CyberGhosT's Sig-Free Config

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Most recent changes
Dec 31, 1969
Operating System
Windows 10
Windows Edition
Pro
Build
1607 (14393.693)
System type
64-bit OS
Security Updates
Automatic Updates - All security and feature updates
User Access Control
Default - For App installs & Modify system settings
Device Firewall
Windows Firewall - Network security provided by Microsoft
Device Security
Windows Defender SmartScreen
User Account
Recent Security Issues
Not in a long time
Security Testing with Malware
No - Malware is avoided where possible
Real-time Web & Malware Protection
VooDooShield 3.51
HitManPro.Alert 3.6.6-586
Windows Firewall Control 4.9.2.0
DeepArmor v36 (ever lurking)
Security Protection settings
Virus and Malware Removal Tools
HitMan Pro (Premium)
Browsers and Extensions
*Main Browser= FireFox
NoScript
AdGuard DNS
AdGuard Premium
LastPass
*Backup Browser= Edge
AdGuard DNS
AdGuagd Premium
Ublock
LastPass
Web Privacy
AdGuard Premium / NoScript
Password Management
LastPass
Default Web Search
DuckDuck Go / DuckDuck Go Homepage
System Utilities collection
Kerish Dr. (Premium)
Ccleaner (Lifetime) (browser cleaning only)
Personal data Backup
Macrium Reflect Home (Premium) Cloning
Intervals between Personal data backups
Disk Imaging Backup
Reflect Home (Premium)
Intervals between System Image backups
Occasionally

_CyberGhosT_

Level 52
Verified
Aug 2, 2015
4,177
27,272
Operating System
Linux Mint
Installed Antivirus
Default-Deny
with AdGuard premium installed I use it's HTTPS tools as well as it's HTTP tools.
I utilize their DNS servers as well.
But I will look into HTTPS everywhere. Thank You. ;)
PeAcE
 
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_CyberGhosT_

Level 52
Verified
Aug 2, 2015
4,177
27,272
Operating System
Linux Mint
Installed Antivirus
Default-Deny
I have had to change my config, due to unforeseen events.
Due to a very unpleasant and underwhelming customer
service experience I have removed HMP.A & will be letting
HMP's subscription expire.
The changes are reflected up above.
Please don't ask for details as I am not here to smear SurfRight
It just amazes me how such a wonderful and amazing product
can have such a ineffective support system. it saddens me.
 

Svoll

Level 12
Nov 17, 2016
554
6,393
Operating System
MacOS High Sierra
Installed Antivirus
Norton
I have had to change my config, due to unforeseen events.
Due to a very unpleasant and underwhelming customer
service experience I have removed HMP.A & will be letting
HMP's subscription expire.
The changes are reflected up above.
Please don't ask for details as I am not here to smear SurfRight
It just amazes me how such a wonderful and amazing product
can have such a ineffective support system. it saddens me.
instead of letting it go to waste.... hmmmmm Ever consider Svoll? :p:p:p

How did you get your ZAL back? Who do I have to bug? SHare Share Please!!!!!
 

_CyberGhosT_

Level 52
Verified
Aug 2, 2015
4,177
27,272
Operating System
Linux Mint
Installed Antivirus
Default-Deny
instead of letting it go to waste.... hmmmmm Ever consider Svoll? :p:p:p

How did you get your ZAL back? Who do I have to bug? SHare Share Please!!!!!
I can't the key is tied to HMP as well and it is still installed (For now)
if this changes I will remember you asked and hand it over.
I have asked Erik to look into my issue and wont uninstall HMP
till I see it through, this is so they can locate what keys are actually
active on my system for that particular software. We will talk more later.
EDIT: Svoll the only key active now is the giveaway key for HMP they nuked my key for HMPA, you can view the thread over at Wilders in the HMPA support section, sorry

PeAcE
 
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I have had to change my config, due to unforeseen events.
Due to a very unpleasant and underwhelming customer
service experience I have removed HMP.A & will be letting
HMP's subscription expire.
The changes are reflected up above.
Please don't ask for details as I am not here to smear SurfRight
It just amazes me how such a wonderful and amazing product
can have such a ineffective support system. it saddens me.
I'd heard this about SurfRight, upsetting to hear that it's the same story with Sophos. I've personally never had an activation issue, never understood how it was automated as soon as you install it. I can see licensing becoming an issue with activation like that.
 

