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BlacMoon91

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Avast6 Sandbox vs Sandboxie? Which is Better? Any one tried?
« on: February 25, 2011, 01:48:52 PM »
I tried Sandboxie, It did not give detailed view.
Avast have no option hold pendrives in sandbox.
Which may be better? ???

Alan Baxter

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Re: Avast6 Sandbox vs Sandboxie? Which is Better? Any one tried?
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2011, 02:44:39 AM »
Sandboxie can easily be configured to sandbox external drives, including flash drives.  You can get a lot of good information if you search the Sandboxie forums or ask there.

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Re: Avast6 Sandbox vs Sandboxie? Which is Better? Any one tried?
« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2011, 02:50:39 AM »
Most probably avast will add this feature in the future.
But, what is the reason to block (sandbox) a clean file or a file that cannot harm you?
Just because it is on a pendrive?
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Alan Baxter

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Re: Avast6 Sandbox vs Sandboxie? Which is Better? Any one tried?
« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2011, 03:03:27 AM »
But, what is the reason to block (sandbox) a clean file or a file that cannot harm you?
Just because it is on a pendrive?

I assume it's because flash drives can be infected by other computers with zero-day threats.  I don't presume a file or program to be safe just because Avast doesn't flag it as problematic.  Why trust unknown programs or files when you can sandbox them?

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Re: Avast6 Sandbox vs Sandboxie? Which is Better? Any one tried?
« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2011, 03:18:02 AM »
Avast sandbox has improved but i am still able to get malware past the sandbox very easy.

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Re: Avast6 Sandbox vs Sandboxie? Which is Better? Any one tried?
« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2011, 03:25:29 AM »
Avast sandbox has improved but i am still able to get malware past the sandbox very easy.
Prove it. There is no proof of bypassing the sandbox.
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BlacMoon91

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Re: Avast6 Sandbox vs Sandboxie? Which is Better? Any one tried?
« Reply #6 on: February 26, 2011, 03:32:02 AM »
I also run the Virus from Sanbox with Avast Sandbox Virtualization process. It works Because while terminate the process It's closed. I also tested it in Non Avast installed systems, while i terminate it it goes double and double in size...  8)

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Re: Avast6 Sandbox vs Sandboxie? Which is Better? Any one tried?
« Reply #7 on: February 26, 2011, 04:47:40 AM »
Avast sandbox has improved but i am still able to get malware past the sandbox very easy.
Prove it. There is no proof of bypassing the sandbox.

I'm very sure you know what i am talking about you seem smart enough to run your own tests in a VM or sandboxed environment. Their were actually a couple of youtube posts made here showing the auto sandbox failing and users did not take it so well. I know when users see their application fail it's like telling them their own religion has failed them. Software is like religion so i am not going any farther after this post.


Auto-sandbox still has improvements to be made and so does every other security application on the market nothing protects 100%
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Re: Avast6 Sandbox vs Sandboxie? Which is Better? Any one tried?
« Reply #8 on: February 26, 2011, 12:17:16 PM »
Their were actually a couple of youtube posts made here showing the auto sandbox failing and users did not take it so well.
AutoSandbox (on access) is NOT an on demand sandbox.
Anyway, if sandboxed (automatic or not), the malware does not get from it.
A link to the youtubes videos will be good. Thanks.
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