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Is this enough security for peace of mind?

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#1 Cyanide263


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Posted 24 June 2009 - 08:18 PM

Hi. I think I have a pretty secure system. Although I am not 100% sure I can trust it. These are the current security measures I have in place
Antispyware: Malwarebytes (Free), AVG 8.5 (paid for), Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Antivirus: AVG 8.5, Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Firewall: Windows firewall enabled, Comodo Firewall (invisible ports - portscanning blocked)
iFrame program/file launch disabled
Anonymous internet and IRC - Ghostsurf 2005 (paid for) Setup: IP hidden, cookies, referer and referrer blocked, user agent blocked
Firefox web browser (BetterPrivacy Add On)
All current OS Updates, UAC On.
Is this a good set-up? How easy do you think it would be to compromise my machine? Would be grateful if someone could give me a good idea of how good my security is, thanks.

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Posted 24 June 2009 - 11:32 PM

Well... I can recommend SpywareBlaster. It blocks a lot of malware silently... and best of all... it's free! You should open it to run an update every week or so to keep it updated.

You can download it here: http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html


Edited by blackchaos93, 24 June 2009 - 11:34 PM.

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Posted 24 June 2009 - 11:48 PM

If you've got Comodo firewall running turn off the Windows firewall otherwise they may fight with each other.
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#4 Cyanide263

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Posted 02 July 2009 - 01:26 PM

If you've got Comodo firewall running turn off the Windows firewall otherwise they may fight with each other.

They seem to not be conflicting, although its annoying when port forwarding because I have to configure them both.

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Posted 02 July 2009 - 02:38 PM

my two grains of salt...
You have well protrcted your pc,But if you want to be at peace,go to grc.com There you will find out how to protect all files on your pc with data execution protection-DEP
I can explain to you here how to do that,but I think is well worth to go there.
Since I did that,many times DEP protected my pc shuting off internet explorer,evading pestilence,and then restarting IE!!!
I like it!A lot :thumbsup:
If you give a fish to a hungry man,you have feed him for one day.If you teach a man how to fish,you have feed him for the whole life!

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