Overclock.net › Forums › Software, Programming and Coding › Networking & Security › Keeping your computer "safe"
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Keeping your computer "safe" - Page 4

post #31 of 54
You can watch free pr0nz, just be wary of where you go.
Revofev
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 950 EVGA E770 2x EVGA GTX 570 6GB Mushkin Redline Ridgeback 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
128GB Crucial M4/ 4x1TB WD Black/ 1TB F3 Lite-On 24x Win 7 Ultimate x64 Acer H233H 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Filco Majestouch 2 w/ Red Switches Corsair AX850 800D Logitech G500 
Mouse Pad
Steelseries QcK+ 
  hide details  
Reply
Revofev
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 950 EVGA E770 2x EVGA GTX 570 6GB Mushkin Redline Ridgeback 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
128GB Crucial M4/ 4x1TB WD Black/ 1TB F3 Lite-On 24x Win 7 Ultimate x64 Acer H233H 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Filco Majestouch 2 w/ Red Switches Corsair AX850 800D Logitech G500 
Mouse Pad
Steelseries QcK+ 
  hide details  
Reply
post #32 of 54
Comodo Internet Security + Malwarebytes, and a Macrium Reflect Disc Image every month or so
Old Reliable
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
955BE C3 @ 3.82 GHz [1.404v Load] ASUS M4A88T-V EVO/USB3 [2.8 GHz NB @ 1.318v] ASUS ROG STRIX RX 470 2x4GB G.SKILL Ripjaws [1600 8-8-8-24 @ 1.5v] 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
320GB WD Caviar Blue Sony Optiarc DVD RW AD-7260S ATA XSPC Rasa 750 RS240 [Backplate Mod] [MX-2] Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Acer H236HLbid  Logitech K120 OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W Modular NZXT M59 [5 x 120mm Fans + Rheobus Fan Controller] 
MouseAudioAudio
Logitech MX518 ASUS Xonar DG + Logitech Z523 Turtle Beach Ear Force X11s 
  hide details  
Reply
Old Reliable
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
955BE C3 @ 3.82 GHz [1.404v Load] ASUS M4A88T-V EVO/USB3 [2.8 GHz NB @ 1.318v] ASUS ROG STRIX RX 470 2x4GB G.SKILL Ripjaws [1600 8-8-8-24 @ 1.5v] 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
320GB WD Caviar Blue Sony Optiarc DVD RW AD-7260S ATA XSPC Rasa 750 RS240 [Backplate Mod] [MX-2] Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Acer H236HLbid  Logitech K120 OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W Modular NZXT M59 [5 x 120mm Fans + Rheobus Fan Controller] 
MouseAudioAudio
Logitech MX518 ASUS Xonar DG + Logitech Z523 Turtle Beach Ear Force X11s 
  hide details  
Reply
post #33 of 54
if i were to choose i would say both a software and hardware firewall working together is the best option as well as common sense with what you browse and download. currently i'm not running any AV other then some scans here and there with CCleaner.

i had a customer come back with his computer after a fresh install less then 24 hours after he brought it home. declined installing an AV. came back because his MSE shut down and wouldn't reinstall. well turned out the culprit was a rootkit virus. like come on. bet ya he'll install an AV now lol
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 Duo E8400 EVGA NF67 Geforce 9800 GT Corsair and OCZ XTC Platinum 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
2x 1Tb, 1x 500Gb, 1x 250Gb Win7 Ultimate x64 Acer AL1916W Saitek Eclipse 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
550w Antec P180 Logitech G7 Generic 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 Duo E8400 EVGA NF67 Geforce 9800 GT Corsair and OCZ XTC Platinum 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
2x 1Tb, 1x 500Gb, 1x 250Gb Win7 Ultimate x64 Acer AL1916W Saitek Eclipse 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
550w Antec P180 Logitech G7 Generic 
  hide details  
Reply
post #34 of 54
Encrypt your drives with PGP
Gene-Z Dedi
(7 items)
 
Captain America
(6 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
i7 2600k @ 5.2 Ghz Asus Maximus IV Gene-Z Gskill 2133 4GB Caviar Black 
CoolingOSPower
Corsair H100 Arch x64 OCZ 650 Watt 
CPUCPUMotherboardGraphics
Intel Xeon E5-2650 Intel Xeon E5-2650 ASUS Z9PE-D8 WS XFX 6870 
RAMOS
32 GB Samsung Arch Nix 
  hide details  
Reply
Gene-Z Dedi
(7 items)
 
