Windows Edition
System type
64-bit operating system; x64-based processor
Windows UAC
Always notify
Firewall protection
Custom - Provided by a third-party security vendor
Account type
Exposure to malware
Malware samples are downloaded on a Virtual machine
Real-time Malware protection
Norton Internet Security
Periodic scanners
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
Browser and Add-ons
HTTPS Everywhere,WOT
Privacy tools and VPN
AdBlock Plus,Ghostery
Password manager
Maintenance tools
File Backup schedule
Backup schedule
Once or more per month


Level 37
I agree, your configuration has a solid foundation. Thanks for sharing.

Have you ever considered sandboxing Google Chrome while browsing?
If you haven't, read about this free time machine-like virtualization layer of security here:
To activate Chrome's third party cookie blocker:
  1. Under settings scroll down and <click> "show advanced settings"
  2. Beneath Privacy choose "Content settings..."
  3. Check the box "Block third party cookies & site data":)
  • For additional privacy you can mark "keep local data only until you close your browser"
  • After clicking "Done" you can choose "Clear browsing data"
Note: Do not perform this while in a sandbox for desired changes to settings will only be temporary.o_O This illustrates how a sandbox protects you from invasive changes being made to your system!:cool:

Happy holidays! It's good you've unwrapped Malware Tips.:D