Advanced Security Ranking4029's Computer Configuration 2023

Last updated
Nov 22, 2022
How it's used?
For home and private use
OS (desktop)
Windows 11
On-device encryption
Windows BitLocker
User sign-in
    • Biometrics, Windows Hello PIN, Apple TouchID
OS update
Manually check for updates
WiFi network firewall
Router firewall is On
Malware protection
ESET Smart Security Premium
Firewall protection
Other firewall software (3rd-party vendor)
About custom security
No real changes apart from using ESET Firewall to block *ahem*-ed softwares from phoning home.
Periodic malware scanners
Malware samples
I do not participate in malware testing.
Default browser & extensions
Google Chrome with Adguard Desktop, Pocket, Wayback Machine, Sponsorblock
Mozilla Firefox with Adguard Desktop, Pocket, Wayback Machine, Sponsorblock, Bypass Paywalls Clean
Tor Browser with NoScript
Secure DNS
Adguard DNS
Password manager
Security keys
Maintenance tools
Personal backup
Two BitLocker-secured 2 TB External Harddisks
One BitLocker-secured 256 GB USB Stick
How often I backup?
Emergency recovery
Risk factors
    • Browsing to popular websites
    • Browsing to unknown / untrusted / shady sites
    • Browsing the dark web
    • Making audio/video calls
    • Opening email attachments
    • Buying from online stores, entering banks card details
    • Streaming audio/video content from trusted sites or paid subscriptions
    • Streaming audio/video content from shady sites
What I'm looking for?

Looking for medium feedback.


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Aug 18, 2022

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