Operating System
  • Windows 7 SP1
  • Windows Edition
    System Architecture
    User Access Control
    Always Notify
    Network Security (Firewall)
    3rd-party Firewall app by a trusted vendor
    Device Security
  • Disabled - Turned off by user
  • Sign-in Accounts
    Malware Testing
    Malware on a secure VM - Full Network and File isolation
    Real-time Web & Malware Protection
    Norton Internet Security
    Custom Settings For Real-Time Protection
    Default - Settings are balanced for security and performance
    Virus and Malware Removal Tools
    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
    Browsers and Extensions
    HTTPS Everywhere,WOT
    Web Privacy
    AdBlock Plus,Ghostery
    Password Manager
    System Utilities
    Frequency of Data backups
    Frequency of System backups


    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
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