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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #450 on: April 30, 2017, 10:49:44 PM »
A great extension for those with relevant knowledge as to know how to toggle it, e.g. what to block and what to allow or add is:
Negotiator: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/negotiator/lfopjlendebbnfddpgpoaahmpbgmffii
You're right: "for those with relevant knowledge" but also "with time to invest"... uBlock is doing part of that, but automatically...
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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #451 on: April 30, 2017, 11:20:01 PM »
A great extension for those with relevant knowledge as to know how to toggle it, e.g. what to block and what to allow or add is:
Negotiator: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/negotiator/lfopjlendebbnfddpgpoaahmpbgmffii
You're right: "for those with relevant knowledge" but also "with time to invest"... uBlock is doing part of that, but automatically...

I think that the RequestPolicy firefox add-on would probably cover most of this (if trying to block fonts.googleapis.com) and would appear to be less complex for the user.
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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #452 on: May 16, 2017, 08:52:19 AM »
Was working on another topic and came across this: 
http://securitypreview.zscaler.com/?utm_source=web-sticky-cta

Take the test and see how you do.
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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #453 on: May 16, 2017, 07:08:24 PM »
Well I tried this, got an F, pretty much failed everything.

I am running through a router with a firewall, Windows firewall, Emsisoft Anti Malware, MBAM (real time), Voodoo Shield, Ublock Origin, and block 3rd party cookies in Chrome.

So I think this test is a crock. How would anyone even pass these tests?

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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #454 on: May 16, 2017, 08:23:21 PM »
Well I tried this, got an F, pretty much failed everything.

I am running through a router with a firewall, Windows firewall, Emsisoft Anti Malware, MBAM (real time), Voodoo Shield, Ublock Origin, and block 3rd party cookies in Chrome.

So I think this test is a crock. How would anyone even pass these tests?
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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #455 on: May 16, 2017, 08:32:21 PM »
Well I tried this, got an F, pretty much failed everything.

I am running through a router with a firewall, Windows firewall, Emsisoft Anti Malware, MBAM (real time), Voodoo Shield, Ublock Origin, and block 3rd party cookies in Chrome.

So I think this test is a crock. How would anyone even pass these tests?

I rarely if ever take these tests as to be able to even take the test, I would effectively have to drop my defences to be able to take the test and for me that is madness.

With just one level of defence in my browser,  Firefox with NoScript, RequestPolicy, uBlock Origin, CookieMonster, firefox with 3rd party cookies blocked, etc. etc. Zscaler is left spinning its wheels with nothing able to load, so no test or result. For me that is 100%
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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #456 on: May 16, 2017, 09:54:06 PM »
I took the test and got this popup with sound.

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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #457 on: May 16, 2017, 10:08:47 PM »
That is a good result, dear -midnight, it means the general testfile to see whether you av functions OK gives the right OK result.
Eicar is harmless, just to test whether your AV alerts where it should. Reason to be glad and satisfied.

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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #458 on: May 18, 2017, 01:45:06 AM »
Eicar Test is testing your WebShield blocking.  It works it would appear.

Point of the test is to point out how much further a consumer would have to go to button down their system to be similar to a corporate system; DavidR's system setup apparently will not even let the scripts involved run on his system, so he is good to go.  I'd say he was protected.
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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #459 on: May 27, 2017, 05:02:21 PM »
« Last Edit: May 27, 2017, 05:07:02 PM by polonus »
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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #460 on: May 27, 2017, 05:41:49 PM »
See what is going on via this Threat Map: https://threatmap.fortiguard.com/
Maybe you see this: http://fortiguard.com/encyclopedia/ips/44037

Another one: http://map.norsecorp.com/

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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #461 on: May 27, 2017, 05:59:44 PM »
Your fortiguard link isn't working.
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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #462 on: May 27, 2017, 06:23:28 PM »
See what is going on via this Threat Map: https://threatmap.fortiguard.com/
Maybe you see this: http://fortiguard.com/encyclopedia/ips/44037


Your fortiguard link isn't working.

Which one/s ?
I have been able to connect to all three links.
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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #463 on: May 27, 2017, 07:16:27 PM »
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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #464 on: May 27, 2017, 07:21:10 PM »
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It's reachable for me.  See <snip> below:
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