Virtual Sandbox Alternatives

    Virtual Sandbox is described as 'Stops spyware and virus infections, protects privacy, allows for the safe isolated execution of untrusted programs, blocks malicious access to personal files and local networks, isolates email attachments for safe execution, and discards file or registry changes made while' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Virtual Sandbox for Windows, Linux and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Firejail, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Virtual Sandbox are Toolwiz Time Freeze (Free), SHADE Sandbox (Freemium), VMware ThinApp (Paid) and R&S Browser in the Box (Paid).

    This page was last updated Mar 23, 2016

    1. Firejail is a 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.
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    2. Toolwiz Time Freeze is an effective Instant System Restore software to keep your computer system safe and protect your computer from undesired changes. It can also protect your files and folders from changes with a secure password protection.


    3. SHADE Sandbox is an alternative for antivirus and a tool for virtualization. It locally virtualizes applications (i.e.
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    4. VMware ThinApp (formerly Thinstall) is an application virtualization and portable application creator suite by VMware that can package conventional applications so that they become portable applications.
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    5. 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.


    6. The Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) is a utility that helps prevent vulnerabilities in software from being successfully exploited. EMET achieves this goal by using security mitigation technologies.
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    7. Restores your computer to its original configuration discarding unwanted computer changes. Just log off or reboot. Clean Slate is easy yet powerful.
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    8. Thinstation is a basic and small, yet very powerful, open source thin client operating system supporting all major connectivity protocols: Citrix ICA, NoMachine NX, 2X ThinClient, Microsoft Windows terminal services (RDP, via RDesktop), VMWare Horizon View, Cendio ThinLinc...
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    9. Windows portable app maker: launcher(s), runtime, and gui designed to help you run non-portable applications in a portable manner.

      Discontinued

      The source code of this program is located in sourceforge site (https://sourceforge.net/projects/jauntepe/), where this program is marked as "inactive".
      Last update: 2012-07-05

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      • Windows
      BUFFERZONE is a patented containment solution that isolates threats to defend endpoints from malware, zero-days, ransomware, drive-bys and more.
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