Tron is the ultimate PC cleanup script
February 1, 2016 – 07:38 | No Comment
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 | No Comment
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 | No Comment
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 | No Comment
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 …

Sunday’s super deal – get Watchdog Anti-Malware for FREE at Downloadcrew Giveaway!
December 27, 2015 – 10:13 | No Comment
Sunday’s super deal – get Watchdog Anti-Malware for FREE at Downloadcrew Giveaway!

Antivirus protection can be expensive – but not today. We’re giving away free licenses for Watchdog Anti-Malware, a cloud-based second-opinion scanner which uses multiple antivirus engines to catch the threats that other packages miss.
A 1-year, …

Crystal Security is a compact cloud-based malware detector
December 11, 2015 – 07:11 | No Comment
Crystal Security is a compact cloud-based malware detector

Install any anti-malware with real-time protection and you’re generally weighing down your system with services, drivers, DLLs, background processes and more.
Crystal Security does things differently, its tiny download unpacking to a single 830KB executable which …

RogueKiller 11 ships with rewritten kernel driver, ADS detection
November 30, 2015 – 13:39 | Comments Off on RogueKiller 11 ships with rewritten kernel driver, ADS detection
RogueKiller 11 ships with rewritten kernel driver, ADS detection

French developer Adlice Software has released RogueKiller 11, the latest edition of its powerful malware detection tool.
The new build comes with a completely rewritten kernel driver, delivering more efficient scans and improved reliability for the …

FSS ePub Reader silently installs adware?
November 27, 2015 – 08:22 | Comments Off on FSS ePub Reader silently installs adware?
FSS ePub Reader silently installs adware?

FreeSmartSoft is the developer of a range of popular Windows freeware, including FSS Video Downloader, FSS Google Books Downloader, FSS ePub Reader and more.
You’ve installed one of their packages before? Then beware: we’ve discovered they …

Malwarebytes exposes adware that disables antivirus
November 25, 2015 – 05:18 | Comments Off on Malwarebytes exposes adware that disables antivirus
Malwarebytes exposes adware that disables antivirus

Malwarebytes has issued a detailed report explaining the various tricks Vonteera adware uses to compromise your PC – and it makes for uncomfortable reading.
Unwanted adverts, unknown Windows services, modified shortcuts, forced installation of uninstallable Chrome …

VirusTotal adds OS X sandbox reports
November 17, 2015 – 13:03 | Comments Off on VirusTotal adds OS X sandbox reports
VirusTotal adds OS X sandbox reports

VirusTotal has announced the availability of sandbox execution for OS X apps, including DMG files, Mach-O executables, and ZIP files containing a Mac app.
Users may submit files via the website, OS X uploader app or …

AVG climbs the AV-Comparatives antivirus ratings
November 14, 2015 – 03:48 | Comments Off on AVG climbs the AV-Comparatives antivirus ratings
AVG climbs the AV-Comparatives antivirus ratings

Security testing lab AV-Comparatives has released its October Real-World Protection report, rating the performance of 20 top antivirus products.
Bitdefender and Kaspersky topped the charts once more, with a 100% protection rate.