Scotfree's Security Config.

Discussion in 'SCW Archive' started by Scotfree, Aug 29, 2016.

  1. Scotfree

    Scotfree Level 1

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    Most recent changes:
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    Operating System:
    • Windows 10
    OS Edition:
    Home
    OS Build:
    14393.82
    OS Architecture:
    64-bit
    User Access Control:
    Always Notfiy
    Firewall:
    Windows Firewall
    OS File Reputation:
    • Smartscreen for Windows 10
    Type of User Account:
    Local Account
    Recent Malware Attacks:
    No
    Testing AV's with Malware Samples:
    No
    Real-time Malware Protection:
    Trend Micro Maximum Protection. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium. Unchecky . Zemana AntiLogger Premium.
    On-demand Scanners:
    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium.
    Security Product Settings:
    Custom
    Browsers and Extensions:
    Chrome. uBlock Origin. Bitdefender TrafficLight. HTTPS Everywhere.
    Preferred Search Engine:
    Chrome.
    Password Manager:
    Trend Micro Password Manager
    Content Blocker (Ads, Scripts, Trackers):
    uBlock Origin
    Frequency of Data Backups:
    Custom Backups
    Any pointers very much appreciated. :)

    Edit to say Zemana AntiLogger Premium.... Not Zemana AntiLogger Free.

    Thanks for pointing that out, Klipsh. :cool:
     
    #1 Scotfree, Aug 29, 2016
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  2. LabZero

    LabZero Guest

    Good setup :)

    Zemana AntiLogger Free is discontinued, you can move to Premium Edition.

    Zemana AntiLogger Free
     
  3. Scotfree

    Scotfree Level 1

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    Opps. I did mean the Zemana AntiLogger Premium. :oops:
     
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  5. frogboy

    frogboy Level 61
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    Looks like a good setup to me. Do you create system images if so what software are you using. :)

    Thanks for sharing. ;)
     
  6. Scotfree

    Scotfree Level 1

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    Yes, I do, Frogboy. I use easeus todo backup free. I find it to be okay.

    Edit.... I'm not doing well today.... easeus todo backup Home.
     
  7. shmu26

    shmu26 Level 35

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    I would run zemana real-time protection, and turn off malwarebytes real-time protection
     
  8. Cohen

    Cohen Level 6

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    Nice security configuration, thanks for sharing!
     
  9. frogboy

    frogboy Level 61
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    Great i happy that you make system images. Well done. :)
     
  10. JHomes

    JHomes Level 4

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    I don't see any backup. Hope you don't have anything important on the PC ;). Kidding aside, I'd recommend Drive Cloner Rx and RollBack Rx. Really solid combo. There's a sale coming up this Labor Day so if you can, purchase then when it's less.

    Otherwise, pretty solid.
     
  11. Scotfree

    Scotfree Level 1

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    Thanks, guys. I had a bit of a sigh of relief when I got the little green "PC Secure" badge. :)
     
  12. Spawn

    Spawn Administrator
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    Should be listed under Real-Time protection, keylogger protection runs in the background at start-up and is not an on-demand scanner.
     
  13. Exterminator

    Exterminator Super Moderator
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    As @Huracan said above ZAL is realtime protection
    With Trend Micro there is no need to run Malwarebytes Anti-Malware in real time as it would be better served as an on demand scanner.
    I would consider adding Zemana Antimalware to your on demand and if you consider the premium version it would make a nice addition to your real time protection.
    All in all your config looks good! Thanks for sharing it with us :)
     
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  14. Scotfree

    Scotfree Level 1

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    Thank you so much for the feedback, guys. :)
     
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    J Gamez065 Level 27

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    Looks good Crystal Security would be another good on demand scanner to use. :)
     
  16. Amit Raina

    Amit Raina Level 2

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    i think trend micro maxium security is good in URL blocking. then y u r using bitdefender traffic light ..ur browser is not slowing u down??
     
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  17. Trickster

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    hello why the extra addition of bitdefender trafficlight , if I may ask? I always thought that trends malicious page blocking was superb , atleast our trend guru @McLovin allways tells us ;) so no need for trafficlight , only slows down your webbrowsing experience unneedlessly.....thanks for sharing your config with us , looks nice! :D
     
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  18. King Mellow

    King Mellow Level 25

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    Great choice of AV. :) I used Trend Micro before and it's really good especially its Web/URL filtering. Thanks for sharing. :)
     
    #18 King Mellow, Aug 29, 2016
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  19. Scotfree

    Scotfree Level 1

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    I've always liked that little bit of back-up from Bitdefender trafficlight. I've never found it to slow down my browsing. It might be a bit of over kill, but as I said, I like that extra wee help. :)
     
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  20. Scotfree

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    I've liked it so far. I've been using it for around six months and not had any problems with it. I used Norton before it, and I have to say that I find Trend Micro a better product. :)
     
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