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  1. Tencent PC Manager 12.3.26607.901 Tencent PC Manager is a free antivirus with real-time protection, and clean, modern GUI. It uses its own Tencent anti-virus engine and cloud protection engine, Tencent system-repair engine and Bitdefender antivirus engine. It protects against malicious sites and downloads, as well as phishing. Internet Shield (Internet Protection) - Online Payment Shield - protection of online payments - Link Scanner - checking and blocking malicious and phishing links. - Search Protection - Web Search Protection System Shield (system protection) - File System Shield - file antivirus - Registry Shield - registry protection - Process Shield - process protection - Drive Shield - driver protection - Hacking Detection - protection against hacking Application Shield (application protection) - Desktop Icon Shield - protection of shortcuts on the desktop - Camera Shield - protection of the web camera - Download Shield - protection against malicious downloads Homepage: https://www.pcmgr-global.com/ Download for XP, 7, 8, 10: https://www.pcmgr-global.com/download.php?do=oem Very light and highly protective, also offline: Excellent test results by AV-Comparatives 2019: https://www.av-comparatives.org/comparison/ https://www.av-comparatives.org/tests/performance-test-april-2019/
  2. Researchers at Australia-based cybersecurity firm Skylight claim to have found a way to trick Cylance’s AI-based antivirus engine into classifying malicious files as benign. Cylance, which last year was acquired by BlackBerry and is now called BlackBerry Cylance, told SecurityWeek it has launched an investigation to determine if the researchers’ findings are valid or if their method works as a result of a misconfiguration of the product. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are increasingly used by cybersecurity products, often being advertised as a solution to many problems, and even described by some as a silver bullet. However, Skylight researchers claim to have demonstrated that AI-based threat detection can be bypassed by malicious actors. The experts reverse engineered the Cylance antivirus engine and identified what they described as a bias towards an unnamed video game. Researchers believe that Cylance products may be giving special treatment to files associated with this game due to its popularity. They discovered that taking specific strings from the game’s main executable and appending them to the end of a known malicious file causes the security product to classify it as harmless. “We chose Cylance for practical reasons, namely, it is publicly available and widely regarded as a leading vendor in the field,” Skylight said in a blog post. “However, we believe that the process presented in this post can be translated to other pure AI products as well.” Skylight has conducted tests on known hacking tools such as Mimikatz, ProcessHacker and Meterpreter, and malware such as CoinMiner, Dridex, Emotet, Gh0stRAT, Kovter, Nanobot, Qakbot, Trickbot and Zeus. It achieved a success rate of over 83% in bypassing the Cylance engine when tested against 384 malicious files. The score assigned by the product to the files in many cases shifted from -900, which indicates that the file is clearly malicious, to 900, which indicates that the file is harmless. “The concept of a static model that lasts for years without update may hold theoretically, but it fails in the arena,” Skylight explained. “Granted, it is harder to find a bias in an AI model than to bypass a simple AV signature, but the cost of fixing a broken model is equally expensive.” “We believe that the solution lies in a hybrid approach. Using AI/ML primarily for the unknown, but verifying with tried and tested techniques used in the legacy world. This is really just another implementation of the defense in depth concept, applied to the endpoint protection world,” the company added. Skylight made its findings public without giving BlackBerry Cylance the chance to investigate the issue, but the company has not released detailed technical information to prevent abuse. “We did not consider this to be a software vulnerability, rather a bypass, for which disclosure is less common,” Shahar Zini, the CTO of Skylight, told SecurityWeek. “Also we had no intention of making the information required to actually bypass Cylance public anyway. In any event, Cylance have been provided with the required information for the fix.” BlackBerry Cylance said in an emailed statement that it’s “aware that an unvalidated potential bypass has been publicly disclosed by researchers without prior notification.” “Our research and development teams are looking into whether the issue is a true bypass or due to some misconfiguration of the product on the researchers part or other similar factors. If the bypass is determined valid, remediation efforts will occur immediately. More information will be provided as soon as it is available,” the company stated. Gregory Webb, CEO of Bromium, a company that provides malware protection through application isolation, commented, “The breaking news on Cylance really draws into question the whole concept of categorizing code as ‘good or bad’, as researchers were able to just rebadge malware as trusted – they didn’t even have to change the code. This exposes the limitations of leaving machines to make decisions on what can and cannot be trusted.” “Ultimately, AI is not a silver bullet, it’s just the latest craze in doing the impossible – i.e. predicting the future,” Webb added. “While AI can undoubtedly provide valuable insights and forecasts, it is not going to be right every time and will always be fallible; ultimately predictions are just that, predictions, they are not fact. As this story shows, if we place too much trust in such systems' ability to know what is good and bad we will expose ourselves to untold risk – which if left unattended could create huge security blind spots, as is the case here.” Source
  3. The Czech Cyber Billionaire Who Built A Fortune On Free Software On the rooftop terrace of the five-star Hotel U Prince, Pavel Baudis surveys the city he’s lived in for most of his 59 years. Over his shoulder is Prague’s tourist-heavy town square and the grand gothic spires of the Church of Our Lady before Týn; in front of him stand serried ranks of ochre rooftops. The city has become considerably more colorful in his lifetime. Baudis lived through the dark days after Warsaw Pact troops crushed the Prague Spring, entrenching a communism so stringent in its ideals it would prevent his father from practising psychiatry and limited his own education. Then came liberalisation after the Velvet Revolution in 1989, creating opportunities for would be inventors like Baudis. Through it all, he’s persevered with a cool, thrifty attitude. It’s a mindset that has enabled him to transform a little cybersecurity company he co-founded during the waning days of the communist regime into an industry leader that is taking on, and in some ways outdoing, aggressive American rivals like McAfee and Symantec. It has also made him one of a handful of Czech billionaires. Baudis’ baby is Avast, the anti-virus software that sits on more than 400 million computers and smartphones around the world. Like the similar products McAfee and Norton also developed in the late 1980s, it’s designed to prevent cybercriminals and spies from installing data-pilfering tools on computers. The main difference is that Avast is free and only available online, not in retail stores. That “freemium” model has lifted Baudis’ company to giddy heights, culminating in its 2018 London Stock Exchange IPO, which set it on a course to become a $4 billion business and has taken Baudis’ net worth to $1.4 billion as of June 2019. Pavel Baudis is one of the Czech Republic's richest citizens. He remains in Prague today, where his anti-virus firm Avast continues to bring in big revenues. While Baudis’ swelling fortune has made him a member of the billionaire’s club, he epitomizes self-effacement. Wearing a plain navy waistcoat and a black fanny pack, his bristly white hair encircling a balding pate, Baudis displays no signs of his wealth. He’s taciturn throughout a two-hour conversation on the hotel’s chilly terrace, choosing his words carefully as he methodically sips from a hot chocolate and a single Staropramen beer. He professes to have “no expensive hobbies”; his most outré pastime is geocaching, a game in which participants hunt for treasures using GPS coordinates. His investments are small and sensible, the most recent a diaper manufacturer and a nearby hotel with a view of his city’s most imposing landmark, Prague Castle. “I’m not very good in hotel management. It’s