Advanced Security 7Oz-64 security config 2023

Last updated
Jan 10, 2024
How it's used?
For home and private use
Operating system
Windows 10
On-device encryption
BitLocker Device Encryption for Windows
Log-in security
    • Hardware security key
    • Basic account password (insecure)
Security updates
Allow security updates and latest features
Update channels
Allow stable updates only
User Access Control
Always notify
Smart App Control
N/A - Linux / Mac / Other operating system
Network firewall
Enabled
About WiFi router
Asus rt-ac-88u,no ipv6, Ai protection On, Vpn On, NextDNS On, ddos protection, spoofing protection, rebind dns protection, Upnp disabled
Real-time security
Microsoft Security (AV+FW), KeyScrambler Premium (KeyStroke profiling enabled to medium strengh)
Firewall security
Microsoft Defender Firewall with Advanced Security
About custom security
Configure Defender (High Level) + Firewall Hardening (H_C recommanded + Office), GPO's security tweaked
Periodic malware scanners
NPE + KVRT
Malware sample testing
I do not participate in malware testing
Environment for malware testing
N/A
Browser(s) and extensions
Chromium + UBlock + KeepassXC+Download tab shortcut + history Button+Newtab redirect+morpheon dark
Secure DNS
NextDNS (oisd + easylist)
Desktop VPN
IVPN (wireguard protocol, V2Ray and obfuscation enabled, no ipv6), hardcore mode
Password manager
KeepassXC (kdbx4), strong passphrase + Key file (not stored on local computer) , strong different password (almost two hundred entries), always set 2FA (totp), when it' s available, browser integration.
Maintenance tools
PrivaZer Pro + Hibit Uninstaller
File and Photo backup
Several External HDD
Active subscriptions
    • None
System recovery
If something goes wrong, i've all my personal files backed up on several external HDD.
Macrium reflect just in case
Risk factors
    • Browsing to popular websites
    • Opening email attachments
    • Buying from online stores, entering banks card details
    • Logging into my bank account
    • Downloading software and files from reputable sites
Computer specs
Asus X79
I7 3930k
amd rx560
64 Go DDR3
Pci Nvme Samsung 970 Pro To (Bios modded to handle Nvme)
What I'm looking for?

Looking for minimum feedback.

7Oz-64

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Jan 16, 2023
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Gandalf_The_Grey

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G DATA Internet Security : Browser protection disabled (AdGuard do the job), Anti Keylogger Protection disabled (Key Scrambler do the job)
Have you tested this?
In the test done here AdGuard did a terrible job in protection you from malware and phishing sites.
 

7Oz-64

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Jan 16, 2023
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Have you tested this?
In the test done here AdGuard did a terrible job in protection you from malware and phishing sites.
@Gandalf_The_Grey
Not here, i've ever make comparison between Adguard and UBO, almost same result, i tend to add canvas defender for reporting fake value, but no, same for jshelter. For me AdGuard doing is job. Honesty UBO is more light than adguard, but it's a personal choice.
 

Gandalf_The_Grey

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@Gandalf_The_Grey
Not here, i've ever make comparison between Adguard and UBO, almost same result, i tend to add canvas defender for reporting fake value, but no, same for jshelter. For me AdGuard doing is job. Honesty UBO is more light than adguard, but it's a personal choice.
I don't mean uBO vs AdGuard in adblocking, but AdGuard vs G Data in malware and phishing blocking.
uBO vs AdGuard is a personal choice, both are great.
 

7Oz-64

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Jan 16, 2023
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I don't mean uBO vs AdGuard in adblocking, but AdGuard vs G Data in malware and phishing blocking.
uBO vs AdGuard is a personal choice, both are great.
Oups, ok @Gandalf_The_Grey
Explanation : G DATA browser security only work correctly with normal Google Chrome, the one i use is located in C:\Users\AppData, not in regular Programfiles, so GDATA can't handle it, same for antikeylogger protection even if i added it manually (Chrome hang and crash).
 

7Oz-64

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Jan 16, 2023
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Forgot to mention these infos :

PC Specs :
Motherboard : Asus Extreme IV X79 ((all latest firmware(ME engine, Ethernet........)
Proc : I7 3930K
Ram : 64GB
Bios : Modded Bios to handle Nvme pci ssd, personal settings applied
Graphic : amd rx560
SSD: Samsung 970 Pro 1 To + WD HDD 4 To
Wifi : No module installed just Ethernet cable

Router : Asus with Merlin firmware, customized for maximum security + (added IVPN parameters)
 
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7Oz-64

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Jan 16, 2023
26
Update :
Ok so due to staff's feedback, following changes :
Install Normal Google Chrome, so i can use Web protection and anti-keylogger from Gdata, then remove adguard and Keyscrambler, so Chrome is now protected by G Data and NextDNS , little bit faster browsing. Tested with bad links found in this thread Need Advice - [Updated 29/12/2018] Browser extension comparison: Malwares and Phishings, and i can say that Gdata addon block 14/15 links (notification alert).
 

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