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Offline MayuraDeSilva

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SAS or MBAM?
« on: May 01, 2011, 09:13:57 PM »
Hi,

I hope most guys make use of SUPERAntiSpyware or Malwarebytes' AntiMalware or both while using avast!. But I just need your feedback on their paid versions. Exactly about the real-time protection.

Currently I'm using SAS Pro. Coz it has pretty small usage of resources and more features than MBAM (both paid versions).

Which one is better for real-time malware protection?

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Re: SAS or MBAM?
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2011, 09:59:08 PM »
I remember David uses SAS Pro... Maybe he can compare.
MBAM is quite good on recent (zero-day) malware as far I've read.
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Re: SAS or MBAM?
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2011, 10:10:56 PM »
I like MBAM more because It's simple and effective.
But, Both of them mark my Visual Basic applications as Trojan.Fake(MS) Alert
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Re: SAS or MBAM?
« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2011, 10:27:05 PM »
Thank ya for ur replies guys :)

MBAM mostly block sites and it blocks my TeamViewr connections when Site blocking is activated on PRO. I've heard MBAM is effective though it's FREE. But comparatively as to their features, SAS Pro provide more real-time protection including Registry.

I'm impressed with real-time resource utilization of SAS Pro. But have no idea yet to use what as real-time.

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Re: SAS or MBAM?
« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2011, 10:46:10 PM »
I have SAS Pro on this system and MBAM free, essentially you shouldn't have two resident anti-malware/spyware applications installed, one has to be on-demand (free).

I have had SAS for some considerable time before MBAM came out, I liked it and bought the lifetime license. If they were both available at the time, I would be hard pressed as to which one to go for in the Pro, resident version. They both have slightly different feature set so can't easily be compared.

On my win7 netbook I have MBAM Pro installed with avast.
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Re: SAS or MBAM?
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2011, 10:47:53 PM »
MBAM Website Blocking with MBAM Pro is awesome.
Its on par with Web Shield.

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Re: SAS or MBAM?
« Reply #6 on: May 01, 2011, 10:51:27 PM »
I have SAS Pro on this system and MBAM free, essentially you shouldn't have two resident anti-malware/spyware applications installed, one has to be on-demand (free).

I have had SAS for some considerable time before MBAM came out, I liked it and bought the lifetime license. If they were both available at the time, I would be hard pressed as to which one to go for in the Pro, resident version. They both have slightly different feature set so can't easily be compared.

On my win7 netbook I have MBAM Pro installed with avast.

Thank you David... Tech suggested you may help on this comparing.

If you don't mind may I have your opinion on MBAM Pro? it's more likely block malicious websites too. But I saw a guy mentioned on another topic it blocks all porn websites. It may false positive sometimes, don't know as my knowledge.

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Re: SAS or MBAM?
« Reply #7 on: May 01, 2011, 10:55:01 PM »
MBAM Website Blocking with MBAM Pro is awesome.
Its on par with Web Shield.

Have you ever used SAS Pro mate?

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Re: SAS or MBAM?
« Reply #8 on: May 01, 2011, 11:03:58 PM »
MBAM Website Blocking with MBAM Pro is awesome.
Its on par with Web Shield.

On a par with the web shield you can't be serious, sorry yes you probably are.

The MBAM website blocking will do nothing to protect against hacked sites, very common if you hadn't noticed. For that it can't hold a candle too the Web Shield.
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Re: SAS or MBAM?
« Reply #9 on: May 01, 2011, 11:07:03 PM »
On a par with the web shield you can't be serious, sorry yes you probably are.

The MBAM website blocking will do nothing to protect against hacked sites, very common if you hadn't noticed. For that it can't hold a candle too the Web Shield.

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Re: SAS or MBAM?
« Reply #10 on: May 01, 2011, 11:08:45 PM »
MBAM Website Blocking with MBAM Pro is awesome.
Its on par with Web Shield.

On a par with the web shield you can't be serious, sorry yes you probably are.

The MBAM website blocking will do nothing to protect against hacked sites, very common if you hadn't noticed. For that it can't hold a candle too the Web Shield.
True....but it will block a large number of malware installers, and Malwarebytes is designed to be a supplement to AV not a competing program


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Re: SAS or MBAM?
« Reply #11 on: May 01, 2011, 11:09:03 PM »
MBAM Website Blocking with MBAM Pro is awesome.
Its on par with Web Shield.

On a par with the web shield you can't be serious, sorry yes you probably are.

The MBAM website blocking will do nothing to protect against hacked sites, very common if you hadn't noticed. For that it can't hold a candle too the Web Shield.
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Re: SAS or MBAM?
« Reply #12 on: May 01, 2011, 11:11:50 PM »
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Thank you David... Tech suggested you may help on this comparing.

If you don't mind may I have your opinion on MBAM Pro? it's more likely block malicious websites too. But I saw a guy mentioned on another topic it blocks all porn websites. It may false positive sometimes, don't know as my knowledge.

Cheers...

I like it too, but as I say they have slightly different feature sets, this being one of them. But how important do you consider it, p-o-r-n sites aren't necessarily going to be malicious, so blocking just on that criteria isn't great.

If that matters to you then I would suggest going a step further and use OpenDNS (Dashboard) as that can block a host (excuse the pun) of sites by category, one being malicious, phishing, another being adult content, etc. etc. there are a great many different categories you can use to filter sites.

So you have to have a look at the feature set and see what is important to you and can you already get it in some other form, like OpenDNS, etc. and stick with the free version as an on-demand backup.
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Re: SAS or MBAM?
« Reply #13 on: May 01, 2011, 11:13:49 PM »
True....but it will block a large number of malware installers, and Malwarebytes is designed to be a supplement to AV not a competing program

Yep, but MBAM Pro associated with more false positives as I read around the web and its users' feedbacks.

don't you guys never heard of em?

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Re: SAS or MBAM?
« Reply #14 on: May 01, 2011, 11:15:27 PM »
MBAM Website Blocking with MBAM Pro is awesome.
Its on par with Web Shield.

On a par with the web shield you can't be serious, sorry yes you probably are.

The MBAM website blocking will do nothing to protect against hacked sites, very common if you hadn't noticed. For that it can't hold a candle too the Web Shield.
I would believe you if you could spell!

You mean to not too!

Ha Ha Ha, here goes Kenny diving of at another tangent having had his ass handed 'too' (sic) him once again.

I rather doubt that anyone comes to the forums is overly concerned with typos/spelling mistakes, etc. etc. so long as they get and understand the information.

The typo/spelling doesn't change the facts :P
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