Security Product Acronyms used on MalwareTips (Helpful for New Members)

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#44
KIS=Kaspersky Internet Security
GIS=Gdata Internet Security
HMLF=Hitman Pro Log File
SB=Sandbox
HIPS=Host-based intrusion prevention system
 
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#49
:cool: Hello,

MBAM = Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (free/PRO/Premium)
MBAR = Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit
IMF = IObit Malware Fight

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#51
VM = Virtual Machine
VBox = VirtualBox (Virtualisation Software)
EMET = Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit
VT = VirusTotal (website to upload suspicious files and web URLs)
RAT = Remote Administration Tool
RK = Rootkit, but can also means RogueKiller (but it's pretty rare)
 

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#54
Although acronyms are easy to use, I encourage the use of full product name terms in posts and in your Security Configuration Threads.

Exceptions such as AV for Antivirus, as most may understand. Other acronyms are not common and can be confusing for some, myself included. :)
 
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#55
Could you add Total Security and Antivirus Plus products? And MBAM and Bitdefender Family Pack, BFP.
 
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#57
I don't remember where but I saw something called "SUA". Does anybody here know what that means?