a good education,” Baudis says of his latest side hustle. Among Baudis’ more profitable decisions was recruiting a headstrong American to turn Avast into a giant-killer. That man, sitting across from Baudis, talking over the cackles of tourists and the cooing of dating couples, is Vince Steckler, Avast’s CEO for the past decade. It’s the first time the two have been interviewed together by an English-language publication since the IPO. The former Symantec executive, who’s louder and brasher than the Czech and with his physical heft and bald head looks like a retired army general, is happy to brag about the company’s success where Baudis demurs. “I was just looking at Aston Martin earlier today. We were the second largest IPO [on the LSE] of the year. Aston was the largest. We’re now more valuable than Aston Martin,” Steckler says. He’s not wrong. Bond’s favorite car maker has seen its stock plummet and its valuation slump to just over $3 billion. Steckler was not an obvious choice. In 2005, when he was an executive at Logicon, Inc., the SEC handed him a $35,000 civil monetary penalty, saying Steckler had helped the Silicon Valley software company Legato inflate its revenue records by signing a $7 million contract with a cancellation clause. According to the SEC, Steckler knew that the cancellation allowance should have prevented Legato from counting the order as a sale and had advised Legato executives on how to hide the clause from their finance department. One former Avast employee said that staff used to joke about the “ex-con upstairs.” Steckler's record came under intense scrutiny from the British press around the time of the IPO. Usually loquacious on any subject, Steckler declined to provide a statement on the episode at the time and again recently when Forbes asked for comment. He wasn’t at the top of Baudis and cofounder Eduard Kucera’s list when they were hunting for a CEO in 2009. The founders initially wanted Steckler’s old boss, ex-Symantec VP Dieter Giesbrecht. “They found someone they really liked who wasn’t me,” Steckler jokes. Giesbrecht declined the offer but introduced Baudis and Kucera to Steckler, who jumped at the chance to move to Prague from Singapore and take the helm from the cofounders, who are now guiding the company as board directors. In August 1968, a Soviet tanks moves into Wenceslas Square in Prague. Pavel Baudis lived through the stifling years under communism, only to emerge an entrepreneur in the 1990s and become a billionaire this decade Despite Steckler’s blemishes, under his watch the company has doubled its user base and booked an operating profit of $248.3 million in 2018, according to the company results. Steckler says that when he joined in 2009, the company’s revenue was at just $20 million. After myriad acquisitions that massively boosted user numbers, some profitable partnerships and an aggressively global approach, revenue over the past 10 years has soared. But Steckler’s reign is almost over: Two weeks after our meeting, he announced he was to retire at the end of June. He’s to be replaced by right-hand man and one of Baudis’ earliest hires, Czech national Ondrej Vlcek. Steckler may have provided something akin to an adrenalin shot of American capitalism, but it was Baudis and Kucera’s unswerving belief in their product that put Avast on a trajectory to unicorn status and beyond. Baudis has taken actions you’d associate with modern tech tycoons like Mark Zuckerberg, but without the showiness. He ended his work on a chemistry degree in the late 1980s, admitting he wasn’t a natural scientist, and applied his hungry mind to computers. Under the Soviet regime, few consumer computers were available to Baudis, but he managed to get his hands on an Olivetti M24 while he was working at the severe sounding Research Institute for Mathematical Machines. He knew there was no market for the graphics software he was writing so stifling was the political and economic insularity of Czechoslovakia at the time. “It was frustrating that even if you were very good and do a very good job, you are just wasting your time and knowledge,” he says. This was at the tail end of the period of normalization, which had fostered the kind of environment you’d expect from a failed communist project. “A lot of people invite you to discuss your political beliefs and views, and so if they are not satisfied you are out of a job,” Baudis recalls. But then Baudis was sent a floppy disk that contained one of the original computer viruses, called Vienna. “None of my colleagues were actually interested in it. [They thought] it’s a toy. So I took it for myself and I started to explore it,” he says. Those colleagues must rue the day: His tool, which simply found and deleted the file-wiping malware, would become a key component of the first Avast anti-virus engine and the launchpad for the business. Though the American-Czech partnership would later do wonders for Avast, competition with U.S. industry giants in the 1990s and early 2000s nearly brought Baudis and Kucera to their knees. They parried repeated attempts by McAfee and Symantec to dominate the market. In 1997, McAfee tried to acquire the Czech business. The ever-steadfast Baudis recalls that instead of selling, he and Kucera offered to license the engine that powered their software. “And they say, ‘No, no way.’ But after two weeks they just came back and they licensed it,” Baudis says, grinning. Then, in the early 2000s, with Symantec pricing aggressively low in an attempt at global domination, the Avast chiefs had to try something radical. The plan was to go global too, but since they had no marketing budget, there was only one option: offer Avast for free. “We can either close the business or change something,” recalls Baudis. “We had nothing to lose.” AVG, a local rival, had done the same two years earlier but had made a major mistake by not offering the service in multiple languages, Baudis says. Avast wouldn’t make the same error. Two years after going free in 2001, Avast had one million users; by 2006, it had 20 million. Baudis puts some of the success down to good fortune but gives most of the credit to the open, geeky culture he’d fostered around Avast. “We were very lucky with the timing and very lucky that the program was not only free but it is based on word of mouth,” he recalls. Whereas the likes of Kaspersky, McAfee and Symantec’s Norton antivirus would make money from the one-off cost of their tools, sold at Best Buy and other retail stores, Avast brought in revenue by encouraging users to purchase and download the full-featured versions of the software, which became smarter over time as the freemium tools fed it with the vast amounts of threat data they were collecting. Marketing partnerships with other software makers provide another revenue stream; for instance, since 2009, in return for an unknown fee from Google, Avast has recommended new users download the Chrome browser. AVG had grown at a similar pace with the same approach. Not long after Steckler joined, Avast’s leadership decided AVG had to be taken out. After an abortive attempt to go public on the Nasdaq in 2012, Baudis, Kucera and Steckler developed a plan to swallow AVG. Short on funds, they enticed private equity firm CVC Capital Partners in 2014 to take a large stake in Avast. It gave the company a $1 billion valuation. Two years later, after multiple rejections, AVG caved, selling for $1.3 billion. That brought the number of computers and smartphones running Avast-owned software to over 400 million. Though it doesn’t make anything like its rivals’ billions in revenue, Avast had the highest number of Windows users in the antivirus game at the end of 2018, by 6% over second-place McAfee, according to industry tracker Opswat. With AVG aboard, Avast was on a path to go public. Less than a year before the London IPO, though, disaster struck. Avast learned that 2.3 million computers had been infected after hackers found a way to turn one of the company’s other acquisitions, the Piriform CCleaner, into a launchpad for cyberespionage. In September 2017, hackers infected downloads of CCleaner, which was supposed to help customers remove dangerous software. Anyone who updated or installed the tainted CCleaner during the period had a backdoor installed on their computer. According to cybersecurity analysts, the attacks had all the hallmarks of a Chinese government-backed attempt to infect major technology companies, including Cisco, Intel and Microsoft, though it is unclear how successful the attack was. Baudis’ response to the crisis today is typically straightforward: “We have learned our lessons that when we acquire such a company, we have to put our processes in place much sooner than