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Hi, I'm one of the newer members. I'm asking u on how to further secure my computer. I have Symantec Antivirus, Spyware S&D, and CWShredder. I was asking to see if you have any suggestions to help secure my computer. Thanks!

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SpywareBlaster protects against bad ActiveX.

http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html

 

IE-SPYAD puts over 5000 sites in your restricted zone so you'll be protected when you visit innocent-looking sites that aren't actually innocent at all.

https://netfiles.uiuc.edu/ehowes/www/resource.htm

 

Both are very small free programs that you run once, and then just occasionally to check for updates.

 

Also see So how did I get infected in the first place?

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I've tried spyware blaster, and it works just fine. I'll try IE-SPYAD. Thanks! And please post more suggestions(u might notice that I don't have a firewall)

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Oh yeah, forgot to say that.

 

See my signature for 2 good firewalls (Kerio and Sygate)

 

You'll need it! :deal:

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Oh I will edit my sig if it's really better. I've only heard about it, and haven't use it myself. >> Done :deal:

Edited by H@ns

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Oh I will edit my sig if it's really better. I've only heard about it, and haven't use it myself. >> Done :deal:

Speaking of editing your sig, the windows update link in your sig is broken.

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Many thanks! There's something wrong in the UBBCode i see.

 

Thanks again! << Edited :deal:

Edited by H@ns

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Ok, now i have Sygate firewall, Symantec antivirus, CWShredder, HJT, and Spybot S&D. What other security programs do you recommend?

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SpywareBlaster protects against bad ActiveX.

http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html

IE-SPYAD puts over 5000 sites in your restricted zone so you'll be protected when you visit innocent-looking sites that aren't actually innocent at all.

https://netfiles.uiuc.edu/ehowes/www/resource.htm

Both are very small free programs that you run once, and then just occasionally to check for updates.

 

Also see

So how did I get infected in the first place?

 

And the best popup stopper I've used is the Google toolbar 2. http://toolbar.google.com/

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I already have both, and I am using Firefox at the moment, so no popups. I have yahoo toolbar with popup blocking, and it works pretty well unless there are multiple popups on a single page.

 

Do u recommend using another AV?

Edited by anti-spyware freak

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I use Kerio 4 as a firewall. I never found a reason as to why 2.15 would be better. 4 does the job just as good. Most people think that 2.15 has more configurability than 4 but in my experience that's not the case. I can finetune any rule I make. But as cnm said, many people prefer 2 to 4.

 

If you want to make your surfing more secure, stay away from IE and use another browser like Mozilla or Opera. I use Opera and apart from a few sites I never had any trouble with Opera. Oh, and by the way just as IE, don't use Outlook (Express) for mail. Same thing. Alternative: many, I use Pegasus.

 

 

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OK, security programs. Anti-vir personal, Sygate personal firewall, Symantec AV Corporate edition, CWShredder, HJT, Spyware Blaster, IESpyad. any more?

 

*edit: I just got spyware guard. The server was too busy earlier, so I got a mirror of SB. However, SG does not have a mirror, so I had to wait 'til now

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