Bitdefender reveals first public beta of Bitdefender Total Security 2018
May 22, 2017 – 16:57 | No Comment
Bitdefender reveals first public beta of Bitdefender Total Security 2018

Bitdefender has announced the availability of Bitdefender Total Security 2018, the first public beta of its next generation security suite.
New features include a Webcam Protection module which notifies you when apps try to access your …

Are you safe from information-stealing malware?
March 3, 2017 – 07:52 | Comments Off on Are you safe from information-stealing malware?
Are you safe from information-stealing malware?

SpyShelter Security Test Tool is a portable tool which can check whether you’re protected from keyloggers, webcam snoops and other information-stealing malware.
The program is entirely safe and from a trusted developer, but its use of …

Scan running processes for malware with CrowdInspect 1.5
February 22, 2017 – 11:49 | Comments Off on Scan running processes for malware with CrowdInspect 1.5
Scan running processes for malware with CrowdInspect 1.5

CrowdStrike has updated its Windows malware hunter CrowdInspect to version 1.5.
The new version now scans all running processes for malware, not just those communicating over the network, quickly displaying a detailed report.

Detect and block Mac ransomware with Little Flocker
February 19, 2017 – 04:32 | Comments Off on Detect and block Mac ransomware with Little Flocker
Detect and block Mac ransomware with Little Flocker

Windows ransomware may make all the headlines, but other platforms are vulnerable too. The first Mac ransomware was uncovered last year, and it’s only a matter of time before the next one strikes.
Little Flocker ($19.95) …

Sysinternals unveils Sysmon 6.0
February 17, 2017 – 08:29 | Comments Off on Sysinternals unveils Sysmon 6.0
Sysinternals unveils Sysmon 6.0

Microsoft Sysinternals has shipped Sysmon 6.0, a powerful system monitor for Windows.
The new release can log processes which are accessing other processes, a simple way to detect automated Mimikatz-like credential dumping.

Goodbye, Lavasoft: hello adaware and adware antivirus 12
February 14, 2017 – 07:16 | Comments Off on Goodbye, Lavasoft: hello adaware and adware antivirus 12
Goodbye, Lavasoft: hello adaware and adware antivirus 12

Veteran security vendor Lavasoft has announced that it is rebranding to adaware.
The flagship adaware antivirus has been updated to version 12 with a redesigned interface, enhanced protection and faster scans.

Avast 2017 introduces zero-day protection, ‘passive’ mode for running alongside other security apps
February 7, 2017 – 13:21 | Comments Off on Avast 2017 introduces zero-day protection, ‘passive’ mode for running alongside other security apps
Avast 2017 introduces zero-day protection, ‘passive’ mode for running alongside other security apps

Avast Software has unveiled its 2017 suite of security programs with the simultaneous release of Avast! Free Antivirus 2017, Avast Internet Security 2017 and Avast Premier 2017.
The 2017 releases, all marked versions 17.1, are the …

Avast launches AVG 2017 range
January 12, 2017 – 09:18 | Comments Off on Avast launches AVG 2017 range
Avast launches AVG 2017 range

It’s less than 120 days since Avast acquired AVG, but the company has just released the first results in the 2017 editions of AVG AntiVirus FREE, AVG Internet Security and AVG TuneUp.
FREE users will benefit …

Comodo Antivirus, Firewall and Internet Security 10 released
December 22, 2016 – 12:32 | Comments Off on Comodo Antivirus, Firewall and Internet Security 10 released
Comodo Antivirus, Firewall and Internet Security 10 released

Comodo Group has released Comodo Internet Security 10, Comodo Antivirus 10 and Comodo Firewall 10.
Internet Security 10 Free now includes Comodo’s Secure Shopping, an isolated virtual environment which prevents malware intercepting any of your online …

AVG Free Antivirus and Internet Security betas released
December 13, 2016 – 11:19 | Comments Off on AVG Free Antivirus and Internet Security betas released
AVG Free Antivirus and Internet Security betas released

AVAST has announced betas of AVG Free Antivirus 15 (32-bit here) and AVG Internet Security 17 (32-bit here).
The releases follow AVAST’s acquisition of AVG earlier this year, and aim to combine the best technologies from …

Malwarebytes 3.0 aims to replace your antivirus
December 8, 2016 – 14:31 | Comments Off on Malwarebytes 3.0 aims to replace your antivirus
Malwarebytes 3.0 aims to replace your antivirus

Malwarebytes has released Malwarebytes 3.0, a new package which combines its anti-malware, anti-exploit, anti-ransomware and web protection technologies.
You won’t see most of these in the free version, unfortunately. That’s still strictly on-demand anti-malware only, although …