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Process Guard Alternative

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#1 abanerji


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Posted 20 September 2007 - 02:34 PM

My system details are : Compaq P4 1.7 ghz, 512MB RAM, 40 GB x 2 HD, XP-pro SP2, AVG free 7.5, AVG anti-spyware 7.5, ZoneAlarm free 6.5.737, ProcessGuard free 3.405. I also use Ccleaner, Lavasoft Ad-Aware SE Personal, SpywareBlaster, AVG anti-rootkit free.

Because of current status of ProcessGuard development team, I am looking for an alternative to it. From my reading on the net, I found the following three. I want the app to be free, to allow user-friendly configuration, and not to conflict with other protection programs (AV / anti-spyware / firewall). Which of the following fits the best?

a) Prosecurity 1.30 - would it be the easiest for migration from ProcessGuard environment ? But, why does McAfee SiteAdvisor mark their site (proactive-hips.com) red?

b ) SystemSafetyMonitor 2.0

c) Threatfire beta (cyberhawk) - is stable version available ?

Thanks in advance

Edited by abanerji, 21 September 2007 - 05:27 AM.

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Posted 21 September 2007 - 07:24 AM

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The above use "Behavioral blocking" techniques geared toward detecting/blocking generic malicious behavior vice using signature based techniques. Behavior blocking is proactive but can result in a lot of False Positives.
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Posted 21 September 2007 - 07:50 AM

Thank you, quietman7. What about SSM? Can it be used in lieu of ProcessGuard?

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