Latest Changes
Jan 5, 2019
Operating System
  • Windows 7 SP1
  • Google Chrome OS
  • Linux/Unix
  • Windows Edition
    Pro
    System type
    64-bit operating system; x64-based processor
    Security Updates
    Manual Updates - User intervention required
    User Access Control
    Always Notify
    Network Security (Firewall)
    3rd-party Firewall app by a trusted vendor
    Device Security
  • Not available (Previous versions of Windows)
  • User Account
    Standard
    Sign-in Accounts
    Malware Testing
    I do not participate in downloading malware samples
    Real-time Web & Malware Protection
    My network is protected or gated by cisco router and switch with ATP
    comodo firewall 10 at cruelsister config
    commercial cylance, voodooshield pro 4.70, appguard 4461, forticlient 603.0155 just webfilter
    RTP - Custom security settings
  • Minor changes for Increased security
  • Virus and Malware Removal Tools
    see above, cylance, hitman pro, emsisoft emergency kit 12,
    Browsers and Extensions
    chrome, & occasionally tor browser
    https everywhere, privacy badger, duckduckgo privacy essentials, malwarebytes extension, netcraft, decentraleyes, emsisoft extension
    Privacy-focused Apps and Extensions
    often use vpn when not using tor
    Password Managers
  • keepass
  • Web Search
  • duckduckgo
  • System Utilities
    privacy eraser pro by cybertron
    Data Backup
    macrium reflect
    Frequency of Data backups
    Daily
    System Backup
    macrium reflect monthly, some files I backup daily. I send some encrypted files to pcloud for extra backup.
    Frequency of System backups
    Occasionally
    Computer Activity
  • Online banking
  • Browsing web and email
  • Watch movies and other entertainment content on the Internet
  • Download files from different sources
  • Office and work related tasks
  • Computer Specifications
    Digital Storm, liquid cooled, I forget all inside hardware, sort of mid-range for DS.
    I used to have virtualbox installed and did minimal malware testing, but then had a minor snafu with VB, got busy at work and have not reinstalled VB. Was considering VMware paid version, but have not had the time to seriously consider it.
    Staff Notes

    This setup configuration may put your device at risk .
    We don't recommend that other members use this setup. We cannot not be held responsible for problems that may occur to your device by using this security setup.

    This setup may cause performance issues, system instability or conflicts between programs, and can hinder the effectiveness of all installed antivirus products.

    simmerskool

    Level 7
    Verified
    Malware Tester
    just realized I forgot to mention shadow defender, which I use occasionally when I install a new software. I also use tweaking.com app to backup the registry before some installs. And revo pro for most installs. I guess I have to go back into the wizard and tweak config some more.