Questions tagged [sandbox]

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

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Ho to give Windows 10 sandbox low level access to optical drives?

I want to run in the sandbox an application that needs direct access to optical drives to perform low level quality scans. I copied the executable and it works, but it doesn't see any drive. How ...
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Running Sandbox on Window 10 Home - Error: 0x80072746 The connection to sandbox was lost

I had Win 10 Home 1809. I read that Sandbox can run only on build 1903, So I upgraded to 1908, and installed sandbox with this guide It didn't work, and I kept getting 0x80072746 error. It seems like ...
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How to tell if a Window Store app is sandboxed?

There are lots of articles claiming apps on the Windows Store are sandboxed I maybe that used to be true but that seems clearly false with apps like Python or Ubuntu or Norton Security on the store. ...
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How to block file access for a program except its parent folder using Sandboxie on Windows

What I'm trying to achieve is to allow a program to read files in the same folder and subfolders but deny access to all files outside of the parent folder. Example: The sandboxed program C:/programs/...
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Windows Application Guard browser not connecting to the internet, error 0x800706ba

So I've tried reinstalling WDAG a few times and I keep getting this error after the computer boots up, when i load up Edge and start my WDAG session, once the window opens it has no internet ...
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Sandboxie bypass Avast firewall

I have some rules created for prevent internet access for some programs in the Avast Premium Security firewall. When a new program tries to connect internet Avast ask me for a permission and -if I ...
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Renaming Virtual Box Linux kernel modules

I am trying to make a sandbox in order to examine behavior of malware. In order to provoke malware execution I need to make VM to be undetectable by malware. I am using VirtualBox, and VirtualBox ...
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Turning on the Windows 10 feature “Windows Sandbox” fails and throws an error (0x800F0922)

When trying to turn on the Windows Sandbox feature, the installation fails and throws 0x800F0922 with no concrete error message, it just says: The changes couldn't be completed. Please, reboot your ...
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Windows sandbox memory limit

How do I increase the amount of memory available within Windows Sandbox? The default 4GB is not enough for some heavy programs. There seems to be nothing related in .wsb configuration files
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Conversion javascript code from storeEval to executeScript_Sandbox (Selenium Ide Kantu Ui.Vision)

I need a conversion of two javascript code to obtain date and time in prefered format from storeEval To executeScript_Sandbox to use in Selenium Ide Kantu Ui.Vision From some update storeEval is ...
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Is drag and drop and shared clipboard a way for a malware to escape a virtual machine or sandbox?

Windows sandbox does it, you can enable them on many other virtual machine software too. And I think in stuff like Sandboxie, the clipboard is shared too.
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Running untrusted application on Wine

I want to play some offline Windows game on GNU/Linux, so I think I should use Wine. This game does not have available source code so I don't trust it as there were spyware cases already (like ...
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Why it seems two ip addresses are assigned to the same guest in Virtual Box?

I have a VirtualBox guest installed on my Windows 7 host, which is a hortonwork sandbox. The sandbox is up and running as below: From the output, it indicates using localhost:4200 to access it via ...
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Is there a way to use firejail sandbox with tor browser?

The title says it all Is there a way to sandbox tor browser with firejail on linux . I am using firejail --noprofile --[other tags] ./path/to/start-tor-browser but this mathod not working. It ...
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VMware Workstation can be run after disabling Device/Credential Guard

I tried to install Windows Sandbox on my Windows 10 Home installation. Now that I have done that, VMWare Workstation, does not work and I have started to recieve the following error "VMware ...
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I think I broke windows

I was on Win10 Home and as I admired the new sandbox abilities I tried to activate it on my Home version by following Darkmodded here. His method didn't work, it gave me an error saying "connection ...
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Error: 0x80072746 The connection to sandbox was lost

Please visit to my original post here. I updated laptop to Windows 10 Home Edition 1903. Using this tutorial: Enable Windows Sandbox Feature in Windows 10 Home Edition I enabled Windows Sandbox on my ...
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Inside Windows 10 Sandbox

Windows 10 is scheduled to push 1903 edition which has built in sand box feature. Where can we find some deep tech inside of the feature? For example, can we play video games at almost native ...
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Docker for sandboxing desktop (GUI) applications & games

My idea is to install Docker on my Windows 10 computer, and run some programs in their own container. This would have various pros: Having some applications separated from others. Being able to run ...
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Can I enable Windows Sandbox feature in a VMWare Workstation virtual machine?

I'm trying to test the Windows Sandbox feature released for Windows insiders. I have Win10 Pro 1809 build 18309 installed in a virtual machine in VMWare Workstation. So when I go to enable it, I'm ...
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PAC manager unable to read .ssh files

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and had to reinstall PAC manager. It has been installed as a snap, and now it is running sandboxed and with no access to my $HOME/.ssh folder to access my public ...
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What precautions are enough to create a sandbox for a scripting language?

We have an ongoing discussion to add some functionality to a project by adding scripting support and it's stucked at security concerns. Think that a language will be used for configuration purposes, ...
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Extensive use of CPU by antivirus

I have Guardian NetSecure anti-virus installed in my PC. Task manager shows that a process named Browser SandboxSafe Browsing Security Service(Core Browsing Protection), which seems to be part of the ...
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Using firejail on firefox

I'm using firejail to sandbox Firefox, but doing /home/me/bin/firejail /home/me/local/bin/Firefox emits the below: execvp: no such file or directory. Under strace there are multiple entries of ...
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How to Restrict Windows software to specific directory?

