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

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  1. King Mellow

    King Mellow Level 25

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    #41 King Mellow, May 18, 2014
    Last edited: May 18, 2014
    ZAL - Zemana AntiLogger
    MCS - McShield
    HMPA - HitmanPro.alert
    MBAE - MalwareBytes Anti-Exploit
    NVTDRP - NoVirusThanks Driver Radar Pro
     
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  2. Manzai

    Manzai Guest

    BGIS => BullGuard Internet Security
    BGAV => BullGuard Antivirus
    LP => LastPass

    :)
     
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  3. MrExplorer

    MrExplorer Level 28

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    I will surely add them.
    @Huracan Please add them.
     
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  4. nsm0220

    nsm0220 Level 21

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    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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  5. King Mellow

    King Mellow Level 25

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    ABP - AdBlock Plus
    AIS - avast! Internet Security
    AISS - Avira Internet Security Suite
    WFC - Windows Firewall Control
     
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  6. Manzai

    Manzai Guest

    #46 Manzai, May 23, 2014
    Last edited by a moderator: May 23, 2014
    APA - Avast Pro Antivirus
    IMF - IObit Malware Fighter
    ZA - ZoneAlarm
    OSS - Outpost Security Suite
     
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  7. Oxygen

    Oxygen Level 42

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    APA : Avast Pro Antivirus

    would seem a bit better.
     
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  8. Malware1

    Malware1 New Member

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    Most have been added (some are already in the list).

    Thanks.
     
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  9. ViPirate

    ViPirate Level 1

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    :cool: Hello,

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

    cheers
     
  10. King Mellow

    King Mellow Level 25

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    AdG - AdGuard
    PB - Peerblock
     
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  11. Aura

    Aura Level 20

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    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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  12. NullPointerException

    Aug 25, 2014
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    Nirvana/serenity/paradise/tranquility/heap.
    Something I just made up.
    AFAV - Avast! Free Antivirus.
     
  13. NekoJonez

    NekoJonez New Member

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    IT-support - Planner at Flemish Exam Jury
    MBAE, Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit...? Maybe a nice idea to add?
     
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  14. Spawn

    Spawn Administrator
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    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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  15. Takemaster

    Takemaster Level 2

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    Could you add Total Security and Antivirus Plus products? And Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and Bitdefender Family Pack, BFP.
     
  16. Local Host

    Local Host Level 2

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    Why not,
    • Malwarebytes Anti-Malware: MalwareBytes Anti-Malware

    Oh I see the forum that changes the name...
     
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  17. steel9

    steel9 Level 3

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    I don't remember where but I saw something called "SUA". Does anybody here know what that means?
     
  18. XhenEd

    XhenEd Level 27
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    Mar 1, 2014
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    Default-Deny
    Standard User Account :)
     
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  19. Spawn

    Spawn Administrator
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  20. Quassar

    Quassar Level 7

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    #60 Quassar, Dec 30, 2017
    Last edited: Dec 30, 2017
    SRP - Software Restriction Policies
    FW - FireWall
    GPO - Group Policy Management
     
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