we did.” Avast successfully managed the crisis by being open with law enforcement and the cybersecurity community, turning the narrative into that of a cybersecurity company being targeted by some of the most talented spies on the planet. The event was just a speed bump on the drive toward the London Stock Exchange, where Avast arrived on May 10, 2018, with a valuation of $3.4 billion. It put Avast amongst the top five largest tech IPOs to ever launch on the LSE. That’s far beyond what Baudis had dreamed was possible back in the 1980s; he says he only wanted a product that would be more popular than his graphics programs: “It’s huge, and it’s a good feeling.” In a bid to expand further, Avast plans to launch its first hardware product for the home this year, Steckler says. The little box will monitor all internet traffic in the home, flagging and potentially blocking incoming threats to Internet of Things (IoT) devices like your refrigerator or your Sonos speakers. “You could do a lot of damage with Alexa,” Baudis warns. The Avast Omni box will be bundled into a yearly subscription that covers computers and cellphones. No other anti-virus rival has gone as deep into the home, and Steckler admits it’s a risk. But according to Frost & Sullivan analyst Tony Massimini, if anyone’s positioned to do it, it’s Avast. “It’s been something people have been talking about, but let’s see if you can actually make it work. I’d think Avast has a pretty good shot at doing that.” Not that Steckler will have a hand in guiding Avast through future challenges. He officially retired at the end of June. He’s been replaced by Ondrej Vlcek, a long-time employee and a Czech native, who recently announced he’ll be taking a $1 yearly pay. He and the board are confident that equity-based incentives and his 2% share in the business will be adequate remuneration. Despite all the changes in strategy and leadership, the ever-shrewd Baudis held on to most of his shares as others around him sold, a significant reason he’s a billionaire and his colleagues aren’t. He owns a 27% stake, compared with Kucera’s 10.5% and Steckler’s 3.3%. People inside and outside Avast praise Baudis’ steady construction of a cyber behemoth over the 30 years since the Velvet Revolution freed Czechoslovakia from communist control. “I’ve known Pavel for 20 years. . . . I have a lot of respect for him as a person and for what he’s built,” says Kaspersky’s Costin Raui, one of the oldest hands in the cybersecurity business. Baudis has also preserved the geeky ethos that helped incubate Avast through all the mergers. “You have to change the whole company—how it works, how it operates—and you still need to keep up the company culture in some way.” That culture is why more than half of Avast’s 1,700 employees work in research and development labs in the Czech Republic and California. And why the original Olivetti that Baudis was hacking on in the late 1980s is kept at the Prague headquarters. As the sun goes down over Prague, Baudis recalls how much the city has changed. “It was all gray in 1990. A lot of buildings were in bad shape. Downtown has changed a lot. It’s really like a zoo or something,” he says, clearly not entirely enamored of the never-ending stream of Brits on bachelor parties. Just before he departs for his country house, Baudis plugs Avast’s foundation, which gives 2% of the company’s profits to worthy causes. One of its focuses is improving palliative care in the Czech Republic. It’s Baudis’ way of giving back to the country that, through the harsh years of communism and latter-day capitalism, helped make him the kind of billionaire he is today. Source
  4. Mine is extremely light, but undoubtedly powerful. Here is my setup: Defensewall ShadowDefender Keyscrambler Sandboxie (custom rules) (A2, SAS, MBAM used rarely, on demand)
  5. AVG Internet Security 2019 - 1 year free license Get a free 1 year AVG Internet Security 2019 license. Comprehensive antivirus with firewall, proactive protection, web protection and new features AVG Internet Security is a comprehensive antivirus that uses the latest methods of machine learning and real-time analysis to identify suspicious activity and prevent threats. In the new version of the antivirus, in order to protect your personal files and privacy, the developers added functions to the program: “Protecting the webcam” and “Protecting against ransomware”. To obtain a free 1 year AVG Internet Security license, you must perform the following steps: 1. Download and install the free version of the antivirus: 210 kb (online installation) 2. After installing the antivirus in the main program window, go to My products AVG> My subscription and press Enter number : 3. Enter the following license number: IBY9X-ESYXT-W4BZQ-QI4WX-A9LI7-INRS3 4. After the antivirus is updated, restart the computer. After the reboot, you will have a trial version of AVG Internet Security 2019 for 1 year free of charge. 5. You can check the expiration date of the subscription in My products menu AVG> My subscription . Terms of the offer License for 1 year, only for home (personal) use. You get free updates for the duration of the license. No free technical support.
  6. Tencent PC Manager 12.3.26601.901 Tencent PC Manager is a free antivirus with real-time protection, and clean, modern GUI. It uses its own Tencent anti-virus engine and cloud protection engine, Tencent system-repair engine and Bitdefender antivirus engine. It protects against malicious sites and downloads, as well as phishing. Internet Shield (Internet Protection) - Online Payment Shield - protection of online payments - Link Scanner - checking and blocking malicious and phishing links. - Search Protection - Web Search Protection System Shield (system protection) - File System Shield - file antivirus - Registry Shield - registry protection - Process Shield - process protection - Drive Shield - driver protection - Hacking Detection - protection against hacking Application Shield (application protection) - Desktop Icon Shield - protection of shortcuts on the desktop - Camera Shield - protection of the web camera - Download Shield - protection against malicious downloads Homepage: https://www.pcmgr-global.com/ Download for XP, 7, 8, 10: https://www.pcmgr-global.com/download.php?do=oem http://glb.dldir2.qq.com/invc/xfspeed/qqpcmgr/PCMgr_Setup_123_26601_901.exe Very light and highly protective: Excellent test results by AV-Comparatives 2019: https://www.av-comparatives.org/tests/real-world-protection-test-february-march-2019-factsheet/ https://www.av-comparatives.org/tests/performance-test-april-2019/
  7. KRT CLUB 2.1.2.69 Homepage: http://krt-club.ru Release Notes: https://pastebin.com/raw/F4ZPjVZG Instructions: 1. Make sure that 'Protection' and 'Self Defence' options of Kaspersky program are disabled. 2. Download the trial reset from the links below. 3. Run the trial reset and click on the button shown below. 4. Confirm the action by selecting Yes and restart. 5. Open Kaspersky and enable protection & Self Defence. 6. Activate trial from program. Download (Language file Added & links updated (English, French, German, Hungarian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese) Site: https://www.upload.ee Sharecode: /files/9162909/KRT_CLUB_2.1.2.69n.zip.html Mirror: Site: https://www.mirrored.to Sharecode: /files/1XFYHQTV/KRT_CLUB_2.1.2.69n.zip_links
  8. hello there, just post this to gift 5 license keys for McAfee Total Protection valid for 15 months - 1 license key which will be linked to an email, and will be available for activate 3 devices like Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux or Android. the licenses are original and provided by me, on this occasion I will only give 5 licenses, but I have more than 50 (I have not really counted them, but I'm sure I have more than 50). according to the record that this post has, I will consider giving away some more licenses. I have read many contests in which they ask for at least 6 months old or some degrees, and I want to change that. 1 month old in the forum is the minimum of inclusive that I can be. The winner will be randomly picked using https://www.random.org/lists/ 1.Must be a member in nsane at least for 1 month. 2.Don't post anything not useful in this topic. ( ex. count me in, thank you, and can I participate posts ) 3.The winner from this draw can't be join any draw for 15 months, (After his license is expired) and according to how this publication comes, I will continue giving away more keys. 4.In order to participate like and thanks the post to see if you are eligible to enter the draw. 5.The draw will be on May 1, 2019. After draw, I will sent a MP to winners to guide how to activate and link the key to their emails. Good Luck.
