Bitdefender 2017 brings anti-ransomware, wifi vulnerability checker
September 21, 2016 – 15:51 | No Comment
Bitdefender 2017 brings anti-ransomware, wifi vulnerability checker

Bitdefender has unveiled its 2017 consumer security range, including Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017 ($39.99-), Bitdefender Internet Security 2017 ($59.99-) and Bitdefender Total Security Multi-Device 2017 ($89.99-).
New features include the Wifi Security Scanner, a one-click tool …

Kaspersky 2017 brings VPN, better adware blocking/ removal
August 1, 2016 – 03:50 | No Comment
Kaspersky 2017 brings VPN, better adware blocking/ removal

Kaspersky Labs has release Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2017, Kaspersky Internet Security 2017 and Kaspersky Total Security 2017 in the US and Canada (other territories will follow at the end of August, but everyone can download the …

Bitdefender Total Security 2017 beta now available
July 29, 2016 – 11:09 | Comments Off on Bitdefender Total Security 2017 beta now available
Bitdefender Total Security 2017 beta now available

Bitdefender has announced the first public beta of Bitdefender Total Security 2017 for Windows, OS X and Android.
The major addition this time is wi-fi protection. Every time you connect to a new network, Bitdefender analyses …

Winja is a feature-packed VirusTotal uploader
May 9, 2016 – 05:09 | Comments Off on Winja is a feature-packed VirusTotal uploader
Winja is a feature-packed VirusTotal uploader

Phrozen Software has released Winja, a one-stop VirusTotal uploader and system investigator.
A simple opening menu allows scanning of individual files, downloads or running processes with VirusTotal.

Norton Security Premium 2017 gets first public beta
April 19, 2016 – 16:39 | Comments Off on Norton Security Premium 2017 gets first public beta
Norton Security Premium 2017 gets first public beta

Symantec has released a first public beta of Norton Security Premium 2017, the next generation of its high end security suite.
The new edition introduces “Proactive Exploit Protection”, which aims to prevent malware exploiting holes in …

Remove your PC’s junk files with Kaspersky Cleaner
March 1, 2016 – 07:45 | Comments Off on Remove your PC’s junk files with Kaspersky Cleaner
Remove your PC’s junk files with Kaspersky Cleaner

Russian security vendor Kaspersky has released Kaspersky Cleaner, a free beta for Windows XP and later.
The program is designed to delete junk Windows and application files, check your system settings are giving you the best …

IObit Malware Fighter 4 released
February 24, 2016 – 14:14 | Comments Off on IObit Malware Fighter 4 released
IObit Malware Fighter 4 released

IObit has announced the release of IObit Malware Fighter 4, with what looks like some major improvements in protection.
A new IObit anti-malware engine and a 10x larger database aim to detect and remove even more …

Tron is the ultimate PC cleanup script
February 1, 2016 – 07:38 | Comments Off on Tron is the ultimate PC cleanup script
Tron is the ultimate PC cleanup script

Your PC is misbehaving, and there’s no obvious cause? Then it’s usually time to start working through the generic “fixes”: run an antivirus scan, clear your temporary folders, enter “sfc /scannow” and more.
But if you’ve …

Ultra Virus Killer 7.6 adds VirusTotal support
January 29, 2016 – 08:24 | Comments Off on Ultra Virus Killer 7.6 adds VirusTotal support
Ultra Virus Killer 7.6 adds VirusTotal support

Carifred has updated its malware hunter Ultra Virus Killer with integrated VirusTotal support.
No need to manually launch checks on individual files any more: just open the Process, Autorun, Service or Modules lists and a new …

Malwarebytes ships Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomware beta
January 26, 2016 – 06:31 | Comments Off on Malwarebytes ships Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomware beta
Malwarebytes ships Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomware beta

Malwarebytes has released the first public beta of Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomware, a stand-alone ransomware blocker for Windows XP or later.
The application is lightweight, and designed to run alongside other security products without conflict, looking out for …

Sophos Home: super-simple free antivirus for Windows and Mac
January 15, 2016 – 10:51 | Comments Off on Sophos Home: super-simple free antivirus for Windows and Mac
Sophos Home: super-simple free antivirus for Windows and Mac

Avira, Avast, Baidu: plenty of developers offer free antivirus these days, and it can be as reliable as the commercial competition.
It’s tough for a new product to stand out from the crowd, then – but …