft
    3 - user whitelisted and all signed software

    Option 2 is safe and solid (still no known malware with a MS signature found) and prevents OS-lockouts.

    The Xyvos antivirus also looks at startup entries, no idea whether the whitelist version also checks at this. Would be a nice feature to stop two of the most common/critical intrusion vectors (execution and boot survival).
     
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