Captain America
(6 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
i7 2600k @ 5.2 Ghz Asus Maximus IV Gene-Z Gskill 2133 4GB Caviar Black 
CoolingOSPower
Corsair H100 Arch x64 OCZ 650 Watt 
CPUCPUMotherboardGraphics
Intel Xeon E5-2650 Intel Xeon E5-2650 ASUS Z9PE-D8 WS XFX 6870 
RAMOS
32 GB Samsung Arch Nix 
  hide details  
Reply
post #35 of 54
Avira won't do it all but is good to have.. you can set it to check your computer every night for viruses by going into administrations then click scheduler then the little clock icon with a plus sign and put in all the information it asks for. Then it should scan your computer every night.. oh and I can't quite remember if it scans at night but in case it doesn't you can right click on the job then eidt and you should be able to set a time for it to scan! Hope this helps! Also I use spybots search and destroy...
Talon
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
1 Intel Core I5 2500k 3.3G 6M R BX80623I52500K Asus P8Z68-V LE Z68 LGA1155 R  1 Zotac Geforce GTX 465 ZT-40301-10P 4Gx2 G-Skill F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL  
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
1 LG Dual Layer Dvd / Memorex 52x cdrw 5 System Fans Windows 7 Ultimate x64 / Mint Linux acer G235HAbd 23'' LCD monitor 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Ultra X XFX 850 Watt Modded Rosewill R223-P-BK Microsoft Laser Mouse 6000-v1.0 
  hide details  
Reply
Talon
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
1 Intel Core I5 2500k 3.3G 6M R BX80623I52500K Asus P8Z68-V LE Z68 LGA1155 R  1 Zotac Geforce GTX 465 ZT-40301-10P 4Gx2 G-Skill F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL  
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
1 LG Dual Layer Dvd / Memorex 52x cdrw 5 System Fans Windows 7 Ultimate x64 / Mint Linux acer G235HAbd 23'' LCD monitor 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Ultra X XFX 850 Watt Modded Rosewill R223-P-BK Microsoft Laser Mouse 6000-v1.0 
  hide details  
Reply
post #36 of 54
Comodo firewall (their AV sucks)
Eset nod32 (avast if you must go free)
Malwarebytes

Notes;

MSE sucks balls! eset and comodo firewall are the tightest combo you could ask for. Trust me I am way down in it with torrents and things and this combo is the tightest around. I have tried them all and they are the best.
Coming along
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 7600K  Asrock Z270 Extreme4 Zotac Amp! Omega GTX 970 G.Skill TridentX  
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Corsair SSD Noctua NH-D14 Windows 10 x64 BENQ 32" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G105 Corsair TX650 Phanteks Phanteks Enthoo PRO M Tempered glass FUNC 
Audio
Soundblaster Z 
  hide details  
Reply
Coming along
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 7600K  Asrock Z270 Extreme4 Zotac Amp! Omega GTX 970 G.Skill TridentX  
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Corsair SSD Noctua NH-D14 Windows 10 x64 BENQ 32" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G105 Corsair TX650 Phanteks Phanteks Enthoo PRO M Tempered glass FUNC 
Audio
Soundblaster Z 
  hide details  
Reply
post #37 of 54
No need for an antivirus that much unless you're a retarded and download utter nonsense like "OMG! Download this and get free $5!", or searching on Google for lame cracks/serials and downloading them like a maniac.

On public torrent? Read each and every page of comments of the torrent you downloaded.
On private torrent? Well, most likely you'll be safe since they check the uploads, but nevertheless, read the comments and check there aren't anyone that got screwed.

Still new to the interwebs and don't trust yourself that much? Use WOT.
http://www.mywot.com/en/download
You don't have to register or anything, and it doesn't annoy, it just puts a little green/yellow/red icon (based on good/suspicious/bad scale) next to any link in the page. It really helped my 7 year old brother that always keeps searching for cheats and stuff and by the end of the day his PC is full of crap.

Also, I'd recommend AVAST as soon as you install windows. Then start working on your stuff.

