Author Topic: The behavior shield and the ransomware shield need improvement.  (Read 7296 times)

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Offline chris..

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Re: The behavior shield and the ransomware shield need improvement.
« Reply #30 on: July 24, 2017, 10:45:26 AM »

They say it's for performance reasons.

However , I just did the test , impossible to add  ;)
(A message appears, but I do not have time to read it full , it disappears quickly , just begins by : "impossible to add....")

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Re: The behavior shield and the ransomware shield need improvement.
« Reply #31 on: July 24, 2017, 07:34:19 PM »
If the folder in question is under user\user name\Pictures (i.e. Pictures) what is said here is that not all pictures and their respective folders inside the Picture folder is/are protected?  Must one create a custom file protection setting for each folder?

Isn't the default setting really about the file extension?  See attached below:

Not clear at all what is not protected by default settings here if we go by what has been posted.
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Re: The behavior shield and the ransomware shield need improvement.
« Reply #32 on: July 24, 2017, 07:44:21 PM »
I'm sure one of the Avast evangelists will promptly reply that you are the problem and Avast works perfectly.  Meanwhile, we should all consider a product that performs without bloatware that is soulessly designed for marketing purposes.

Any suggestions?

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Re: The behavior shield and the ransomware shield need improvement.
« Reply #33 on: July 24, 2017, 07:51:45 PM »
I'm sure one of the Avast evangelists will promptly reply that you are the problem and Avast works perfectly.  Meanwhile, we should all consider a product that performs without bloatware that is soulessly designed for marketing purposes.

Any suggestions?
What are you doing on this Avast help forum ??? You don't have a question and obviously aren't here to offer any help ???
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Re: The behavior shield and the ransomware shield need improvement.
« Reply #34 on: July 25, 2017, 07:40:18 AM »
I'm sure one of the Avast evangelists will promptly reply that you are the problem and Avast works perfectly.

Yeah, too much blind fanboy shit here . They just don't want to see or hear anything bad about Avast or they just want to be in the good boy list of Avast.

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Re: The behavior shield and the ransomware shield need improvement.
« Reply #35 on: July 25, 2017, 12:12:02 PM »
Just OT here.
More interesting for me is information from the Avast people how this function really works.

https://www.avast.com/faq.php?article=AVKB50 misses concrete information what exaxtly is protected. "scans for and automatically secures folders which may contain personal data" is pure nonsense.

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Re: The behavior shield and the ransomware shield need improvement.
« Reply #36 on: July 25, 2017, 02:15:54 PM »
I'm sure one of the Avast evangelists will promptly reply that you are the problem and Avast works perfectly.

Yeah, too much blind fanboy shit here . They just don't want to see or hear anything bad about Avast or they just want to be in the good boy list of Avast.
Total bull. We criticize Avast more than most novices but, we do it to improve the product.
Most of the comments here are from folks who don't know the first thing about the product or,
those with an agenda.
If I don't like a product, and can't get a problem with that product resolved, I move on.
I don't waste my time writing meaningless petty crap on their forum. Especially a support forum
where most of the posts come from people who have a problem and are seeking help.
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Re: The behavior shield and the ransomware shield need improvement.
« Reply #37 on: July 25, 2017, 04:41:33 PM »
Hi gyus,

I may lost it in this thread but first of all the ransomware shield isn't configured based on directories only but even on extensions.
The guy in the video haven't add the .txt into the protected extensions and therefore his URLs are lost.

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Re: The behavior shield and the ransomware shield need improvement.
« Reply #38 on: July 25, 2017, 05:15:10 PM »
I'm sure one of the Avast evangelists will promptly reply that you are the problem and Avast works perfectly.

Yeah, too much blind fanboy shit here . They just don't want to see or hear anything bad about Avast or they just want to be in the good boy list of Avast.
Total bull. We criticize Avast more than most novices but, we do it to improve the product.
Most of the comments here are from folks who don't know the first thing about the product or,
those with an agenda.
If I don't like a product, and can't get a problem with that product resolved, I move on.
I don't waste my time writing meaningless petty crap on their forum. Especially a support forum
where most of the posts come from people who have a problem and are seeking help.
+1

We always look to help.  Maybe not white hats here?

@  PDI -  valid point - crippling an antivirus to make a point is pointless.
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Re: The behavior shield and the ransomware shield need improvement.
« Reply #39 on: July 27, 2017, 05:54:51 PM »
We criticize Avast more than most novices but, we do it to improve the product.
Exactly, Bob. Such comments are spam. For me at least.