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Level 16
Malware Hunter
Hard Configurator report for may 2019
  1. Containment: KVM/QEMU
  2. Windows: 10 LTSB
  3. VPN: CyberGhost
  4. Product: Windows SmartScreen (activated by Hard_Configurator with recommended SRP and restrictions)
  5. Office: LibreOffice (standard settings)
Disclaimer: Experimental setup for testing effectiveness of Windows SmartScreen and script restrictions against 0-day malware samples. This test is suitable for users with above-average knowledge of Windows' built-in security features.

may 2019Amount of samplesSamples that have harmed the system/ changed system configurationFiles aren't touched/encrypted
Malware Samples #13130yes
Malware Samples #23230yes
Mixed Threats #20 (10/05/2019)200yes

Hard_Configurator by @Andy Ful
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Andy Ful

Level 59
Content Creator
Do all those (malware) files have "Unblock" unchecked (picture)?

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You can test any EXE file after ticking "Unblock". If you run it normally, then SmartScreen will not be triggered. If you use "Run As SmartScreen or "Run By SmartScreen" the SmartScreen will be triggered, anyway. That is why I call this "Forced SmartScreen".(y)