Aluno PC Security

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First of all you should never test malware on your host OS.It should only be done in a Virtual Environment or a separate testing machine.
Why are you using spyshelter with ESET Internet Security which contains a Firewall?
Consider enabling SmartScreen
Consider some on demand scanners such as Zemana Antimalware,Emsisoft Emergency Kit, Hitman Pro,etc.
Consider CCleaner or Privazer for privacy and optimization.
Consider some type of data & system back up solution.
 

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I would seriously consider a backup image, even the build in windows image is better than nothing, I can't recall how many times that has saved me from a complete format. That might be because I like to mess around with different software and settings. :p

Interesting search engine choice : Bing, Tried it a few times and not my cup of tea, Its seems bring up less searches to me compare to others.
 

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Possible of 80% that malware testing in Host may gone wrong when steps were executed incorrectly.

Better to conduct on virtual machine instead or as mentioned a system backup.

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_CyberGhosT_

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Stop testing on your host, and for a tester your choice of second opinion scanner is suspect,
run with MBAM, HitmanPro, or at least Zemana for your second opinion scanner ;)
Thanks for sharing :)
 

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Yeas of cours :) First I use brain.exe ( testing only urls or detection ratio, not behawior analyse on my host)
Brain.exe means to use a virtualization environment for malware testing.
Are you testing also malicious URLs?
In this case, a malicious website can drop an executable to infect your real system.
In addition, some malicious sites may process your real IP for non-benevolent purposes, then it is also necessary to use a VPN to protect your IP.
 

Aluno

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In SpyShelter I turn off firewall becouse Eset have auto level on.
I Using Edge browser with Ad Block and smart screen.
I do not run any .exe malware when i download it. (based only on detection rate and malicious urls blocking)
My second opinion scanner is Zemana Antilogger and Secure A Plus Premium.
Thanks evrybody for your advice :)
I stoped testing anything on my host becouse I dont have virtual machine (i am totaly green in this)
What do you think guys what will be better Avast Premier or Eset internet Security 10?
 
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Svoll

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I would guess we all have our own preferences on AV, Use what you are familiar with.

I do have some questions regarding running ZAL, SpyShelter Firewall, and Eset? Do you have ZAL on manual just using it on for ondemand scan and Spyshelter doing the keylogging function. I have tried running ZAL with ID protecton off and Real time protection off and Spyshelter and it has caused me a lot of issues, Might be my inexperience with those two software.

I have been playing around with Spyshelter and find that I prefer their firewall , Spyshelter seems to give me more control over each setting and I like being in control of my system. Tho i am still figuring out how to make Spyshelter work, I still can't figure out how to get firefox to recognize my keypresses without it being on exclusion from Spyshelter. :p
 

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ALWAYS use an isolated virtual machine. Even make sure you disable shared directories/filesharing with your host and even bidirectional clipboard and drag 'n drop action. One time I got lazy and got hit by a payload that was able to use an exploit in the parsing of VirtualBox, resulting in a VM-escape.
 
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In SpyShelter I turn off firewall becouse Eset have auto level on.
I Using Edge browser with Ad Block and smart screen.
I do not run any .exe malware when i download it. (based only on detection rate and malicious urls blocking)
My second opinion scanner is Zemana Antilogger and Secure A Plus Premium.
Thanks evrybody for your advice :)
I stoped testing anything on my host becouse I dont have virtual machine (i am totaly green in this)
What do you think guys what will be better Avast Premier or Eset internet Security 10?
Eset, without hesitation
 
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Aluno

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In my opinion ZAL is good only for on demand scan.. Have poor privacy protection and keylogging function work but not for all aplication. SpyShelter is the best anti-keylogger and work with all programs. And hips module ar verry verry good and we can scan with jotti before click agrree to run X program/aplication. Now when i win SecureAPlus Premium 2 years license i thing is better option than ZAl. Eset and SpyShelter is main security and SAP only when i want to make sure.(without any problems in this configuration so far)
I like being in control of my system too ;)
But I`ll be honest Eset and SpyShelter is more than enough for most user :)
 
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