Jump to content


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.

Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.



  • Please log in to reply
2 replies to this topic

#1 Rain Storm

Rain Storm

  • Members
  • 3 posts
  • Local time:08:19 PM

Posted 08 August 2011 - 08:31 PM

This AV uses a new method of blocking malware- a whitelist. Only programs you authorize are able to run on your computer. Any thoughts on if we should use it or not?

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)


#2 Animal


    Bleepin' Animinion

  • Members
  • 35,905 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Where You Least Expect Me To Be
  • Local time:06:19 PM

Posted 08 August 2011 - 10:26 PM

Seems awfully expensive and I don't see any reputable or non self serving reviews, not to mention a lot of work from home marketing schemes attached to it. Sounds like snake oil to me.

The Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life.
Andrew Brown (1938-1994)

A learning experience is one of those things that say, "You know that thing you just did? Don't do that." Douglas Adams (1952-2001)

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination circles the world." Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Follow BleepingComputer on: Facebook | Twitter | Google+

#3 Didier Stevens

Didier Stevens

  • BC Advisor
  • 2,752 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Local time:03:19 AM

Posted 09 August 2011 - 04:06 AM

Whitelisting is a good idea, but as Animal remarks, this product here is really expensive.

And their site lacks technical details. What do they whitelist? I assume EXEs, but to they whitelist DLLs too? And what about scripts (VBS, VBA, ...)?

And there's one thing they are not honest about "Speeds up your PC". This can't be true. I can't believe that a PC without their product is slower than a PC with their product.

Didier Stevens

SANS ISC Senior Handler
Microsoft MVP 2011-2016 Consumer Security, Windows Insider MVP 2016-2019


If you send me messages, per Bleeping Computer's Forum policy, I will not engage in a conversation, but try to answer your question in the relevant forum post. If you don't want this, don't send me messages.


Stevens' law: "As an online security discussion grows longer, the probability of a reference to BadUSB approaches 1.0"

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users