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    Q&A Where would the point of infection be?

    I've been given permission to setup the security for my grandmother's new laptop and I had a question about how malware could infect her system: If I were to have Avast running in aggressive hardened mode (basic anti-exe but it's got a big whitelist and requires little user interaction) and I...
  2. Handsome Recluse

    How useful are Application Whitelists when Social-Engineering Risks are Minimal?

    How useful are application whitelists when social-engineering risks are minimal where you don't download and execute random stuff from the internet especially, path/hash based whitelisting like SRP/Bouncer? It seems some of the top 4 mitigation strategies I found from wherever - namely...
  3. Windows_Security

    Use AVAST as a super light and easy to use ANTI-EXECUTABLE (Guide)

    Disclaimer: "misuse" of AVAST is for members looking for a real easy to use Anti-Executable and quiet HIPS, not for average anti-virus user. Install AVAST free with file shield only Make it a easy to use ANTI-EXECUTABLE with a cloud based white-list Make it run super light with near zero...
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    AppGuard 4 Update Thread (current v4.4.6.1)

    An AppGuard update has been published. You should get see an announcement soon (if AppGuard is configured to check for updates). The version is 4.3.14.5. This basically fixes the update issues that we had when we rolled out 4.3.13.1. There are a couple policy changes: [LocalAppData]\apps\2.0...
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    Appguard Configuration & Setting Discussion Thread

    first things first ! must read topics: Here are some excellent guide/review and detailed explanations about what is and what do Appguard: Written Review - AppGuard and some tests to illustrate the above: Video Review - Appguard vs Citroni (cryptolocker) Video Review - AppGuard on Windows 10-...
  6. Online_Sword

    Spyshelter *Firewall* can be also used as an anti-exe

    Some interesting features of Spyshelter are only provided in the Firewall version, even if they are not related to "firewall". The figure below is a screenshot of the "Monitored Action List" of SSF. As you can see, the action "Execution of an application" is actually monitored. You may have...
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    [Quick Review] NoVirusThanks Smart Object Blocker (v1.1 Beta )

    Hi guys , NoViruThanks , creators of the formidable anti-executable ExeRadarPro (aka ERP) has released a new tool (still in beta but functionning) called Smart Object Blocker. you can find it here: NoVirusThanks Smart Object Blocker - NoVirusThanks What is it ? Smart Object Blocker (aka...
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    NVT Smart Object Blocker Update Thread

    Released stable version v1.1: http://downloads.novirusthanks.org/files/SmartObjectBlocker_Setup.exe This is the full changelog: [20-08-2015] v1.1.0.0 + Added tray icon with right-click menu + Change the tray icon when objects are blocked if the GUI is not showing + Improved support for Windows...