Scotfree's Security Config.

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

  1. Scotfree

    Scotfree Level 1

    Aug 27, 2016
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    #1 Scotfree, Aug 29, 2016
    Last edited: Aug 29, 2016
    Most recent changes:
    28/08/16
    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:
     
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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

    Aug 27, 2016
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    Opps. I did mean the Zemana AntiLogger Premium. :oops:
     
  4. LabZero

    LabZero Guest

  5. frogboy

    frogboy Level 61
    Trusted

    Jun 9, 2013
    6,103
    62,196
    Heavy Duty Mechanic.
    Western Australia
    Windows 10
    Emsisoft
    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

    Aug 27, 2016
    25
    145
    Australia
    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 46

    Jul 3, 2015
    3,590
    10,813
    East Mediterranean
    Windows 10
    I would run zemana real-time protection, and turn off malwarebytes real-time protection
     
  8. Cohen

    Cohen Level 7

    May 22, 2016
    320
    2,179
    Australia
    Linux
    Nice security configuration, thanks for sharing!
     
  9. frogboy

    frogboy Level 61
    Trusted

    Jun 9, 2013
    6,103
    62,196
    Heavy Duty Mechanic.
    Western Australia
    Windows 10
    Emsisoft
    Great i happy that you make system images. Well done. :)
     
  10. JHomes

    JHomes Level 6

    Jul 7, 2016
    250
    1,306
    IT
    Dallas
    Windows 10
    AVG
    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

    Aug 27, 2016
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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
    Staff Member

    Jan 8, 2011
    16,202
    23,912
    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
    Staff Member

    Oct 23, 2012
    12,110
    44,784
    USA
    Windows 10
    Kaspersky
    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

    Aug 27, 2016
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    Australia
    Thank you so much for the feedback, guys. :)
     
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  15. DJ Panda

    DJ Panda Level 29

    Aug 30, 2015
    1,802
    8,583
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    Windows 10
    Emsisoft
    Looks good Crystal Security would be another good on demand scanner to use. :)
     
  16. Amit Raina

    Amit Raina Level 2

    Jan 31, 2014
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    614
    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

    Trickster Level 13

    Jul 28, 2016
    604
    4,762
    Loving / caring Husband :)
    Europe
    Windows 10
    Comodo
    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

    Jun 21, 2013
    1,426
    8,277
    Nurse
    Manila, Philippines
    Windows 10
    Emsisoft
    #18 King Mellow, Aug 29, 2016
    Last edited: Aug 29, 2016
    Great choice of AV. :) I used Trend Micro before and it's really good especially its Web/URL filtering. Thanks for sharing. :)
     
  19. Scotfree

    Scotfree Level 1

    Aug 27, 2016
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    145
    Australia
    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

    Scotfree Level 1

    Aug 27, 2016
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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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