  9. Loaris Trojan Remover 3.0.83.218 Description: Loaris Trojan Remover is a user-friendly software solution that is capable of finding and dealing with an extensive array of malware, helping you keep your PC clean and your data secure. The application also comes equipped with a handful of utilities that can be used to undo certain modifications made by malware components and gather system info. Intuitive malware scanner that requires a license to clean threats. Loaris Trojan Remover is certainly an intuitive piece of software, as any user should be able to figure out how to run a scan and clean their PC in no time at all. The interface features a modern, tidy layout, and nothing looks out of place. Undo changes made by malware and compile a system report It is well known that malware components can change your browser settings, make modifications to the hosts file or even block Windows updates. This application enables you to reset everything with just a few mouse clicks. Additionally, Loaris Trojan Remover is capable of generating a comprehensive system log that includes all running processes, services and startup items, which can be very helpful for diagnosing issues. Offers a decent number of customization options Of course, you can determine how detected items should be managed, whether you want to mark them as false positives, ignore them, delete them or move them to the quarantine. Multiple scanning parameters can be customized, and the program also allows you to add items to the ignore list to prevent them from being analyzed. All in all, Loaris Trojan Remover is a useful anti-malware tool that doesn’t offer any groundbreaking features but can certainly help you clean your PC and keep it malware-free. It sports a modern, intuitive UI, and it is very novice-friendly. Features: Removing of complex threats requiring system-level operation (backdoor, rootkit, etc.) Ignore list Removable scan type Additional tools Use connection via proxy Homepage: https://loaris.com OS: Windows Language: Multilingual Original Installer (67.9 MB): http://cdn.loaris.com/setup-ltr-3.0.83.exe Patches All Edition By MrSzzS (2.93 MB): Download: ///////////////// Site: https://www.upload.ee Sharecode[?]: /files/9455925/Patch_All_Edition__MrSzzS_.zip.html Site: https://mega.nz Sharecode[?]: /#!ldFUnIBB!8xeUBxWMXdxGNEFrcmvqAJt4Fag68A65PE01r0Ffmig Loaris Trojan Remover Corporate 3.0.83.218 Repack & Portable (64.3 MB) Repack Features: - Preactivated - All Loaris languages - Portable included - Database updated Download: ////////////////// Site: https://cloud.mail.ru Sharecode[?]: /public/kSM8/3xGcUm8D7
  10. The free antivirus market has been dominated for years by several well known and popular names, it’s also an area where new products traditionally struggle to make any impact. The one exception in recent times is probably Panda Security, whose free cloud-based antivirus has not only proved to be effective but also gained a solid following. With new (reputable) alternatives as scarce as rocking horse manure, I was pleasantly surprised to see that security company Sophos has now joined the fray with a free antivirus called Sophos Home. Who is Sophos? For those who may not be familiar with he name; Sophos is a well established security company with 30 years experience in the industry. Originally founded in the UK (in 1985) Sophos has since expanded its operations worldwide, including across the South Pacific, US, Canada, and Europe. Sophos has primarily concentrated on providing IT and enterprise solutions for large companies, including the likes of Xerox, Ford, Avis, and Toshiba. As you can deduce from the information above, Sophos is no small concern, according to Sophos… “our products help secure the networks used by 100 million people in 150 countries and 100,000 businesses.” So, when a reputable company like Sophos offers a free antivirus solution for home users, one tends to sit up and take notice. Introducing Sophos Home Sophos Home can be installed on up to 10 computers per account, all managed from a central online console – or “dashboard”. As is the norm with cloud-based management, the first requirement is setting up an account. Once you’ve set up your account and logged in you can then access your dashboard and get things rolling: You won’t be able to download and install the software until you reach this stage. So, the next step is obviously to click the Install button under “Add this Computer”. Initial download is 14.7Mb but more files will be downloaded during the installation process so you must be connected to the internet. Once the installation process has completed you’ll see the Sophos Home icon displayed in the system tray, right clicking the icon presents two options… 1) Open Sophos Home and 2) Update now. Clicking Open Sophos Home will display the program’s interface: As you can see from the above screenshot, the interface is extremely minimal, with seemingly no provision to access settings or change preferences. That’s because, as mentioned earlier, everything is managed in the cloud from within a central Dashboard. Click on the Home Dashboard button, log-in to your account, and you’ll see that the PC on which you just installed the software is now listed: Sophos Home – Settings Click on the name (in this case “WIN-DBSOUN7751H”) to view and manage settings for that particular device. Sophos home includes just three components each of which can be individually switched on or off – Automatic Virus Protection (or real-time protection), Detect Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) in real-time, and Web Protection: Obviously you’ll want to keep real-time protection enabled. However, the option to turn if off temporarily can come in handy for certain situations. Scroll down the settings a little further and you’ll come across what I consider to be one of Sophos Home’s most beneficial features – web content filtering: This would be particularly useful in a family situation where children are involved. A parent creates the master account, then installs Sophos Home on the children’s PCs. From there, the parent has complete control over what content the children are allowed to view and can customize filtering per computer to suit each child individually. This is something which I firmly believe should be included with ALL antivirus products. The settings page also provides options to set exceptions for items that Sophos Home would otherwise block… … as well as providing a useful overview of any suspicious activity associated with each computer under Sophos Home’s protection: Example only Bottom Line It’s way too early yet to get a handle on Sophos Home’s overall efficacy. However, emanating from a well established and reputable security company with a history of providing commercial grade antivirus solutions, I’d be surprised if it doesn’t do the job very nicely. Also, not sure how relevant it might be but Sophos Free Antivirus for Mac recently scored a perfect 100% detection rate from the well respected AV-TEST: I installed Sophos Home in Windows 10 Insider Preview a few weeks ago and what I can tell you is that it is very light on resources, unobtrusive, and extremely simple to work with. If you’re anything like myself and getting to the stage where you’re fed up with the increasing bloat, constant nag screens, underhanded tactics to monetize, and other sundry irritations generally associated with free antivirus solutions, Sophos Home could be an alternative well worth considering – and the built-in customizable web content filter is a terrific feature for families. Links: Access the Sophos Home website here: https://www.sophos.com/en-us/lp/sophos-home.aspx Make sure to check out the Sophos Home “Getting Started” page here: https://home.sophos.com/getting_started Article source
  11. Bitdefender 2019 - Stable - Final - Online/Offline Standalone Installers For Windows[x86 & x64] More Info/Official News: https://www.bitdefender.com/news/bitdefender-new-security-line-will-stop-most-sophisticated-attacks-3533.html BD 2019 Home/Home Office Forum: https://forum.bitdefender.com/index.php?/forum/536-bitdefender-2019-products/ BD TS 2019 Support: https://www.bitdefender.com/consumer/support/product/26925/ Improvements in BD 2019: https://www.bitdefender.com/consumer/support/answer/13353/ Changelog - gathered by Wortex/bitdefender forum: https://www.bitdefender.com/media/html/consumer/new/launch2019-opt/ Online Installers: Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2019 Online: https://download.bitdefender.com/windows/installer/en-us/bitdefender_antivirus.exe XP | Vista: https://download.bitdefender.com/windows/installer/en-us/xp-vista/bitdefender_antivirus.exe Bitdefender Internet Security 2019 Online: https://download.bitdefender.com/windows/installer/en-us/bitdefender_isecurity.exe XP | Vista: https://download.bitdefender.com/windows/installer/en-us/xp-vista/bitdefender_isecurity.exe Bitdefender Total Security 2019 Online: https://download.bitdefender.com/windows/installer/en-us/bitdefender_tsecurity.exe XP | Vista: https://download.bitdefender.com/windows/installer/en-us/xp-vista/bitdefender_tsecurity.exe Offline Installers and Install Guide: Bitdefender 2019 Offline Installation Guide: Bitdefender 2019 AV Plus / Internet Security / Total Security - Standalone Installers [Windows]: 32bit [x86] - [Size: 428 MB]: https://download.bitdefender.com/windows/desktop/connect/cl/2019/all/bitdefender_ts_23_32b.exe 64bit [x64] - [Size: 456 MB]: https://download.bitdefender.com/windows/desktop/connect/cl/2019/all/bitdefender_ts_23_64b.exe Bitdefender Agent - 2019 - Universal [Same Agent for AV Plus / IS / TS]: Screenshots: Install Notes: Precaution Note: If you've already installed older version of Bitdefender[incl. 2016 version], we are sure that you'll lose your settings. Please take note of configuration, settings. whitelisted files and links. Also read the support page link above for upgrade/install Bitdefender 2019. Download and Install Bitdefender Agent. When it starts downloading the install files, Stop/Close it immediately. Note: Check whether there the Agent is installed only once in "Add/Remove Programs" or "Programs & Features". Note: Check in "Program Files" for folder named "Bitdefender Agent". Now, start installing offline installer and proceed with installation. Note: Please choose respective download link based on architecture x86/x64 for smooth installation. Note: Don't worry about AV Plus/IS/TS. The installer automatically modifies the installation depending on the license you entered. Once installation is done, configure accordingly for best protection and to avoid files from getting deleted. Configure Whitelist files and links if you have any. It is better to keep note of the configured settings for future use. User Guide: Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2019: https://download.bitdefender.com/resources/media/materials/2019/userguides/en_EN/bitdefender_av_2019_userguide_en.pdf Bitdefender Internet Security 2019: https://download.bitdefender.com/resources/media/materials/2019/userguides/en_EN/bitdefender_is_2019_userguide_en.pdf Bitdefender Total Security 2019: https://download.bitdefender.com/resources/media/materials/2019/userguides/en_EN/bitdefender_ts_2019_userguide_en.pdf Uninstall Tool: Uninstall Tools Home: https://www.bitdefender.com/site/view/uninstall_consumer_paid.html Uninstall Tool For Bitdefender 2018 Products: https://www.bitdefender.com/files/KnowledgeBase/file/Bitdefender_2018_UninstallTool.exe NOTE: Bitdefender 2018 Uninstall Tool require KB2999226. If you didn't install, you'll get error "api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll" missing. You can download it here - KB2999226 Uninstall Tool For Bitdefender 2017 Products: http://www.bitdefender.com/files/KnowledgeBase/file/Bitdefender_2017_UninstallTool.exe NOTE: Bitdefender 2017 Uninstall Tool require KB2999226. If you didn't install, you'll get error "api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll" missing. You can download it here - KB2999226 Uninstall Tool For Bitdefender 2016 Products: http://www.bitdefender.com/files/KnowledgeBase/file/Bitdefender_2016_UninstallTool.exe Uninstall Tool For Bitdefender 2015 / 2014 / 2013 Products: http://www.bitdefender.com/files/KnowledgeBase/file/The_New_Bitdefender_UninstallTool.exe Uninstall Tool For Bitdefender 2012 Products and Earlier: http://www.bitdefender.com/files/KnowledgeBase/file/BitDefender_Uninstall_Tool.exe @[email protected] my revealed new ac extn method - modified as Jedi II 2018 TR tool by Jedi/Polylak work with 2019? If not, check TR release 2019. Thanks.
