Faronics Anti-Executable Alternatives

    Faronics Anti-Executable is described as 'ensures workstation protection and productivity by allowing only approved programs to run. Any other programs – whether malicious, unlicensed, or simply unwanted – are blocked from ever executing' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Faronics Anti-Executable for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Windows Server 2008 R2, CentOS and Windows Server 2003. The best alternative is Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit Beta. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try OSArmor or VoodooShield. Other great apps like Faronics Anti-Executable are Carbon Black Protection (Paid), AppGuard (Paid), NoVirusThanks EXE Radar Pro (Paid) and Excubits Bouncer (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jul 27, 2021

    1. Previously available as a freemium program, it's now available as a free beta. The non-beta version is now merged with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. The program itself works similarly to EMET; it tries to prevent your programs from being exploited.

      Discontinued

      Included in malwarebytes 3.0 premium per notice on website: https://www.malwarebytes.com/antiexploit/

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    2. Monitor and block suspicious processes behaviors to prevent infections by malware, ransomware, and other threats.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Windows Server 2008 R2
      • CentOS
      • Windows Server 2003
      • Red Hat
      • Windows Server 2012
      Cb Protection is a powerful positive security solution for data centers and critical systems that allows server admins to control change while consolidating agents.
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    3. VoodooShield can protect you from viruses using two different modes to “train” your computer to be protected at all times.
      • Windows
      AppGuard software blocks malware attacks that your existing anti-virus/spyware cannot yet detect. Cyber criminals modify the malicious code they buy off the Internet so your AV/AS can not detect it, which is disturbingly easy. AppGuard does not rely on signatures.
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    4. NoVirusThanks EXE Radar Pro is a useful Windows OS utility designed to alert a user everytime an unknown process tries to run in the system. The end user is able to whitelist, blacklist, allow once, block once or block + delete the executable attemping to load.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      Excubits Bouncer is a powerful path-, hash- and parent-based whitelisting driver that assists you in monitoring, tracking and blocking malicious executables on Microsoft Windows.
    5. Free Open-Source Remote Administration Tool for Windows Quasar is a fast and light-weight remote administration tool coded in C#. Providing high stability and an easy-to-use user interface, Quasar the perfect remote administration solution for you.
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      • Windows
      Restrict access to Windows desktops with Deskman. Protect workstations the way you need, reducing support and security issues. Apply restrictions locally and over your network, privately.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      You can use AppLocker as part of your overall security strategy for the following scenarios: -Help prevent malicious software (malware) and unsupported applications from affecting computers in your environment.
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