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    Firejail Alternatives

    Firejail is described as 'SUID security sandbox program that reduces the risk of security breaches by restricting the running environment of untrusted applications using Linux namespaces and seccomp-bpf' and is a Virtualization tool in the security & privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Firejail for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Android and Sandboxie. The best alternative is Sandboxie Plus, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Firejail are Windows Sandbox, Shadow Defender, SHADE Sandbox and Cuckoo Sandbox.

    Firejail is mainly a Virtualization Tool but alternatives to it may also be Web Browsers or Anti-Virus Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Firejail.
    This page was last updated May 22, 2022
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    Firejail is a SUID security sandbox program that reduces the risk of security breaches by restricting the running...
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    1. Sandboxie Plus creates a sandbox-like isolated operating environment in which applications can be run or installed without permanently modifying the local or mapped drive.
    2. a new lightweight desktop environment tailored for safely running applications in isolation.

    3. Shadow Defender is an easy-to-use security solution (for Windows operating systems) that protects your PC/laptop real environment against malicious activity and unwanted changes.
    4. SHADE Sandbox is an alternative for antivirus and a tool for virtualization. It locally virtualizes applications (i.e.
    5. Cuckoo Sandbox is a modular, automated malware analysis system.
      Cuckoo Sandbox vs Firejail opinions
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      This runs processes in a Virtual windows machine. Does not sandbox processes on the OS you are using.
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago


      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      Interactive malware hunting service. Any environments ready for live testing most type of threats. Without install. Without waiting.
    6. A Mandatory Access Control (MAC) system which is a kernel (LSM) enhancement to confine programs to a limited set of resources.
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    7. Unprivileged sandboxing tool.
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    8. The Virtual Environment for secured and comfortable Web Browsing: On the basis of a “Browser-in-the-Box” concept a virtual machine is provided with a reduced operating system and a web browser encapsulated therein.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      The Sandbox application.
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