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Forum: Security 15. Nov 2019, 11:43 PM
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Posted By jclarkw
This whole process has me worried: I've been...

This whole process has me worried:

I've been forced to confront the fact that Windows 7 is dead (14 Jan 2020) and I must migrate to Windows 10. I've been using Sandboxie for many years on Win7...
Forum: Security 20. Dec 2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,723
Posted By jclarkw
So are you a user of one of these by any chance? ...

So are you a user of one of these by any chance? If so, are you happy with it?

Is anybody using the Gargoyle router?
Forum: Security 19. Dec 2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,723
Posted By jclarkw
If I may continue the discussion at this late...

If I may continue the discussion at this late date:

It has been suggested to me on Wilders Security Forums that good open-source firmware such as OpenWRT (the writer likes Gargoyle) or DD-WRT...
Forum: Security 20. Nov 2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,723
Posted By jclarkw
OK, got it. So does a consumer setting up a...

OK, got it. So does a consumer setting up a household LAN have any way to avoid these back doors (and other unintended vulnerabilities)? Are any manufacturers (or open-source firmware writers)...
Forum: Security 18. Nov 2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,723
Posted By jclarkw
Sorry, I don't follow you. -- jclardw

Sorry, I don't follow you. -- jclardw
Forum: Security 17. Nov 2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,723
Posted By jclarkw
Puzzled About Router Security Design

Fundamental Question: What external (or internal) software could possibly need to mess around with the router's settings that we install strong passwords and turn off remote administration...
Forum: Security 11. Apr 2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,123
Posted By jclarkw
Overlook (FING) Technical Support (apparently...

Overlook (FING) Technical Support (apparently Italian) finally replied in broken English as follows:

"as per Windows networking and also local firewall usual behavior when you scan your local...
Forum: Security 09. Apr 2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,123
Posted By jclarkw
Anyone Using Overlook FING?

FING is a really useful free network analyzer available in command-line form for PCs and in graphic form (apparently) for smart phones. I'm puzzled by one aspect of it's behavior, but it doesn't seem...
Forum: Security 10. Apr 2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,591
Posted By jclarkw
More information from Kay Bruns in response to...

More information from Kay Bruns in response to questions of mne (see http://forum.kay-bruns.de/post/3731;nocount):

"Both options do the same for YOU, they make SuRun work with SandboxIE.
My...
Forum: Security 09. Apr 2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,591
Posted By jclarkw
P.S. to Previous Message: For what it's worth,...

P.S. to Previous Message: For what it's worth, further research on the SuRun forum has turned up a totally different solution to what appears to be the same problem here...
Forum: Security 08. Apr 2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,591
Posted By jclarkw
Dear bo.elam -- From that referenced post: "I...

Dear bo.elam -- From that referenced post: "I have stumbled upon what appears to be a solution to that problem: in the SuRun settings, go to the "Execution Hooks" tab and click the "Blacklist"...
Forum: Security 07. Apr 2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,591
Posted By jclarkw
SuRun and Sandboxie Coexistence?

Dear Concerned User -- I just tried adding SuRun to the above configuration as you suggested. Then Sandboxie won't run right -- complains about not being able to start its service (or perhaps it's...
Forum: Security 29. Jan 2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,078
Posted By jclarkw
I can't edit this post any more for some reason,...

I can't edit this post any more for some reason, so here's another clarification:

The severe slowdown in Internet access with IE8 occurred even before I had re-installed MSE (I uninstalled...
Forum: Security 29. Jan 2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,078
Posted By jclarkw
Settings for Windows 7 Firewall Control (Free)?

I'm using the built-in Windows Firewall (Don't allow exceptions), MSE, and IE8 on an old Windows XP SP3 computer. Elaborating slightly on your recommendations, I've added a Software Restriction...
Forum: Security 25. Jan 2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,591
Posted By jclarkw
Here's another free-software security question: ...

Here's another free-software security question: Looking further into the site mentioned in this quote, I see also the recommendation to "Install Microsoft's mitigation toolkit, called EMET." (I...
Forum: Security 25. Jan 2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,591
Posted By jclarkw
Yes, I've seen SuRun mentioned elsewhere on your...

Yes, I've seen SuRun mentioned elsewhere on your site, and it sounds great. I read through the on-ReadMe file last night, however, and noticed a statement that gave me pause:

"SuRun... appends...
Forum: Security 25. Jan 2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,591
Posted By jclarkw
Thanks, Terarus. If the two approaches are...

Thanks, Terarus. If the two approaches are effectively equivalent, it appears from the Sandboxie on-line "Getting Strated" guide that SRP may be considerably less bother than Sandboxie (which I...
Forum: Security 25. Jan 2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,591
Posted By jclarkw
Thanks, Concerned User. Looking into Microsoft's...

Thanks, Concerned User. Looking into Microsoft's guidance on SRP, I THINK I can see how to specify the execution directory or directories. What I don't immediately see is the other half of the...
Forum: Security 24. Jan 2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,591
Posted By jclarkw
Thanks much! I've already disabled autorun and...

Thanks much! I've already disabled autorun and autoplay (along with NetBIOS over Tcpip and a few other things), and I'm willing to go into an Administrator account temporarily for special purposes...
Forum: Security 24. Jan 2012, 04:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,591
Posted By jclarkw
Coexistence among Security Apps within 'Limited User' Accounts

As a Newbie to your wonderfully educational site, I'm wondering about inter-compatibility and viability of various pieces of security freeware that are recommmended here, specifically within a...
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