  12. tigerjack

    KMSAuto and Kaspersky

    Today I downloaded KMSAuto ++ 1.5.4 and Kaspersky reported as dangerous KMSAuto ++.exe and immediately deleted it. This does not happen with version 1.5.1. But not only that, it is reported as dangerous and then disinfected the file C: \ Windows \files\ bin \ kmss.exe. For any clarification Kaspersky refers to the page: https://threats.kaspersky.com/en/threat/HackTool.Win32.KMSAuto/ Do we have to start worrying? Or do we talk about different things? Or is it just my problem? THX
  13. Loaris Trojan Remover 3.0.75.210 Description: Loaris Trojan Remover is a user-friendly software solution that is capable of finding and dealing with an extensive array of malware, helping you keep your PC clean and your data secure. The application also comes equipped with a handful of utilities that can be used to undo certain modifications made by malware components and gather system info. Intuitive malware scanner that requires a license to clean threats. Loaris Trojan Remover is certainly an intuitive piece of software, as any user should be able to figure out how to run a scan and clean their PC in no time at all. The interface features a modern, tidy layout, and nothing looks out of place. Undo changes made by malware and compile a system report It is well known that malware components can change your browser settings, make modifications to the hosts file or even block Windows updates. This application enables you to reset everything with just a few mouse clicks. Additionally, Loaris Trojan Remover is capable of generating a comprehensive system log that includes all running processes, services and startup items, which can be very helpful for diagnosing issues. Offers a decent number of customization options Of course, you can determine how detected items should be managed, whether you want to mark them as false positives, ignore them, delete them or move them to the quarantine. Multiple scanning parameters can be customized, and the program also allows you to add items to the ignore list to prevent them from being analyzed. All in all, Loaris Trojan Remover is a useful anti-malware tool that doesn’t offer any groundbreaking features but can certainly help you clean your PC and keep it malware-free. It sports a modern, intuitive UI, and it is very novice-friendly. Features: Removing of complex threats requiring system-level operation (backdoor, rootkit, etc.) Ignore list Removable scan type Additional tools Use connection via proxy Homepage: https://loaris.com OS: Windows Language: Multilingual Screenshot: Original Installer (62 MB): http://cdn.loaris.com/setup-ltr-3.0.75.exe Patches All Edition By MrSzzS (2.93 MB): Download: ///////////////// Site: https://www.upload.ee Sharecode[?]: /files/9455925/Patch_All_Edition__MrSzzS_.zip.html Site: https://mega.nzSharecode[?]: /#!ldFUnIBB!8xeUBxWMXdxGNEFrcmvqAJt4Fag68A65PE01r0Ffmig Loaris Trojan Remover Corporate 3.0.75.210 Repack & Portable (59.1 MB) Repack Features: - Preactivated - All Loaris languages - Portable included Download: ////////////////// Site: https://mega.nzSharecode[?]: /#!BRUhRQqR!T9ldA9cw7HxF1fGLo3K2aUuZkjBUP4o98Ic6wGMYtHw
  14. malakai1911

    Comprehensive Security Guide

    Comprehensive Security Guide NOTE: As of 1/1/2019 this guide is out of date. Until parts are rewritten, consider the below for historical reference only. i. Foreword The primary purpose of this guide is to offer a concise list of best-of-breed software and advice on selected areas of computer security. The secondary purpose of this guide is to offer limited advice on other areas of security. The target audience is an intermediately skilled user of home computers. Computer software listed are the freeware versions when possible or have free versions available. If there are no free versions available for a particular product, it is noted with the "$" symbol. The guide is as well formatted as I could make it, within the confines of a message board post. ii. Table of Contents i. Foreword ii. Table of Contents 1. Physical Security a. Home b. Computer c. Personal 2. Network Security a. Hardware Firewall b. Software Firewall 3. Hardening Windows a. Pre-install Hardening b. Post-install Hardening c. Alternative Software d. Keep Windows Up-To-Date 4. Anti-Malware a. Anti-Virus b. HIPS / Proactive Defense c. Malware Removal 5. Information and Data Security a. Privacy / Anonymity b. Encryption c. Backup, Erasure and Recovery d. Access Control (Passwords, Security Tokens) 6. Conclusion 1. Physical Security I just wanted to touch on a few things in the realm of physical security, and you should investigate physical and personal security in places other than here. a. Home How would you break in to your own home? Take a close look at your perimeter security and work inwards. Make sure fences or gates aren't easy to climb over or bypass. The areas outside your home should be well lit, and motion sensor lights and walkway lights make nice additions to poorly lit areas. If possible, your home should have a security system featuring hardwired door and window sensors, motion detectors, and audible sirens (indoor and outdoor). Consider integrated smoke and carbon monoxide detectors for safety. Don't overlook monitoring services, so the police or fire department can be automatically called during an emergency. Invest in good locks for your home, I recommend Medeco and Schlage Primus locks highly. Both Medeco and Schlage Primus locks are pick-resistant, bump-proof, and have key control (restricted copying systems). Exterior doors should be made of steel or solid-core wood and each should have locking hardware (locking doorknob or handle), an auxiliary lock (mortise deadbolt) with a reinforced strike plate, and a chain. Consider a fireproof (and waterproof) safe for the storage of important documents and valuables. A small safe can be carried away during a robbery, and simply opened at another location later, so be sure and get a safe you can secure to a physical structure (in-wall, in-floor, or secured to something reasonably considered immovable). You may be able to hide or obscure the location of your safe in order to obtain some additional security, but don't make it cumbersome for yourself to access. b. Computer Computers are easy to just pick up and take away, so the only goal you should have is to deter crimes of opportunity. For desktop computers, you may bring your desktop somewhere and an attacker may not be interested in the entire computer, but perhaps just an expensive component (video card) or your data (hard drive), and for that I suggest a well-built case with a locking side and locking front panel. There are a variety of case security screws available (I like the ones from Enermax (UC-SST8) as they use a special tool), or you can use screws with less common bits (such as tamper resistant Torx screws) to secure side panels and computer components. There are also cable lock systems available for desktop computers to secure them to another object. For laptop computers, you are going to be primarily concerned about a grab-and-go type robbery. There are a variety of security cables available from Kensington, which lock into the Kensington lock slot found on nearly all laptops, which you can use to secure it to another object (a desk or table, for example). Remember though, even if it's locked to something with a cable, it doesn't make it theft-proof, so keep an eye on your belongings. c. Personal Always be aware of your surroundings. Use your judgment, if you feel an area or situation is unsafe, avoid it altogether or get away as quickly and safely as possible. Regarding hand to hand combat, consider a self-defense course. Don't screw around with traditional martial arts (Karate, Aikido, Kung-Fu), and stay away from a McDojo. You should consider self-defense techniques like Krav Maga if you are serious about self defense in a real life context. I generally don't advocate carrying a weapon on your person (besides the legal mess that may be involved with use of a weapon, even for self-defense, an attacker could wrestle away a weapon and use it against you). If you choose to carry any type of weapon on your person for self-defense, I advise you to take a training course (if applicable) and to check with and follow the laws within the jurisdiction you decide to possess or carry such weapons. Dealing with the Police Be sure to read Know Your Rights: What to Do If You're Stopped by the Police a guide by the ACLU, and apply it. Its advice is for within the jurisdiction of the US but may apply generally elsewhere, consult with a lawyer for legal advice. You should a;so watch the popular video "Don't talk to the police!" by Prof. James Duane of the Regent University Law School for helpful instructions on what to do and say when questioned by the police: (Mirror: regent.edu) Travelling Abroad Be sure and visit the State Department or Travel Office for your home country before embarking on a trip abroad. Read any travel warnings or advisories, and they are a wealth of information for travelers (offering guides, checklists, and travel advice): (US, UK, CA). 