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Would running a browser in a sandbox environment prevent viruses/spyware? Will this session be considered secure & anonymous?

EDIT: I use SPOON & my question is based on this browser plugin.

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Would running a browser in a sandbox environment prevent viruses/spyware?

While nothing is 100% impenetrable, browsing the interwebs inside a sandbox is much safer than outside.

Will this session be considered secure & anonymous?

A sandbox isn't necessarily about anonymity, unless you delete the sandbox and wipe the free space after using it (or run the sandbox through a RAM disk).

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@Molly - Are you saying even when using a browser sandbox plugin like Spoon, it isn't anonymous? – SoftwareGeek Feb 20 '10 at 2:30

I can't guarantee you that it's anonymous, but Sandboxie should be able to do the trick

http://sandboxie.com/

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thanks but i am specifically asking about spoon browser plugin. Please see my updated question. – SoftwareGeek Feb 20 '10 at 2:39

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