SX Antivirus Kit bundles all SecurityXploded virus-hunting tools
April 23, 2014 – 05:30 | No Comment
SX Antivirus Kit bundles all SecurityXploded virus-hunting tools

SecurityXPloded has announced the release of SX Antivirus Kit, a collection of its system checking and malware detection tools.
Despite the name, there’s no antivirus engine here, nothing to directly detect and remove threats. The 14 …

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.0: new look, new engine, and XP support, too
March 24, 2014 – 16:06 | No Comment
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.0: new look, new engine, and XP support, too

Malwarebytes has announced the release of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.0, its flagship security tool.
A new heuristics engine detects malware based on its behaviour, rather than signatures. The integration of Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit further enhances its protection, and …

Now is the time to get your lifetime Malwarebytes Anti-Malware PRO license (before it’s too late)
March 21, 2014 – 12:53 | No Comment
Now is the time to get your lifetime Malwarebytes Anti-Malware PRO license (before it’s too late)

It’s no secret that Malwarebytes Anti-Malware – MBAM to its friends – is a fast, effective and very popular Windows security tool, designed to work in tandem with your existing security software to offer a …

Emsisoft Mobile Security 1.0 released
March 13, 2014 – 10:43 | No Comment
Emsisoft Mobile Security 1.0 released

Emsisoft has announced the availability of Emsisoft Mobile Security 1.0, its lightweight commercial Android security solution.
Mobile Security offers a similar feature set to many competing products. A malware scanner checks your apps and files for …

CrowdInspect checks your PC for malware with VirusTotal, Web of Trust
February 18, 2014 – 13:44 | Comments Off
CrowdInspect checks your PC for malware with VirusTotal, Web of Trust

Installing a good antivirus packages will protect you from most threats, but there are no guarantees. It’s always wise to have one or two “second opinion” tools around, just to help out if you think …

Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.1.0.40 adds protection against malicious browser extensions
February 17, 2014 – 09:43 | Comments Off
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.1.0.40 adds protection against malicious browser extensions

Emsisoft has released Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.1.0.40, a minor – but significant – update for its Windows anti-malware tool. Version 8.1.0.40 can now detect malicious browser extensions as well as look out for unwanted system changes.
The …

Block Chrome extension adware with Extension Defender
February 8, 2014 – 14:16 | Comments Off
Block Chrome extension adware with Extension Defender

Deciding which browser extensions are trustworthy has always been an uncertain business. If an add-on is highly rated, with plenty of users, then it should be safe… But as the recent issues over Chrome extensions …

VirusTotal adds AegisLab as a file scanning engine
February 5, 2014 – 11:07 | Comments Off
VirusTotal adds AegisLab as a file scanning engine

VirusTotal has announced the addition of AegisLab as a new file scanning engine. The Taiwanese company was already working with VirusTotal on its URL scanner, but this should raise its profile significantly.
The good news continued …

herdProtect scans your PC for threats with 68 anti-malware engines
December 17, 2013 – 12:51 | Comments Off
herdProtect scans your PC for threats with 68 anti-malware engines

Your PC has been behaving strangely for the past few days. You’re wondering if it’s been infected by malware, but your antivirus package hasn’t raised any alerts. And so it could be time to call …

SUPERAntiSpyware 5.7 now available
December 11, 2013 – 09:55 | Comments Off
SUPERAntiSpyware 5.7 now available

Support.com has announced the availability of SUPERAntiSpyware 5.7.
The new release can now identify and remove “potentially unwanted programs”: toolbars, browser extensions, and software which is commonly bundled with adware installers.

Vet unsafe websites with WOT 2.0, out now for Chrome, Safari and Firefox
September 25, 2013 – 09:08 | One Comment
Vet unsafe websites with WOT 2.0, out now for Chrome, Safari and Firefox

These days most browsers offer some form of basic protection against clicking a fake link and visiting phishing websites, facsimiles of genuine sites that attempt to trick users into giving up sensitive personal information like …