2. Network Security As this is a guide geared towards a home or home office network, the central theme of network security is going to be focused around having a hardware firewall behind your broadband modem, along with a software firewall installed on each client. Since broadband is a 24/7 connection to the internet, you are constantly at risk of attack, making both a hardware and software firewall absolutely essential. a. Hardware Firewall A hardware firewall (router) is very important. Consider the hardware firewall as your first line of defense. Unfortunately, routers (usually) aren't designed to block outbound attempts from trojans and viruses, which is why it is important to use a hardware firewall in conjunction with a software firewall. Be sure that the firewall you choose features SPI (Stateful Packet Inspection). Highly Recommended I recommend Wireless AC (802.11ac) equipment, as it is robust and widely available. Wireless AC is backwards compatible with the earlier Wireless N (802.11n) G (802.11g) and B (802.11b) standards. 802.11ac supports higher speeds and longer distances than the previous standards, making it highly attractive. I generally recommend wireless networking equipment from Ubiquiti or Asus. Use WPA2/WPA with AES if possible, and a passphrase with a minimum of 12 characters. If you are really paranoid, use a strong random password and remember to change it every so often. Alternatives A spare PC running SmoothWall or IPCop, with a pair of NIC's and a switch can be used to turn a PC into a fully functional firewall. b. Software Firewall A software firewall nicely compliments a hardware firewall such as those listed above. In addition to protecting you from inbound intrusion attempts, it also gives you a level of outbound security by acting as a gateway for applications looking to access the internet. Programs you want can access the internet, while ones you don't are blocked. Do not use multiple software firewalls simultaneously. You can actually make yourself less secure by running two or more software firewall products at once, as they can conflict with one another. Check out Matousec Firewall Challenge for a comparison of leak tests among top firewall vendors. Leaktests are an important way of testing outbound filtering effectiveness. Highly Recommended Comodo Internet Security Comodo is an easy to use, free firewall that provides top-notch security. I highly recommend this as a first choice firewall. While it includes Antivirus protection, I advise to install it as firewall-only and use an alternate Antivirus. Alternatives Agnitum Outpost Firewall Free A free personal firewall that is very secure. Be sure to check out the Outpost Firewall Forums, to search, and ask questions if you have any problems. Online Armor Personal Firewall Free Online Armor Personal Firewall makes another great choice for those who refuse to run Comodo or Outpost. Online Armor 3. Hardening Windows Windows can be made much more secure by updating its components, and changing security and privacy related settings. a. Pre-install Hardening Pre-install hardening has its primary focus on integrating the latest available service packs and security patches. Its secondary focus is applying whatever security setting tweaks you can integrate. By integrating patches and tweaks, you will be safer from the first boot. Step 1 - Take an original Windows disc (Windows 7 or later) and copy it to a folder on your hard drive so you can work with the install files. Step 2 - Slipstream the latest available service pack. Slipstreaming is a term for integrating the latest service pack into your copy of windows. Step 3 - Integrate the latest available post-service pack updates. This can be done with a utility such as nLite or vLite, and post-service pack updates may be available in an unofficial collection (such as the RyanVM Update Pack for XP). Step 4 - Use nLite (Windows 2000/XP) or vLite (Windows Vista/7) to customize your install. Remove unwanted components and services, and use the tweaks section of nLite/vLite to apply some security and cosmetic tweaks. Step 5 - Burn your newly customized CD, and install Windows. Do not connect the computer to a network until you install a software firewall and anti-virus. b. Post-Install Hardening If you have followed the pre-install hardening section, then your aim will be to tweak settings to further lock down windows. If you hadn't installed from a custom CD, you will need to first update to the latest service pack, then install incremental security patches to become current. After updating, you'll then disable unneeded Windows services, perform some security tweaks, and use software such as xpy to tweak privacy options. Disable Services Start by disabling unneeded or unnecessary services. By disabling services you will minimize potential security risks, and use fewer resources (which may make your system slightly faster). Some good guides on disabling unnecessary services are available at Smallvoid: Windows 2000 / Windows XP / Windows Vista. Some commonly disabled services: Alerter, Indexing, Messenger, Remote Registry, TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper, and Telnet. Security Tweaks I highly recommend using a strong Local Security Policy template as an easy way to tweak windows security options, followed by the registry. Use my template (security.inf) to easily tweak your install for enhanced security (Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7): 1. Save the following attachment: (Download Link Soon!) 2. Extract the files. 3. Apply the Security Policy automatically by running the included "install.bat" file. 4. (Optional) Apply your policy manually using the following command: [ secedit /configure /db secedit.sdb /cfg "C:\<Path To Security.inf>\<template>.inf" ] then refresh your policy using the following the command:[ secedit /refreshpolicy machine_policy ] (Windows 2000), [ gpupdate ] (Windows XP/Vista/7) This template will disable automatic ("administrative") windows shares, prevent anonymous log on access to system resources, disable (weak) LM Password Hashes and enable NTLMv2, disable DCOM, harden the Windows TCP/IP Stack, and much more. Unfortunately my template can't do everything, you will still need to disable NetBIOS over TCP (NetBT), enable Data Execution Prevention (AlwaysOn), and perform other manual tweaks that you may use. Privacy Tweaks xpy (Windows 2000/XP) and vispa (Windows Vista/7) These utilities are great for modifying privacy settings. They supersede XP AntiSpy because they include all of XP Anti-Spy's features and more. You should use them in conjunction with the security tweaks I've listed above. c. Alternative Software Another simple way of mitigating possible attack vectors is to use software that is engineered with better or open security processes. These products are generally more secure and offer more features then their Microsoft counterparts. Highly Recommended Google Chrome (Web Browser) Mozilla Thunderbird (Email Client) OpenOffice.org (Office Suite) Alternatives Mozilla Firefox (Web Browser) Google Docs (Online) (Office Suite) Firefox Additions Mozilla has a Privacy & Security add-on section. There are a variety of add-ons that may appeal to you (such as NoScript). And although these aren't strictly privacy related, I highly recommend the AdBlock Plus add-on, with the EasyList and EasyPrivacy filtersets. d. Keep Windows Up-To-Date Speaking of keeping up-to-date, do yourself a favor and upgrade to at least Windows XP (for older PC's) and Windows 7 (or later) for newer PC's. Be sure to keep up-to-date on your service packs, they're a comprehensive collection of security patches and updates, and some may add minor features. Microsoft Windows Service Packs Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 