Imagine I have an untrusted software which Do Not Want to access any directory except the one I specify (Restrict software access to an specific directory) Is there a way other than (Virtual machine &...
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Sandboxing linux within windows [closed]

I'm trying to work out the best way to set up my computer so that I can run Linux as my main OS and Windows for gaming and working with Media Files. I've looked into Virtualization and set up a ...
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Is Firefox really that insecure for not having sandbox like Chrome? [closed]

I am now using Firefox instead of Google Chrome for daily use, however I read in some sites that Firefox lacks in security while being better at privacy and Chrome the other way around. Is Firefox ...
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Keep a software running [closed]

I have a software that I don't want to close! I would like to sleep/resume it instead of close open. I could use a VirtualBox to sleep/resume the system but I don't want to use this solution. Any ...
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Limit privileges of a systemd service to a minimum

I am writing a systemd service file for fai-monitor (8). This daemon listens on a single port, receives TCP connections, and writes a single log file with interesting information. To reduce the ...
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How to sandbox untrusted monitor driver

I am considering getting an e-ink monitor (Dasung Paperlike Pro) due to eyestrain. It looks like installation on macOS requires disabling of System Integrity Protection. I'd like to avoid that. Is ...
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Running program in an isolated desktop / sandbox with access to original hardware

There is this program "Desktops.exe" by Sysinternals. Using this program, one can create more desktops. You can still use the usual file system, it's just another desktop, but it still uses the real ...
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Chrome JS/CSS cache with regards to --no-sandbox switch

Basically, what I would like to learn is to how the Chrome's JS/CSS cache works with regards to --no-sandbox command line switch. To be more precise, it's not clear to me whether the browser is ...
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Let an app have an independent mouse (like vm)

At work they use a really old app to fetch some data that hasn't autodownload. So every 10minutes i must manually go, switch to that app, and click a button to start the process. ¿Is there any way to ...
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What is the network adapter configuration necessary for a client-style VMWare Player on a laptop?

While I've been able to get a Vmware player (12.5.7) Hortonworks 2.4 sandbox to work on my desktop under the NAT adapter without issue, I cannot get a separate Vmware player (same version) to work in ...
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How to Run two OS simultaneously on one Laptop [closed]

There is a program I must run which takes up the entire OS and will shut off if the application is closed or minimized to another program, so I was wondering if there is a way to make the program ...
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Why don't Unix/Linux don't get malware while Windows does? [closed]

Windows is a commercial OS, so it should probably be the more secure one, as it's the moral/professional duty of people who are making money out of it. But Linux, which is open-source to both good ...
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Is there a way to isolate an application from environment variables for testing code?

I am developing an application on Windows that makes use of DLL files available in the system PATH variable. Those DLLs are in my my PATH for my development environment. However the application ...
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redirect traffic from bridge to http proxy

If I create a new instance of an ethernet bridge: # brctl addbr br1 # ip link set dev br1 up # ip addr add 10.100.100.1/24 dev br1 Start tinyproxy listening on localhost on its default port 8888: # ...
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Is it expected that firejail allows R/W outside of the sandbox without “--overlay” flag?

Just installed firejail on Ubuntu 16.04 (version 0.9.38) and according to this linux-magazine article, by default it should make R/O the entire filesystem: The programs in the sandbox have only ...
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How can I run an untrusted executable on linux safely?

I have downloaded an executable compiled by a third party and I need it to run on my box (Ubuntu 16.04 - x64) with full access to HW resources such as CPU and GPU (through nVidia drivers). Suppose ...
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How to sandbox code in chroot for multiple users?

What am I trying to do? I'm writing a code evaluator using chroot and python and went to hackerrank for some inspiration. What I think is happening at Hackerrank? Hackerrank creates run-...
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Extracting Files from a Virus-Filled Hard Drive

I need to restore some documents, images, music, etc. from an old hard drive, which is filled with viruses. I have a SATA-USB docking station in order to connect the old hard drive to my computer, ...
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Apple Yosemite root problems

I always work as a root user, and I've been facing some problems: Finder never saves passwords. Icon positioning changes aren't saved. Other problems in strong sandbox hardening and I can't load a ...
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Minimum possible permissions for a Win7 user to login?

On my Win7 Pro x64 system, I would like to run a program I have 99% confidence in (specifically, Blitzgewitter by Titan). However, on the off chance of a trojan, I would like to run it in a sandboxed ...
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Using Windows 10 in a virtual machine. Can it be done?

I am currently running 8.1. I'd like to try out Windows 10 and if I like it upgrade. If not, I'll keep running as I am. I've never used a virtual machine before: can Window 10 be used from a virtual ...
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Sandboxie not Working on Windows 10

I am having an issue with Sandboxie not working on the latest build of Windows 10. Every time I try to start a program in a sandbox, I get the following error. I understand that Sandboxie requires ...
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How to remove “Ads by AdFreeApp” Malware in Google Chrome?

I have been looking all over the internet, to remove this Google Chrome based malware. I have encountered such malwares in the past, and I was able to remove it by disabling the extensions, delete ...
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Better understanding program detected as virus w/ sandbox

My AV solution detected a program as a virus. Can someone point me in the right direction to learn more about the following points? 1) What exactly about the program was determined as the triggering ...
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LXC: Automating running an application inside a container

I'm working on a project that automatically compiles, executes and tests the output of submitted programs in C, C++, Java and Python. Obviously this needs to happen inside some sort of secured ...
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Launch executable with custom root directory

How can I launch an executable so it thinks that the root directory is at a custom path, and not at the actual root. I thought it would be possible with sandbox-exec, but I haven't found any ways so ...