Turn your PC into a wifi hotspot with NirSoft’s HostedNetworkStarter
April 2, 2016 – 07:38 | Comments Off on Turn your PC into a wifi hotspot with NirSoft’s HostedNetworkStarter
Turn your PC into a wifi hotspot with NirSoft’s HostedNetworkStarter

NirSoft has released HostedNetworkStarter, a free tool which turns your wifi-enabled PC or laptop into a wireless hotspot.
There’s no installation required, no network drivers or anything else involved: the program is just a simple front …

Access your clipboard from any PC or Mac with 1Clipboard
March 15, 2016 – 05:12 | Comments Off on Access your clipboard from any PC or Mac with 1Clipboard
Access your clipboard from any PC or Mac with 1Clipboard

1Clipboard is a free tool which enables sharing your clipboard contents with other PCs or Macs.
The developer says that Android and iOS apps are “coming soon”.

How reliable is your firewall? Atelier Web Firewall Tester finds out
February 27, 2016 – 08:04 | Comments Off on How reliable is your firewall? Atelier Web Firewall Tester finds out
How reliable is your firewall? Atelier Web Firewall Tester finds out

Just about every firewall claims to protect your personal data by checking for illicit web connections – but do they really work?
Atelier Web Firewall Tester (32-bit and 64-bit) is a once commercial, now free Windows …

Explore, troubleshoot and diagnose your network with PortScan
February 22, 2016 – 12:16 | Comments Off on Explore, troubleshoot and diagnose your network with PortScan
Explore, troubleshoot and diagnose your network with PortScan

Freeware developer The SZ has shipped a new version of PortScan, its one-stop network toolkit for Windows XP and later.
We last checked out the program way back in 2012, so the new release seems like …

NetworkMiner 2.0 adds keyword filtering
February 10, 2016 – 05:36 | Comments Off on NetworkMiner 2.0 adds keyword filtering
NetworkMiner 2.0 adds keyword filtering

NETRESEC has shipped NetworkMiner 2.0, the latest edition of its powerful network forensic analysis tool.
The update does a better job of interpreting your network traffic, with new parsers for SMB2 and Modbus/TCP, file extraction from …

Sidebar Diagnostics is a stylish system monitor for your desktop
February 8, 2016 – 05:24 | Comments Off on Sidebar Diagnostics is a stylish system monitor for your desktop
Sidebar Diagnostics is a stylish system monitor for your desktop

Sidebar Diagnostics is a well-designed professional system monitor for Windows Vista and later.
No, we’re not usually interested in this kind of tool, either, but wait – this is a package you might actually want to …

NirSoft’s WifiHistoryView reveals your laptop’s network history
January 7, 2016 – 11:29 | Comments Off on NirSoft’s WifiHistoryView reveals your laptop’s network history
NirSoft’s WifiHistoryView reveals your laptop’s network history

NirSoft has unveiled WifiHistoryView, a free tool for Windows Vista and later which displays the history of your computer’s wireless network connections.
For every time you’ve connected to or disconnected from a network, WifiHistoryView displays the …

Block access to thousands of online threats with Hosts Block
November 5, 2015 – 08:10 | Comments Off on Block access to thousands of online threats with Hosts Block
Block access to thousands of online threats with Hosts Block

Most internet security suites include some kind of browsing protection which blocks access to known malicious websites.
But if you don’t have anything installed – or you’d just like to add a second layer of protection …

Explore your network devices with 10-Strike Network Scanner
October 30, 2015 – 10:26 | Comments Off on Explore your network devices with 10-Strike Network Scanner
Explore your network devices with 10-Strike Network Scanner

Specialist network developer 10-Strike Software has released 10-Strike Network Scanner, a free tool for listing and managing all your network devices.
There’s a lot of competition around, but does the program bring anything new or interesting …

Check your PC network security with Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer
October 16, 2015 – 07:12 | Comments Off on Check your PC network security with Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer
Check your PC network security with Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer

Many antivirus tools and security suites now include “vulnerability scanners” which check PCs for security issues.
But despite its age, Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer still does a more thorough job than most, without costing you anything …

Network Inventory Advisor is a one-stop auditor for PCs and Macs
August 24, 2015 – 06:09 | Comments Off on Network Inventory Advisor is a one-stop auditor for PCs and Macs
Network Inventory Advisor is a one-stop auditor for PCs and Macs

Managing one computer can be difficult, but connect a few systems in a network and your problems rapidly multiply.
Network Inventory Advisor is a professional tool which can help by providing detailed reports on all Windows, …