with Unofficial Security Rollup Package Windows XP Service Pack 3 with Unofficial Security Rollup Package Windows XP x64 Service Pack 2 with Unofficial Security Rollup Package Windows Vista Service Pack 2 Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Microsoft Office Service Packs Office 2000 Service Pack 3 with the Office 2007 Compatibility Pack (SP3). Office XP (2002) Service Pack 3 with the Office 2007 Compatibility Pack (SP3). Office 2003 Service Pack 3 with the Office 2007 Compatibility Pack (SP3) and Office File Validation add-in. Office 2007 Service Pack 3 with the Office File Validation add-in. Office 2010 Service Pack 1 After the service pack, you still need to keep up-to-date on incremental security patches. Windows supports Automatic Updates to automatically update itself. However, if you don't like Automatic Updates: You can use WindowsUpdate to update windows periodically (Must use IE5 or greater, must have BITS service enabled), or you can use MS Technet Security to search for and download patches individually, or you can use Autopatcher, an unofficial updating utility. In addition to security patches, remember to keep virus definitions up-to-date (modern virus scanners support automatic updates so this should not be a problem), and stay current with latest program versions and updates, including your replacement internet browser and mail clients. 4. Anti-Malware There are many dangers lurking on the internet. Trojans, viruses, spyware. If you are a veteran user of the internet, you've probably developed a sixth-sense when it comes to avoiding malware, but I advocate backing up common sense with reliable anti-malware software. a. Anti-Virus Picking a virus scanner is important, I highly recommend Nod32, but there are good alternatives these days. Check out AV Comparatives for a comparison of scanning effectiveness and speed among top AV vendors. Highly Recommended Nod32 Antivirus $ I recommend Nod32 as a non-free Antivirus. Features excellent detection rates and fast scanning speed. Nod32 has a great heuristic engine that is good at spotting unknown threats. Very resource-friendly and historically known for using less memory than other AV's. There is a 30 day free trial available. Alternatives Avira AntiVir Personal I recommend Avira as a free Antivirus. Avira is a free AV with excellent detection rates and fast scanning speed. (Kaspersky no longer recommended, due to espionage concerns.) Online-Scanners Single File Scanning Jotti Online Malware Scan or VirusTotal These scanners can run a single file through a large number of different Antivirus/Antimalware suites in order to improve detection rates. Highly recommended. Whole PC Scanning ESET Online Scanner Nod32 Online Antivirus is pretty good, ActiveX though, so IE only. There is a beta version available that works with Firefox and Opera. b. HIPS / Proactive Defense Host-based intrusion prevention systems (HIPS) work by disallowing malware from modifying critical parts of the Operating System without permission. Classic (behavioral) HIPS software will prompt the user for interaction before allowing certain system modifications, allowing you stop malware in its tracks, whereas Virtualization-based HIPS works primarily by sandboxing executables. Although HIPS is very effective, the additional setup and prompts are not worth the headache for novice users (which may take to just clicking 'allow' to everything and defeating the purpose altogether). I only recommend HIPS for intermediate or advanced users that require a high level of security. Highly Recommended I highly recommend firewall-integrated HIPS solutions. Comodo Defense+ is a classic HIPS built into Comodo Internet Security, and provides a very good level of protection. Outpost and Online Armor provide their own HIPS solutions, and the component control features of the firewalls are powerful enough to keep unwanted applications from bypassing or terminating the firewall. If you want to use a different HIPS, you can disable the firewall HIPS module and use an alternative below. Alternatives Stand-alone HIPS solutions are good for users who either don't like the firewall built-in HIPS (and disable the firewall HIPS), or use a firewall without HIPS features. HIPS based on Behavior (Classic) ThreatFire ThreatFire provides a strong, free behavioral HIPS that works well in conjunction with Antivirus and Firewall suites to provide additional protection. HIPS based on Virtualization DefenseWall HIPS $ DefenseWall is a strong and easy-to-use HIPS solution that uses sandboxing for applications that access the internet. GeSWall Freeware GeSWall makes a nice free addition to the HIPS category, like DefenseWall it also uses sandboxing for applications that access the internet. Dealing with Suspicious Executables You can run suspicious executables in a full featured Virtual Machine (such as VMware) or using a standalone sandbox utility (such as Sandboxie) if you are in doubt of what it may do (though, you may argue that you shouldn't be running executables you don't trust anyway). A more advanced approach to examining a suspicious executable is to run it through Anubis, a tool for analyzing the behavior of Windows executables. It displays a useful report with things the executable does (files read, registry modifications performed, etc.), which will give you insight as to how it works. c. Malware Removal I recommend running all malware removal utilities on-demand (not resident). With a firewall, virus scanner, HIPS, and some common sense, you won't usually get to the point of needing to remove malware... but sometimes things happen, perhaps unavoidably, and you'll need to remove some pretty nasty stuff from a computer. Highly Recommended Anti-Spyware Spybot Search & Destroy Spybot S&D has been around a long time, and is very effective in removing spyware and adware. I personally install and use both Spybot & Ad-Aware, but I believe that Spybot S&D has the current edge in overall detection and usability. Anti-Trojan Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Malwarebytes has a good trojan detector here, and scans fast. Anti-Rootkit Rootkit Unhooker RKU is a very advanced rootkit detection utility. Alternatives Anti-Spyware Ad-Aware Free Edition Ad-Aware is a fine alternative to Spybot S&D, its scanning engine is slower but it is both effective and popular. Anti-Trojan a-squared (a2) Free a-squared is a highly reputable (and free) trojan scanner. Anti-Rootkit IceSword (Mirror) IceSword is one of the most capable and advanced rootkit detectors available. 5. Information and Data Security Data can be reasonably protected using encryption and a strong password, but you will never have complete and absolute anonymity on the internet as long as you have an IP address. a. Privacy / Anonymity Anonymity is elusive. Some of the following software can help you achieve a more anonymous internet experience, but you also must be vigilant in protecting your own personal information. If you use social networking sites, use privacy settings to restrict public access to your profile, and only 'friend' people you know in real life. Don't use (or make any references to) any of your aliases or anonymous handles on any websites that have any of your personal information (Facebook, Amazon, etc..). You should opt-out from information sharing individually for all banks and financial institutions you do business with using their privacy policy choices. You should opt-out of preapproved credit offers (US), unsolicited commercial mail and email (US, UK, CA), and put your phone numbers on the "Do Not Call" list (US, UK, CA). Highly Recommended Simply install and use Tor with Vidalia to surf the internet anonymously. It's free, only downside is it's not terribly fast, but has fairly good anonymity, so it's a tradeoff. Keep in mind its for anonymity not for security, so make sure sites you put passwords in are SSL encrypted (and have valid SSL certificates), and remember that all end point traffic can be sniffed. You can use the Torbutton extension for Firefox to easily toggle on/off anonymous browsing. POP3/IMAP and P2P software won't work through Tor, so keep that in mind. Portable Anonymous Browsing The Tor Project now has a "Zero-Install Bundle" which includes Portable Firefox and Tor with Vidalia to surf anonymously from a USB memory stick pretty much anywhere with the internet. It also includes Pidgin with OTR for encrypted IM