Av Gurus

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I finally finished testing, perhaps one of the most wanted / most widely used security software - 360 Total Security.
360TS has done a great job and successfully protect PC users and only where I was a little disappointed is the protection of Adware/PUP.

Here is quick summary:

=== GOOD ===

- small size installer (about 32MB)
- fast installation (about 40 sec)
- nice, simple, clean & easy interface
- not slow down boot time
- low RAM usage (about 35MB)
- only 2 process
- don't take much space on HDD (about 125MB)
- not slow down boot time after adding Avira/Bitdefednder engine
- keylogger detection test
- not so bad self defence (one process killed by Process Hacker)
- phishing URL 10/10 (100%)
- malware URL 11/15 (73%)
- fast scanning and removal of malware files
- malware folder 668/707 (94.48%)
- good heuristic

=== BAD ===

- time to install other engine (Avira/Bitdefender) - about 4min
- occupation HDD after adding Avira/Bitdefender engine is greater (about 775MB)
- RAM usage is high after adding Avira/Bitdefender engine (about 160MB)
- PUP protection (synthetic test)
- 4 malware download from internet made quite a mess (Adware/PUP)
- not so good Adware/PUP detection​

360 Total Security - Part 1 (Installation i First Look)


360 Total Security - Part 2 (Synthetic Test)


360 Total Security - Part 3 (Malware & Phishing Test)

 

donetao

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360TS has done a great job and successfully protect PC users and only where I was a little disappointed is the protection of Adware/PUP.
Are these things not important? To me Adware /PUP's are very important. How many times will I get hit with 100's of viruses?
More likely I'll get hit with PUP's if my brain stops working. MBAM now finds PUP's. Mbam and MSE in real time is all I need.
Thanks for your video's. They were very interesting.;):oops::rolleyes:
 

Av Gurus

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Are these things not important? To me Adware /PUP's are very important. How many times will I get hit with 100's of viruses?
More likely I'll get hit with PUP's if my brain stops working. MBAM now finds PUP's. Mbam and MSE in real time is all I need.
Thanks for your video's. They were very interesting.;):oops::rolleyes:
I agree little bit with you but Adware/PUP will not made a lot critical damage to do OS :rolleyes:
 

donetao

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I agree little bit with you but Adware/PUP will not made a lot critical damage to do OS :rolleyes:
Yes Sir! I hear what you're saying, but they sure slow your OS down and redirect your home page. Give you pop-ups and cause you grief.
I see PUP's all the time here at Golden Oaks! I just cleaned one up that had 1200 PUP's. The lady asked me how that could happen. I jokingly told her by visiting porn sites. Then I told her by clicking on unknowns and down loading programs. I installed MBAM on her PC and WOT on her IE browser. Removed Chrome as it was badly infected. Suggested she install Firefox and add WOT to it. I see the ASK tool bar and many more installed on PC's here. I have seen as many as 6 tool bars. JRT gets rid of most of those. I'm not trained in malware, but I'm no stranger to it and I hold my own here in my retirement Village.
Thanks for responding to my reply. I'm always ready to learn new things! I don't understand all those filters and clouds and my computer vocabulary isn't very good, but I-Get-er-Done.;)
PS Here's what JRT removes and as it says many more and they up date.
http://thisisudax.org/
 
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Great job, thanks.

Which how soft free do you complementary it for have a really efficient defense?

Maybe a firewall type Onliner Armor or Comodo free firewall, or Xvirus type program ...
What do you recommend me ?
Thanks again for this excellent work
 

Av Gurus

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If you want firewall then Comodo or PrivateFirewall.
Free AV: AVG, AVAST, 360TS/IS, Baidu, Panda...
Put some adblocker on browser (Adguard/Adblock).
You can also add a CryptoPrevent - Group Policy based settings for protection against various types of malware but primarily Ransomware / Cryptolocker
 
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If you want firewall then Comodo or PrivateFirewall.
Free AV: AVG, AVAST, 360TS/IS, Baidu, Panda...
Put some adblocker on browser (Adguard/Adblock).
You can also add a CryptoPrevent - Group Policy based settings for protection against various types of malware but primarily Ransomware / Cryptolocker
Thanks. i use ublock and regularly scan with Malwarebytes.

I will try the program that you recommend . I had never heard of it .

Thanks again.
 

jackuars

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Are these things not important? To me Adware /PUP's are very important. How many times will I get hit with 100's of viruses?
More likely I'll get hit with PUP's if my brain stops working. MBAM now finds PUP's. Mbam and MSE in real time is all I need.
Thanks for your video's. They were very interesting.;):oops::rolleyes:
Most antiviruses disable PUP' detection by default, because it could lead to more false positives. Many softwares in the freeware world are sponsored by these PUP's:- even antiviruses like Avast, AVG, Panda included :D The end-point user is the one to decide whether they want to install the software or not.
 
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cruelsister

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Excellent point regarding Qihoo vs Junkware. It is indeed poor (although surprisingly getting better). That's why I would suggest adding Comodo Firewall to the mix (HIPS off, Sandbox on). The sandbox contains any adware/junkware that I've come across.