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Would it be better for my real time protection to block malware or quarantine?


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#1 Dan50

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Posted 16 July 2018 - 10:17 PM

Would blocking it from execution be better, or quarantine when detected? 



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Posted 18 July 2018 - 08:45 AM

Both should have the same outcome, however a software block on execution may not be persistent and could possibly execute again on a reboot!

 

By habit, I will quarantine, then delete.

 

It also largely depends on the malware script embedded in your registry, some have the ability to regenerate after a reboot, even after they have been quarantined and deleted.


Edited by Replicator, 18 July 2018 - 09:28 AM.

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