communications. Note: These won't protect you from Trojans/Keyloggers/Viruses on insecure public terminals. Never type important passwords or login to important accounts on a public computer unless it is absolutely necessary! Alternatives I2P functions similar to Tor, allowing you to surf the general internet with anonymity. IPREDator $ is a VPN that can be used to anonymize P2P/BitTorrent downloads. Freenet is notable, but not for surfing the general internet, it's its own network with its own content. b. Encryption For most people, encryption may be unnecessary. But if you have a laptop, or any sort of sensitive data (whether it be trade secrets, corporate documents, legal or medical documents) then you can't beat the kind of protection that encryption will offer. There are a variety of options available today, including a lot of software not listed here. A word to the wise, please, please don't fall for snake oil, use well established applications that use time tested (and unbroken) ciphers. Regardless of what software you use, the following "what to pick" charts will apply universally. If you have to pick an encryption cipher: Best: AES (Rijndael) (128-bit block size) Better: Twofish (128-bit block size), Serpent (128-bit block size) Good: RC6 (128-bit block size) Depreciated: Blowfish (64-bit block size), CAST5 (CAST-128) (64-bit block size), Triple-DES (64-bit block size) When encrypting large volumes of data, it is important to pick a cipher that has a block size of at least 128-bytes. This affords you protection for up to 2^64x16 bytes (264 exabytes) . 64-bit block ciphers only afford protection of up to 2^32x8 bytes (32 gigabytes) so using it as a full disk or whole disk encryption cipher is not recommended. The depreciated list is only because some of you might be stuck using software that only supports older encryption methods, so I've ordered it from what I feel is best to worst (though all three that are on there are pretty time tested and if properly implemented, quite secure). If you have to pick a hash to use: Best: Whirlpool (512-bit) Better: SHA-512 (512-bit), SHA-256 (256-bit) Good: Tiger2/Tiger (192-bit), RIPEMD-160 (160-bit) Depreciated: RIPEMD-128, SHA-1, MD-5. With all the recent advances in cryptanalysis (specifically with work on hash collisions) These days I wouldn't trust any hash that is less than 160-bits on principle. To be on the safe side, use a 192-bit, 256-bit, or 512-bit hash where available. There will be cases where your only options are insecure hashes, in which case I've ordered the "depreciated" list from best to worst (they are all varying levels of insecure). Many older hashes (MD4, MD2, RIPEMD(original), and others) are totally broken, and are not to be used. A quick software rundown, these applications are popular and trusted: Highly Recommended Freeware Whole Disk Encryption TrueCrypt Based upon E4M, TrueCrypt is a full featured disk encryption suite, and can even be run off a USB memory stick. TrueCrypt supports the whole disk encryption of Windows, with pre-boot authentication. Very nice. If you can't use whole-disk encryption (WDE), you can use the TCTEMP add-on to encrypt your swapfile, temp files and print spooler, and you can use the TCGINA add-on to encrypt your windows home directory. (Note: TCTEMP/TCGINA is less secure than WDE, and only preferable if WDE is not an option. WDE is highly recommended.) Freeware PKI Encryption GnuPG (GPG) GnuPG provides public-key encryption, including key generation and maintenance, signing and checking documents and email messages, and encryption and decryption of documents and email messages. Freeware Email Encryption Enigmail Enigmail is truly a work of art, it integrates with GnuPG and provides seamless support for encryption and decryption of email messages, and can automatically check PGP signed documents for validity. (Enigmail requires both Mozilla Thunderbird and GnuPG) Alternatives Encryption Suite (with Whole Disk and Email Encryption) PGP Full Disk Encryption $ PGP provides public-key encryption, including key generation and maintenance, signing and checking documents and email messages, encryption and decryption of documents and email messages, volume disk encryption, whole disk encryption, outlook integration, and instant messenger encryption support. c. Backup, Erasure and Recovery // This section is under construction. Backups Your data might be safe from prying eyes, but what if you are affected by hardware failure, theft, flood or fire? Regular backups of your important data can help you recover from a disaster. You should consider encryption of your backups for enhanced security. Local Backup Cobian Backup Cobian Backup is a fully-featured freeware backup utility. SyncBack Freeware, Macrium Reflect Free SyncBack Freeware and Macrium Reflect Free are feature-limited freeware backup utilities. Off-site Backup SkyDrive (25GB, filesize limited to 100MB), box.net (5GB) SkyDrive and box.net offer free online storage, useful for easy offsite backups. Be sure to utilize encrypted containers for any sensitive documents. Data Destruction It would be better to have your data residing in an encrypted partition, but sometimes that may not be possible. When sanitizing a hard drive, I recommend using a quality Block Erase tool like DBAN followed by a run-through with ATA Secure Erase if you really want a drive squeaky clean. Block erasing is good for data you can normally reach, but ATA secure erase can hit areas of the drive block erasers can't. As for multiple overwrite passes, there is no proof that data overwritten even one time can be recovered by professional data recovery corporations. For moderate security, a single pseudorandom block-erase pass (random-write) followed by an ATA Secure Erase pass (zero-write) is sufficient to thwart any attempts at data recovery. For a high level of security, a "DoD Short (3 pass)" block-erase pass followed by an ATA Enhanced Secure Erase will ensure no recovery is possible. Single-File/Free Space Erase If you are interested in just erasing single files or wiping free space, you can use the Eraser utility. Block Erase For hard drive block-erasure, use DBAN. ATA Secure Erase For ATA Secure Erasing, use the CMRR Secure Erase Utility. CMRR Secure Erase Protocols (.pdf) http://cmrr.ucsd.edu...seProtocols.pdf NIST Guidelines for Media Sanitation (.pdf) - http://csrc.nist.gov...800-88_rev1.pdf File Recovery Software This is kind of the opposite of data destruction. Keep in mind no software utility can recover properly overwritten data, so if it's overwritten there is no recovery. Highly Recommended Recuva Recuva is an easy to use GUI-based recovery utility. Alternatives TestDisk and PhotoRec These tools are powerful command-line recovery utilities. TestDisk can recover partitions, and PhotoRec is for general file recovery. Ontrack EasyRecovery Professional $ EasyRecovery is one of the best paid utilites for file recovery. d. Access Control (Passwords, Security Tokens) // This section is under construction. Secure Passwords //Section under construction. Your security is only as strong as its weakest password. There are a few basic rules to follow when creating a strong password. Length - Passwords should be at least 12 characters long. When possible, use a password of 12 or more characters, or a "passphrase". If you are limited to using less than 12 characters, you should try and make your password as long as allowable. Complexity - Passwords should have an element of complexity, a combination of upper and lowercase characters, numbers, and symbols will make your passwords much harder to guess, and harder to bruteforce. Uniqueness - Passwords should avoid containing common dictionary words, names, birthdays, or any identification related to you (social security, drivers license, or phone numbers for example). Secret - If you have a password of the utmost importance, do not write it down. Do not type them in plain view of another person or share them with anyone. Avoid use of the same password in multiple places. Security Tokens Security Tokens are cryptographic devices that allow for two-factor authentication. Google Titan Yubikey 5 Series 6. Conclusion And here we are at the end! I would like to thank all of you for taking the time to read my guide, it's a few (slow) years in the making and I've kept it up to date. This guide is always changing, so check back from time to time. 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