Advanced Plus Security ZeePriest's 2022 security configuration.

Last updated
Jul 4, 2022
Use case
Private use
Desktop OS
Windows 10
Device encryption
Login unlock
    • Passwordless (PIN or Biometrics)
OS updates
Automatic updates
User Access Control
Always notify
Smart App Control
WiFi network security
Malware protection
Kaspersky security cloud
Firewall protection
Other firewall software (3rd-party vendor)
Custom security info
No custom configurations needed.
Periodic scanners
Hitman pro
Malware samples
I do not participate in malware testing.
Default browser / extensions
Firefox, Kaspersky protection extension, adguard
Secure DNS
Password manager
Firefox built-in password manager
Security keys
Maintenance tools
Ashampoo WinOptimizer
Personal backup
Extrenal hdd, google drive.
Backup frequency
Recovery backup
Macrium Reflect.
Recovery plan integrity
Risk factors
    • Browsing to popular websites
    • Opening email attachments
    • Buying from online stores, entering banks card details
    • Downloading software and files from reputable sites
    • Streaming audio/video content from trusted sites or paid subscriptions
Feedback response

Minimal feedback is appreciated. If applicable, looking to make minor changes.


Staff Member
Malware Hunter
Apr 28, 2015
Which setup in Windows UAC?

Some additional 3rd party on demand scanner would be welcome.

Personal Files & Photos backup -> You may also use a cloud service.

Device recovery & backup -> Windows recovery and backup tools: System Restore or the full back image system?


Level 26
Top Poster
Content Creator
Malware Tester
Sep 2, 2021
Several points are not good:

- You should let Windows automatically check for security updates. These updates are important because they contribute to your security by closing known security holes that are exploited by hackers.

- Switch your UAC to Always Notify

- Use other scanning software. You have Kaspersky, but an Antivirus is and will NEVER be an infallible shield !
Use Malwarebytes or Eset Online scanner or Emsisoft Emergency Kit for that. Do a scan once a month with this tool.

- DNS secure is very useful. ISP DNS are not always very secure and are often very slow. Some ISPs also use them to collect information about the sites you visit.
I recommend NextDNS which will filter ads, trackers and help protect you online.
If you are using ROBERT on Windscribe, I recommend Cloudflare DNS which is much faster than your ISP.

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