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Re: VoodooShield Beta Thread
« Reply #15 on: March 05, 2016, 10:51:42 pm »
 ;D I am always lagging behind! meaning I'm LATE!
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Re: VoodooShield Beta Thread
« Reply #16 on: March 06, 2016, 04:35:23 pm »
Yes you are Sherry!  :P  beta

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Re: VoodooShield Beta Thread
« Reply #17 on: April 26, 2016, 12:04:48 am »
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Re: VoodooShield Beta Thread
« Reply #18 on: April 27, 2016, 01:05:40 pm »
Here is the final to do list for VS 3.0

- This hardly ever happens, but there is a path is denied error. It will be a super easy fix (the code is already written), I just have to be able to reproduce this error first.

- Cloud command lines feature… this will be easy, but there is a lot of busy work

- Activate the realtime scanning of processes on VS’s startup. It is already in the code and ready to go, but it is not activated… I wanted to fix all of the other bugs first.

- Cuckoo Sandbox RDP for Windows 10… Can someone who is running Windows 10 confirm either way if the Cuckoo Sandbox is working for them or not? If it is not working, I think I know what is wrong. Please let me know!

- Mini prompt location… sometimes it is too far to the left. This is an easy fix.

- Sign with SHA 256… I just need to find my password for the signature. I put it somewhere so I would not lose it, but guess what, I lost it ;).

If there is anything that I am missing, please let me know. I will catch up on the posts I missed asap! Thank you!

http://www.voodooshield.com/artwork/InstallVoodooShield314.exe
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Re: VoodooShield Beta Thread
« Reply #19 on: May 02, 2016, 02:45:57 am »
Here is VS 3.16 beta This should fix most of the Windows 10 issues. I have not heard back from Vlad yet (he has a lot going on at the moment), but I think this is the way he would have fixed it, but I guess we will see for sure soon ;).

www.voodooshield.com/artwork/InstallVoodooShield316.exe

https://voodooshield.com/
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Re: VoodooShield Beta Thread
« Reply #20 on: June 23, 2016, 04:08:34 pm »
OK..downloaded and we have a problem Houston!!
a little pop up that says..and I hope this did not happen(being b.e.t.a. still)

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Re: VoodooShield Beta Thread
« Reply #21 on: June 23, 2016, 04:24:54 pm »
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Re: VoodooShield Beta Thread
« Reply #22 on: June 23, 2016, 04:25:32 pm »
I am running windows xp pro...and if this is the future...dang it!!

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Re: VoodooShield Beta Thread
« Reply #23 on: June 23, 2016, 04:31:50 pm »
I see that version that does work is not around..should have not removed it

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Re: VoodooShield Beta Thread
« Reply #24 on: July 12, 2016, 04:25:02 pm »
Hey everyone, here is the latest version, and here is what was changed.

- Added even more logging to see if we can isolate the freeze issue. I think there were a couple of different things causing the freeze issue, mainly because various users would describe the bug a little different. Also, VS used to freeze on my every 2 or so days, now it is every 10-15 days. Either way, we have to be getting close to figuring it out.
- The bug that Umbra found in Custom Folders should be fixed, if not, please let me know.
- I also just last night discovered a bug... I think someone mentioned this to me before, I was not sure what they meant. Anyway, for example, if you are running VS on AutoPilot and you download something with Internet Explorer, then try to run the file, VS will think it is an exploit (even though it is not). Anyway, that is fixed now, and AutoPilot should be even more user-friendly now. I do not think there is a chance that fixing this bug opened up a security hole, but if something is not quite right, please let me know!

http://www.voodooshield.com/artwork/InstallVoodooShield330.exe

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Re: VoodooShield Beta Thread
« Reply #25 on: September 03, 2017, 10:02:52 pm »
beta
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Here is VS 4.0 BETA! Once again, sorry it took so long… if you knew what all was involved, you would completely understand. There are still a few small things that I need to adjust in the next day or two, but they are just very small issues.

The only thing I am worried about is the registration. I have tested it on my end with several computers, and it seems to be working correctly, but who knows what can happen, with firewalls and what not.
BTW, some of the file / process info in Settings / Whitelist and User Log that appears to be missing, is not really missing. I will explain this in further detail later if you guys need me to, but I think you guys will know what I mean.

If you have any problems, please let me know. Otherwise, I am going to step away from the computer for as long as possible, and I will catch up on posts and pms I missed asap, thank you guys[/b]!

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Re: VoodooShield Beta Thread
« Reply #26 on: September 03, 2017, 10:04:43 pm »
More info from MalewareTips post and forum
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As far as the rules are concerned… this is the reason why they are vital.

Traditional application whitelisting utilities, for the most part, have an if then statement similar to this pseudocode…
If the blockedProcess is not on the whitelist then

blockProcess = true
End If

VS has around 50 or so (I have not counted) hard coded rules that I have written over the last few years, that automatically allow safe items that should not be blocked… here is a pseudocode example…

If VoodooShield is on AutoPilot and the blockedProcessParent is on the whitelist

If the blockedProcess VoodooAi < .3333 and the blockedProcess BlacklistScan < 3 then

blockProcess = false

End If

End If

The reason these items should not be blocked is simple… the average user should not be burdened with dangerous and unnecessary affirmative user prompts. Not only are user prompts annoying, but they are dangerous. Your security software can only cry wolf so many times before the end user automatically clicks the allow button.

VS does a great job of auto allowing safe items using its hard coded rules, but we need to do even more to reduce dangerous affirmative user prompts. User prompts do not bother security enthusiasts or professionals… but believe me, the average end user cannot stand them. I swear, most average users will uninstall VS, or any deny by default software, after only a couple of blocks.

There is only one way that deny by default solutions will ever reach the masses. Believe me, I know, I have worked directly with thousands of end users since 1999, and I know their squeal point. I see them in person, or hear them on the phone when they say “VoodooShield blocked…” and they sound incredibly frustrated.

So the whole point of the rules wizard is to take these rules one step further, and allow as many safe items as possible for the end user. The really cool thing is that we can add all of the rules to the default ruleset, so it will be completely seamless to the end user. And if the end user wants to choose one of the other community rulesets… perhaps one that is more aggressive, then they can do that as well.

As I was saying, this is just the first implementation of the new rules wizard feature. Even in its current state, it is highly flexible and granular, but we will develop this feature even more over the next few months and add several more parameters, so it will become even more flexible.

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Re: VoodooShield Beta Thread
« Reply #27 on: December 03, 2017, 05:55:30 pm »
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Re: VoodooShield Beta Thread
« Reply #28 on: December 03, 2017, 08:06:07 pm »
how do i activate this on my laptop..
« Last Edit: December 03, 2017, 08:43:49 pm by hayc59 »

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Re: VoodooShield Beta Thread
« Reply #29 on: December 03, 2017, 09:27:58 pm »
Well I am trying VoodooShield again now with the free version, it is quite a while since a ran it so it will be interesting.