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Topic # 150766 2-Aug-2014 12:01
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EMET 5.0 is now available. You should have this installed, regardless of which antivirus/antimalware solution you have on your Windows PC.

Download EMET 5.0 here.




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  Reply # 1100585 2-Aug-2014 12:02
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Woo! I've been waiting for this.

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  Reply # 1100859 2-Aug-2014 20:31
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Thanks for the link. I'll grab it tomorrow.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1101342 3-Aug-2014 22:39
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the master of EMET Chris Jackson (aka App Compat Guy) will be back at TechEd this year and doing a level 400 session on "EMET Internals".

https://newzealand.msteched.com/conference/speakers/chris-jackson/




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is this recommended for the general windows user?
what protection does this provide?
and how on earth do you configure it?

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DamageInc: is this recommended for the general windows user?
what protection does this provide?
and how on earth do you configure it?


I would recommend it for the general windows user given that it, by default (as part of it's wizard you get on first install) protects all the usual apps that are exploited:  Java, Adobe Reader and the Microsoft Products suite.

Just apply the quick profile setting for "Maximum Protection" "Recommended Security Settings" and breath a little easier.

This provides protection against memory exploits, making your PC harder to exploit than it is by default.

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  Reply # 1103091 6-Aug-2014 09:32
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Do NOT apply the Maximum Protection for a general Windows user. It will drive them nuts. Unless you know what you are doing in EMET, always use Recommended Security Settings profile.




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billgates: Do NOT apply the Maximum Protection for a general Windows user. It will drive them nuts. Unless you know what you are doing in EMET, always use Recommended Security Settings profile.


Thanks - I've edited my post.

I'm curious why you say this though - I've had zero problems with this setting on 3 different PCs.

What ceases working correctly with Maximum?

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I am surprised that none of your applications including that use Java and Flash are crashing or not working under Maximum profile out of the box settings.




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billgates: I am surprised that none of your applications including that use Java and Flash are crashing or not working under Maximum profile out of the box settings.


Well I don't use any Java, and the only Flash I'd be using is built into Chrome.  I have Chrome flagged with all settings though.

I did have issues back with the original EMET 4.0 and Samsung Kies, but those seem to have disappeared with EMET5.

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installed, see how it goes

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  Reply # 1177410 17-Nov-2014 15:27
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There is a new release of EMET that addresses a compatibility issue with a security update for Internet Explorer, among other fixes. It is highly recommended that all users of EMET 5.0 upgrade.

Details here: http://blogs.technet.com/b/srd/archive/2014/11/10/emet-5-1-is-available.aspx

Download here: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=43714

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  Reply # 1177414 17-Nov-2014 15:37
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I wondered why IE started pooping itself when I tried to use it yesterday (only because Chrome was pooping itself too)

Thanks for the heads up.




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Most excellent.




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