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Windows 7: Block down *.tmp files

12 Oct 2015   #1
mesajflaviu

Win 7 32 bit
 
 
Block down *.tmp files

Is there any method, through Windows Firewall or other, to block *.tmp file (or *.tmp.exe as well) to be downloaded ? I noticed that most of attacks comes by these kind of files ... could you help me ? Thank you.


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12 Oct 2015   #2
Callender

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Well my thoughts are:

You would not want to block all .tmp files as some of these are useful. Don't know much about Windows Firewall as I never use it.

Some ideas:

You can use UVK's Execute Prevent:

UVK Help - Execute Prevent

However configuration isn't easy and it's also easy to get it wrong and block legitimate files.

You can use VoodooShield:

It whitelists any files on your system and block anything new that tries to execute, scans it with multiple AV's and gives you options to allow. block, sandbox or quarantine. It requires some knowledge to make decisions on files that you wish to allow to run.

https://voodooshield.com/ - I use the Pro version.

Some recent temp files from my machine that I allowed:
Block down *.tmp files-voodooshield-settings.jpg
I use Spy The Spy to monitor any newly created executables in defined directiories:

Universal Spyware and virus tracker

Spy-The-Spy

In action just now on my machine:
Block down *.tmp files-sts.jpg
Then I also use SecureAge Secure Aplus that only checks any unsigned files that attempt to run and scans them with multiple AV's with the option to trust or block.

SecureAPlus - Free 12 Cloud Anti-Virus & Application Whitelisting Security Software - free for one year. Need the version with no AV and not the full version.


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14 Oct 2015   #3
mesajflaviu

Win 7 32 bit
 
 

Kindly thank you, it really help me ! I need to made a little research to see what solution to choose . See you soon !
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