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Anti-Spyware

Spyware is software that aims to gather information about a person or organization without their knowledge and that may send such information to another entity without the consumer's consent, or that asserts control over a computer without the consumer's knowledge; it has also come to include programs that engage in various kinds of electronic fraud. Anti-spyware is software that removes or blocks that software; some common vendors include Malwarebytes, McAfee, Spybot-Search and Destroy, Ad-Aware and BitDefender.

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Q1:
I'm trying to establish if my Officescan  has Officescan's Ransomware protection below :

Ransomware Protection Enhancements in OfficeScan 11.0 SP1 Critical Patch 6054
Detection details of the OSCE 11.0 SP1 Critical Patch 6054 Ransomware Prevention Summary widget

Above 2 lines are extracted from link below:
https://success.trendmicro.com/solution/1111377-enabling-the-ransomware-protection-feature-in-officescan-osce


Q2:
Last screen in the attached shows  Scheduled Scan is disabled : is it a good idea to enable it
& I thought to have it enabled either during lunch hours (for users who bring home their
laptops) or in the night (for users who leave their PCs/laptops powered on in the office at night):
I've heard many recommendations that on-demand scheduled scan is quite essential too.
Just that it's hard to determine which laptops are being brought home

attachment is what's shown on my laptop
TMofficescanver.docx
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Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) how can I install the agent with out a SEPM server ?

I want to be able to install a SEP agent on a local machine with out pointing to any master server ,

I want to install just the agent on the windows box and at some time later point to a master server for SEPM

here is a link that is some help but does not fully answer my question
https://support.symantec.com/en_US/article.TECH171767.html

thanks !
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Hi,

I got this message (The file c:\...\.ost cannot be accessed because another workstation has modified it. Close and then restart mail enabled applications. You might need to restart your computer)
is this means somebody spying on my computer ?
I am afraid somebody implanted a key logger in my computer
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I have a question about Symantec Endpoint Protection.  We are trying to block USB access but are running into an issue with one of our devices.  From what I can tell, things like imaging devices are not supposed to be blocked.

However, many of our stations have ID scanners that are being blocked.  When I look in the device manager the ID scanners do show up as imaging devices.  

I'm not seeing how you white list a device.  

Thanks in advance for any help.
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This is not a real virus.  AVG just does not recognize the program.
I made an executable file that AVG stops from downloading.
It says it Threat: DRep.
I scanned it on my computer since its my own file and AVG says its clean on my computer, but aborts the download from website.
Other people are also complaining about this.
Any suggestions how to stop avg from aborting?
Thank You
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Hi There,

For the past few weeks users on my network and users they typically email have been complaining about receiving a lot of spam from our users.  I have gone around to every computer and ran malware cleaning tools such as malwarebytes, superantispyware, ccleaner, adwcleaner, antivirus and so on.  I have found many problems and removed them but the spam will stop for a few days then suddenly come back with a ton of emails.  Our email is hosted by an outside company like godaddy and it is pop.  We don't have a good firewall yet so i can't scan the logs of the firewall.  Is there another way to scan the network to detect which pc has the spambot infection and do you know how to remove the virus.
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We use Symantec Endpoint Protections (currently v12.1.6) on our end user PC's. Remote users connect in remotely via Checkpoint SSL VPN.

We are testing SEP v14, which was released in November, and have a group of testers with it installed.  Now remote testers have reported (and we've verified/replicated) an issue where the "Endpoint Compliance Scanner report" fails that the Anti-Virus rule fails (Portal administrator requires you to have Symantec antivirus running and updated within the last 2 weeks). Another failure is similar for an Anti-Spyware rule.

This works fine with SEP v12.x, and the Checkpoint Network Extender version is 7.01.0000.  Screen shots are attached.

Has anyone run into this one yet?


Thank you,
Kevin
SEPM-v14-and-VPN-issue-screen-shots.docx
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My domain controller continuously tries to access the same external IP address.  it is alerting my anti-malware program with several alerts.  I run scans with both the anti-malware and antivirus programs but neither finds anything.  The alert says it is coming from the domain controller using dns.exe.  I need to know where i can look on the DC to find the source that is trying to access this IP.
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my server is recently attacked by a ransomware called globe . any help would be appreciated . some files look encrypted with a file extension of .globe or .link.globe

please advise
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Guys,

for those that are using Trend Micro to protect their corporate file servers, I would like to know if the global setting above is generally used. The documentation says it increases cpu load and scanning times. Would love to know what other guys do in their systems. Is it safe to run ? Has it given you any problem ?

Thanks!
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Trying to update my Micrsoft Office 2008 on my Mac Pro Laptop. The URL given for the update does not work. Is there another URL I can go to for the update. My MacPro running system is OS 10.6.8. Don't want to update it at this time.
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how can i create exception for port 5566 snd 6677 in Symantec Endpoint for Cyberoam CTAS
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Anti-Spyware

Spyware is software that aims to gather information about a person or organization without their knowledge and that may send such information to another entity without the consumer's consent, or that asserts control over a computer without the consumer's knowledge; it has also come to include programs that engage in various kinds of electronic fraud. Anti-spyware is software that removes or blocks that software; some common vendors include Malwarebytes, McAfee, Spybot-Search and Destroy, Ad-Aware and BitDefender.