It only needs some a bit of common sense, and logic when downloading.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Dual-Core E5300 OC 4GHz Gigabyte EP43-UD3L Gigabyte GTX 460 1GB OC 4GB DDR2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x WD Blue Caviar 500GB Seagate SATA 500GB Windows 7 x64 Ultimate BenQ 22" Digital 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Lenovo SK-8825 Gigabyte 550W (GE-P450P-C2) Case ATX P-4 Lenovo Mouse 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Dual-Core E5300 OC 4GHz Gigabyte EP43-UD3L Gigabyte GTX 460 1GB OC 4GB DDR2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x WD Blue Caviar 500GB Seagate SATA 500GB Windows 7 x64 Ultimate BenQ 22" Digital 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Lenovo SK-8825 Gigabyte 550W (GE-P450P-C2) Case ATX P-4 Lenovo Mouse 
  hide details  
Reply
post #38 of 54
If your browser of choice supports it- I would recommend using AdBlock Plus. It's amazing how many times legit advertising sources have been tricked into desciminating malware. It's even happened here at OCN.
Spit in God's Eye
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-5960x @ 4.26 ghz core / 3.53 ghz uncore - 1.... AsRock X99 Extreme3 EVGA GTX980 Ti 16gb (4x4gb) Crucial DDR4 2133 CL15  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
A-Data SP600 256gb SSD (C:) Samsung 840 EVO 1TB SSD (D:) Seagate 2TB Hybrid Drive (E:) LITE-ON 24x DVDRW 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H110 Win 10 x64 HP 2511x ( 25" 1080p ) AZIO L70 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Corsair TX750 Antec 300 (Modded) Logitech M100 Onboard 
  hide details  
Reply
Spit in God's Eye
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-5960x @ 4.26 ghz core / 3.53 ghz uncore - 1.... AsRock X99 Extreme3 EVGA GTX980 Ti 16gb (4x4gb) Crucial DDR4 2133 CL15  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
A-Data SP600 256gb SSD (C:) Samsung 840 EVO 1TB SSD (D:) Seagate 2TB Hybrid Drive (E:) LITE-ON 24x DVDRW 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H110 Win 10 x64 HP 2511x ( 25" 1080p ) AZIO L70 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Corsair TX750 Antec 300 (Modded) Logitech M100 Onboard 
  hide details  
Reply
post #39 of 54
Quote:
Originally Posted by tryagainplss;12430752 
Use Deep Freeze. Install from the start ( when you have nothing on your computer except the OS ).

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

THIS! OMG I love deep freeze <3 <3 <33
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel ATOM N450 @ 1.66Ghz <unknown> Intel GMA3150 256mb 2GB DDR2-800 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
160GB 5,400RPM 2.5" Windows XP Professional SP3 LED (Non-gloss) 1024x600 intergrated 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
6 cell battery Samsung Wireless mouse 3000 / touchpad anything 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel ATOM N450 @ 1.66Ghz <unknown> Intel GMA3150 256mb 2GB DDR2-800 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
160GB 5,400RPM 2.5" Windows XP Professional SP3 LED (Non-gloss) 1024x600 intergrated 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
6 cell battery Samsung Wireless mouse 3000 / touchpad anything 
  hide details  
Reply
post #40 of 54
dont do stuff that you think would harm your computer. be careful when on the internet. use an av program if you want to.
Buena Vista
(18 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 4790K [4.6GHz] [1.25V] Asus Maximus VII Formula [BIOS 3003] NVIDIA GTX 1080 Ti FE [2050MHz] [12GHz QDR] Samsung MV-3V4G3 16GB (4x4GB) DDR3 2133 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Intel 535 Series 240GB [RAID 1] Crucial M500 960GB Seagate Barracuda 3TB Western Digital VelociRaptor 500GB [RAID 0] 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Corsair H110i GT (Qty 2) Phanteks PH-F140XP Microsoft Windows 10 Pro [64-bit] Dell S2716DG [G-Sync] 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer BlackWidow Chroma EVGA Supernova G2 1300W NZXT H440 [Black/Red] Logitech G900 
Mouse PadAudio
Razer Firefly Logitech G933 
  hide details  
Reply
Buena Vista
(18 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 4790K [4.6GHz] [1.25V] Asus Maximus VII Formula [BIOS 3003] NVIDIA GTX 1080 Ti FE [2050MHz] [12GHz QDR] Samsung MV-3V4G3 16GB (4x4GB) DDR3 2133 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Intel 535 Series 240GB [RAID 1] Crucial M500 960GB Seagate Barracuda 3TB Western Digital VelociRaptor 500GB [RAID 0] 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Corsair H110i GT (Qty 2) Phanteks PH-F140XP Microsoft Windows 10 Pro [64-bit] Dell S2716DG [G-Sync] 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer BlackWidow Chroma EVGA Supernova G2 1300W NZXT H440 [Black/Red] Logitech G900 
Mouse PadAudio
Razer Firefly Logitech G933 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Networking & Security
Overclock.net › Forums › Software, Programming and Coding › Networking & Security › Keeping your computer "safe"