Shade sandbox

Shade sandbox is a sandbox-based isolation program developed by Eugene Balabanov[1]. Shade is distributed to consumers as a shareware solution. It creates an isolated virtual environment within your computer: rather than running software and browsing the Internet directly, you can instead perform these actions through a fenced-off safe area. This mechanism creates a highly controlled environment for running untested or untrustworthy apps without threatening host operating system.

Shade Sandbox
Shade sandbox logo.png
Shade 1.8
Shade 1.8
Original author(s)Eugene Balabanov
Developer(s)SHADE Sandbox LLC
Written inC++
Operating systemWindows XP SP3 Windows Vista SP2 Windows 7 Windows 8.x Windows 10
PlatformIA-32 and x64
Size~14 MB
Available inEnglish, German, Polish, Chinese, Ukrainian and Russian
TypeSecurity software
LicenseShareware
Websitewww.shadesandbox.com

ArchitectureEdit

Shade sandbox is basically a plugin for an engine, also developed by Eugene Balabanov which enables developers to build security-related solutions such as file monitors , API Spy utilities and, of course, virtual environments. The platform is available for corporate customers as vendor's site suggests. These are some capabilities the platform provides to plugins:

  • Control over file system operations
  • Control over registry operations
  • A DLL injection mechanism so that plugins could alter processes behavior. For instance, Shade itself exploits this capability to draw a frame over "shaded" application windows

ReceptionEdit

Findmysoft has rated Shade Sandbox 5 out of 5 stars, naming it Essential [2]

Softpedia describes Shade as "Simple, yet reliable anti-virus protection" [3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Eugene's LinkedIn Profile".
  2. ^ "Shade Sandbox". FindMySoft. FindMySoft. Retrieved 10 October 2015.
  3. ^ "Shade Sandbox". Softpedia.

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