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, …

Automatically shut down/ wake up your PC with DShutdown
August 5, 2015 – 09:28 | Comments Off on Automatically shut down/ wake up your PC with DShutdown
Automatically shut down/ wake up your PC with DShutdown

Scheduling the shutdown of your PC can save energy, money, maybe improve your security, and you don’t need to install any extra software to make this happen. A few minutes spent with Task Scheduler and …

Colasoft Capsa Free is a comprehensive network analyzer
July 13, 2015 – 11:19 | Comments Off on Colasoft Capsa Free is a comprehensive network analyzer
Colasoft Capsa Free is a comprehensive network analyzer

Colasoft Capsa 8 Free is a powerful tool for monitoring and analyzing network traffic, the free version of an enterprise package normally costing from $695.
The program has a vast and lengthy list of features, yet …

Scan for local wifi with Acrylic WiFi Free
July 2, 2015 – 10:54 | Comments Off on Scan for local wifi with Acrylic WiFi Free
Scan for local wifi with Acrylic WiFi Free

If your wifi isn’t performing well then using a scanner to check for competing networks can often tell you more.
Unsure where to begin? Acrylic WiFi Free claims to be “the most advanced WLAN Scanner”, which …

DNS Jumper 2.0 brings turbo DNS testing
June 30, 2015 – 12:04 | Comments Off on DNS Jumper 2.0 brings turbo DNS testing
DNS Jumper 2.0 brings turbo DNS testing

Sordum has released DNS Jumper 2.0, an update of its freeware DNS changer for Windows.
New startup options mean you can have the program load along with Windows, test for the fastest DNS server and apply …