Sandboxing is the act of restricting permissions of programs to the bare minimum they require to operate.

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Isolate user from the rest of the system..?

There is a non-techsavvy user, who doesn't want to learn, and can only use Windows XP or 7. The problem is, that the computer is shared which she would like to use, and the computer stores sensitive, ...
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VirtualBox - Guest Addons as a security risk to the Host PC?

I'm setting up a Windows virtual machine in VirtualBox with the intent of using it as a sandbox for testing unknown or potentially dangerous applications. My question: would installing the Guest ...
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Program that “fences” installed programs so they do not contaminate Windows?

A while ago, I saw a program that basically created a sort of "sandbox" for a program before it was installed. The main benefit of using this programs to install other programs was that it allowed for ...
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Where can I find a sandboxed version of ie9?

I'd like to install ie9, but I want to keep my ie8 for web devellopment purposes. How can I do that ? Also, if it is possible for others version of IE (6, 7, 8), I would be happy.
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Installing programs in a sandbox or virtual environment

I have a new PC with zero viruses. I want to keep it that way. Is the best way to do that using anti-virus software (like security essentials)? Should I be using a sandbox or a virtual PC? a ...
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Symantec Endpoint Virtualization Suite or Sandboxie? [closed]

Years back I used Altiris SVS which is now Symantec Endpoint Virtualization and I liked it but I ended up switching to Sandboxie. It how since been updated by Symantec and I am considering switching ...
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Google Chrome, GDI++, and --no-sandbox

I use Google Chrome as the most preferrable web browser, and I'm also a fan of GDI++ (but not gdipp) tool that allows to replace the system font renderer to a MacOS-like one. That tool is able to ...
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How to sandbox a VMWare image as much as possible

The situation: -A corporate environment, with a corporate managed XP desktop (locked down, patched regularly, restricted user rights, no manual install of SW, AV, etc.) The requirement: -Using ...
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How can I install iTunes in such a way that it can't put any “hooks” or helper programs on my computer?

I'm buying a new iPad, which means I must once again install iTunes. I've not used iTunes in more than 6 months, since I bought a new computer. I don't like iTunes, but I can live with using it to ...
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Does “SandBoxie” slow down the system?

I'm currently working with many video editing programs, which have conflicts with their components (Pinnacle, Avid, Premiere, Corel Video Studio, and others). Could Sandboxie slow down my workflow ...
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How to allow anonymous ssh login to a Linux box and only run one program?

I have a text based game installed on a Linux server, and I would like to allow logins on that server via SSH, but with restrictions. The login should go directly to the game which reads keyboard ...
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how to use auto sandbox in avast 6

how to use auto sandbox in avast 6? Is this automatic? If you launch an executable file is it automatically contained in the sandbox?
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How to sandbox and run programs that require administrator privileges on limited-user PC?

This question is bugging me for a while. How do I sandbox any application and run it on PC where I have only limited privileges (not administrative) ? Surely, the application will require the UAC and ...
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Windows Application Sandboxing or Virtualization

For a new development task, I will have to use Microsoft Windows (I haven't used Windows for several years). Normally, I run different applications in several virtual machines. With Windows this ...
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Sandbox tool on OpenSUSE with operation not permited

I have installed Se Linux on my OpenSUSE 11.3 system. All configuration are correct. When I use the sandbox tool: > LANG=C sandbox -X -H sehome -T tmp -t sandbox_web_t firefox /usr/bin/chcon: ...
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How to virtualize Windows 7 guest on a Windows 7 host?

I've been using VirtualBox for a while to virtualize Ubuntu inside Windows 7. Now I'm wanting to make a Windows 7 guest sandbox inside a Windows 7 host to install experimental software and tweak ...
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Safely run arbitrary commands in Linux

I would like the user to specify a list of commands for gathering statistics about the system that he/she is interested in. I would run these under various scenarios automatically. However I'm not ...
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Alternative To Altiris SVS For OS X?

Is there an alternative to Altiris S.V.S. (Altiris Software Virtualization Suite) for OS X? Something that can revert all changes an application has made to the system.
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Firefox Add-on for Opening Pages in Separate “Sandboxes” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to maintain different active sessions in single firefox and internet explorer? Is there a Firefox add-on that will allow someone to easily open up a page in a new ...
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Encapsulate applications from overall system for easy removal?

I'm working on a new project for the next month or so, but, I'm not using my computer ... my concern is how to keep this computer configurations untouchable, or how to restore them. I may add a ...
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Browser sandbox

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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Best kiosk/access control software? [closed]

My kids have been messing around with my wife's computer. Changing icon file names, removing icons, duplicating icons, removing widgets, deleting bookmarks, etc. I can't seem to find some sort of ...
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I need to run a win32 executable which I do not trust. Is there any free online service / sandbox which could do it for me? [closed]

I need to run a win32 executable which I do not trust. Is there any free online service which could do it for me?
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Virtual machine-type-software where you can install other software and test it

I remember some software which was like a virtual PC except you didn't need to install an OS, it used the real one. You installed software on it and could use the software in the "virtual PC" and it ...
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Windows 64bit Sandboxing software alternatives

As you might know sandboxing software doesn't work in 64bit Windows due to patchguard. What are the alternatives for a person looking to test untrusted / temporary software? Edit: @Nick I'd prefer an ...