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#1 RheTrO

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Posted 11 February 2006 - 01:30 PM

Anti-Malware:

A Squared Free- A squared, A very powerful Malware-removal tool, provides full-sytem scans for free. Detects most malware infections.

Ewido Security Suite- Ewido Security Suite, another very powerful tool, alot like A squared, also provides free full-system scans. Detects most malware infections.

Anti-Trojan:

TrojanHunter- Brand new anti-trojan, considered most-powerful trojan-remover on the market.

Trojan remover- Trojan Remover was written to aid in the removal of Trojan Horses from a computer where standard anti-virus software has either failed to detect the Trojan Horse or is unable to effectively eliminate it.

Anti-Spyware:

SpyBot- Search and Destroy- A very commonly used spyware-removal tool, no need to spend big bucks on expensive spyware-removal tools, just download SpyBot- Search and Destroy!

Ad-aware SE personal- Another Anti-spyware tool, works well with SpyBot, searches for and removes many different types of Spyware.

Microsoft Anti-Spyware- Spyware-removal tool by Microsoft.

Anti-Virus:

AVG Free Edition- A free real-time protection tool from Grisoft, very recommended Anti-Virus tool.

Avast!- Another Anti-Virus tool, I use it myself.

AntiVir PE Classic- Free anti-virus, well-known, commonly used, what more could you ask for?

WinPatrol- with Scotty the Windows Watch Dog will sniff out Worms, Adware, Spyware, Cookies, Trojan horses and other virus type, malicious, nasty programs that may attack your computer. WinPatrol puts you back in control of your computer with no need for constant updates.

F-Secure Anti-Virus- F-Secure Anti-Virus 2006 protects your computer against viruses, spyware, worms, and Trojans.

FireWalls:

ZoneAlarm- A free easy to use firewall by Zone Labs.

Sunbelt Kerio Personal- A more advanced firewall tool by Sunbelt Software.

Real-Time Prevention:

SpywareBlaster- Prevent the installation of ActiveX-based spyware, adware, browser hijackers, dialers, and other potentially unwanted pests.
Block spyware/tracking cookies in Internet Explorer and Mozilla/Firefox.
Restrict the actions of potentially dangerous sites in Internet Explorer.
Consumes no system resources. By Javacool Software.

IESpyad- Adds several hundred restricted sites to the restricted site zone in IE.

Hope that helps, took ages to type out :thumbsup:

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Posted 11 February 2006 - 01:45 PM

All the information you have here, can be found here:
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Posted 11 February 2006 - 02:01 PM

Neither SpywareBlaster or IE-Spyad run in real-time protection mode if that is what you meant by real-time prevention.

Spywareblaster sets the "killbit" on the CLSID's of known spyware. Every program has a CLass ID that is unique to the type of program. Once Spywareblaster enables (writes) those killbits they are "locked in" and any identified spyware cannot be opened. Spywareblaster writes these killbits in and then stays off until you need to re-write them again with an update. Spywareblaster only requires installation and then enabling of all protection. After that you have to check periodically for database updates and then enable all protection again.

IE-Spyad adds a list of sites and domains associated with known spyware, advertisers and marketers to Internet Explorer's Restricted Sites Zone. Once you merge the list into the Registry, the web sites for these companies will not be able to use cookies, ActiveX controls, Java applets, or scripting to compromise your privacy or your PC while you surf the Net. After that you have to check periodically for updates, remove the old list and import the new one to be protected again.

If you use Spybot, Spywareblaster, Block List and IE-Spyad together, there is an overlap of some of the protection offered. If you undo or disable the protection in one product, it may remove some of the protection installed by the other. You should re-immunize or re-enable the protection in the other products as appropriate.
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Posted 11 February 2006 - 06:21 PM

I meant real-time prevention as in blocking spy cookies, and denying access to restricted sites :thumbsup:




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