_CyberGhosT_

Level 52
Verified
Aug 2, 2015
4,177
27,272
Operating System
Linux Mint
Installed Antivirus
Default-Deny
I'd heard this about SurfRight, upsetting to hear that it's the same story with Sophos. I've personally never had an activation issue, never understood how it was automated as soon as you install it. I can see licensing becoming an issue with activation like that.
Yeah me too, and I loved their software.
Seeing I utilize only Sig-less protection HMPA was perfect for me and worked flawlessly.
It was nice having HMP for scanning too.
These companies don't get that their software is only as good as the folks that stand behind it,
no matter how well it performs.
Thanks for the reply @sudo -i
 
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Posted this in another thread but it's relevant in this thread.

Sophos buying HMP.Alert was the worse thing to happen to surfright.nl.

I fear HMP.Alert will be second best to the Sophos Intercept X corporate product in terms of updates and new features.

I just hope they don't abandone HMP.Alert for public users in the near future.
 

_CyberGhosT_

Level 52
Verified
Aug 2, 2015
4,177
27,272
Operating System
Linux Mint
Installed Antivirus
Default-Deny
I am done testing for now until new options enter the market
that spark my interest.
I updated my config to what I am sticking with until I start testing
again.
*EmsiSoft AM 2017.1
*HMP.A 3.6.3 Build 582 RC1.
*Windows Firewall Control 4.9.2.0
After testing, this will be the *Default config I always return to.
 
Nov 17, 2016
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Operating System
Windows 10
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Microsoft
I am done testing for now until new options enter the market
that spark my interest.
I updated my config to what I am sticking with until I start testing
again.
*EmsiSoft AM 2017.1
*HMP.A 3.6.3 Build 582 RC1.
*Windows Firewall Control 4.9.2.0
After testing, this will be the *Default config I always return to.
You've come to the dark side, I see. I thought you were gonna accompany everyone to signatureless.
 

_CyberGhosT_

Level 52
Verified
Aug 2, 2015
4,177
27,272
Operating System
Linux Mint
Installed Antivirus
Default-Deny
You've come to the dark side, I see. I thought you were gonna accompany everyone to signatureless.
I am, I took a detour.
I have a soft spot for EmsiSoft, Mr. Ott saw to that :)
I retain the tools to swap back at a moments notice.
What I am waiting for is the next flood of Signature less
solutions to come down the pipe ;)
 

_CyberGhosT_

Level 52
Verified
Aug 2, 2015
4,177
27,272
Operating System
Linux Mint
Installed Antivirus
Default-Deny
Trying a new twist in my setup, will post here in a month or so it's
effectiveness.
As you know I am running HMP.A & HMP, I was running Emsisoft along side this setup.
Seeing as Sophos purchased Surfright I am trying a set up that is all "technically"
Sophos, here it looks like this:
Sophos Home: 1.1.2
HMP.A: 3.6.3 -586
HMP: 3.7.15 -281 (On Demand)
It seems solid so far, but I want to see the effectiveness over time,
will post updates here as needed.
PeAcE
 

SHvFl

Level 32
Content Creator
Verified
Nov 19, 2014
2,161
16,402
Operating System
Windows 10
Installed Antivirus
Emsisoft
If you are still testing HMPA and Rehips you will need to add exception in HMPA for rehips. No clue if i mentioned before because i missed all the above msg i believe.
 

_CyberGhosT_

Level 52
Verified
Aug 2, 2015
4,177
27,272
Operating System
Linux Mint
Installed Antivirus
Default-Deny
Well that did not last long.
Sophos Home bogged down my browsing, used a huge amount of CPU,
and the scan's took forever, I can't in good conscience recommend that
to anyone.
VoodooShield is back where she belongs ;)
**VooDooShield users: Dan has released v3.51 so update now.
Back to my Sig-Free build baby, hellz yeah :p

PeAcE