Find suspect processes, files and settings with ESET SysInspector
June 3, 2017 – 06:12 | No Comment
Find suspect processes, files and settings with ESET SysInspector

ESET SysInspector (32-bit) is a powerful tool for examining the low-level details of a PC, and perhaps spotting malicious files, poorly configured settings and other issues that might be causing you problems.
The program has been …

IObit Malware Fighter 5 adds anti-ransomware engine, webcam protection
March 29, 2017 – 08:37 | Comments Off on IObit Malware Fighter 5 adds anti-ransomware engine, webcam protection
IObit Malware Fighter 5 adds anti-ransomware engine, webcam protection

After three months in beta IObit has shipped IObit Malware Fighter 5, the latest edition of its antivirus and security tool.
Malware Fighter Pro users get an anti-ransomware engine which acts as a firewall for your …

RogueKillerCMD is a command line malware hunter
March 28, 2017 – 17:27 | Comments Off on RogueKillerCMD is a command line malware hunter
RogueKillerCMD is a command line malware hunter

RogueKillerCMD is a command line version of the popular anti-malware tool RogueKiller.
The GUI edition will always be easier to use, but command line builds are handy for automation or running checks when Windows isn’t fully …

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.

Why you need extra layers of security for your PC – and how to get them for up to 55% off
February 13, 2017 – 11:56 | Comments Off on Why you need extra layers of security for your PC – and how to get them for up to 55% off
Why you need extra layers of security for your PC – and how to get them for up to 55% off

These days, the threats posed to your PC have never been greater. It’s no longer enough to rely on simple basic anti-malware protection and the built-in Windows firewall. If you want to really close the …

Discover what malware is doing online with FakeNet
October 7, 2016 – 16:25 | Comments Off on Discover what malware is doing online with FakeNet
Discover what malware is doing online with FakeNet

FakeNet is a clever Windows tool which tries to detect and display common web access attempts on your PC.
The program isn’t just another packet capture tool. Instead FakeNet redirects internet traffic and handles it locally, …

Find and fix common PC problems with Windows Repair Toolbox
May 12, 2016 – 06:57 | Comments Off on Find and fix common PC problems with Windows Repair Toolbox
Find and fix common PC problems with Windows Repair Toolbox

If you’re regularly fixing other people’s PCs then you could spend an age researching the best problem-solving freeware, building up your own portable troubleshooting toolkit, and then keeping it up-to-date.
Or you could avoid all that …

Can malware detect that it’s running in your sandbox?
March 23, 2016 – 03:04 | Comments Off on Can malware detect that it’s running in your sandbox?
Can malware detect that it’s running in your sandbox?

If you think an application is suspicious, then you might run it in a sandbox, a virtual machine, maybe use a debugger, and watch what it does. And if nothing happens then that means it’s …

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 …

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 …

Easiest malware removal trick. Ever.
August 27, 2015 – 06:57 | Comments Off on Easiest malware removal trick. Ever.
Easiest malware removal trick. Ever.

Removing malware is often a complex and time-consuming task, even for security experts. But as Bitdefender has reported, sometimes, just occasionally, the most effective technique can be extremely simple.
Like, turn your PC off, and on …