Dashlane 4 unveils new user-friendly design, widens Password Changer support
January 14, 2016 – 09:30 | No Comment
Dashlane 4 unveils new user-friendly design, widens Password Changer support

Password management provider Dashlane has unveiled Dashlane 4.0 for Windows and Mac alongside Dashlane for iOS 4.0 and Dashlane for Android 4.0. The new release – available in free and a paid-for Premium package – …

1Password 6 for Mac debuts new All Vaults view, word-based password generation
January 13, 2016 – 06:42 | No Comment
1Password 6 for Mac debuts new All Vaults view, word-based password generation

AgileBits has released 1Password for Mac 6 a major new update for its Mac password manager client. The app, which works in conjunction with 1Password for iOS 6.2 as well Windows and Android apps, features …

LastPass 4.0 released, debuts new look and Emergency Access feature
January 5, 2016 – 12:11 | No Comment
LastPass 4.0 released, debuts new look and Emergency Access feature

Password manager provider LastPass has unveiled LastPass 4.0, a major new release of its cross-platform tool for securely storing and syncing passwords using the cloud.
Version 4.0 unveils a major new redesign, focussing on a simpler, …

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 …

Check your Android device for 22 vulnerabilities
November 5, 2015 – 03:12 | Comments Off on Check your Android device for 22 vulnerabilities
Check your Android device for 22 vulnerabilities

Google’s latest Android update has fixed another stack of security vulnerabilities, including yet more Stagefright issues.
This doesn’t mean you’re safe, of course – OEMs can take a very long time to release their own updates, …

Avast 2016 ships with password manager, SafeZone browser
November 3, 2015 – 12:09 | Comments Off on Avast 2016 ships with password manager, SafeZone browser
Avast 2016 ships with password manager, SafeZone browser

AVAST Software has unveiled its 2016 product range, including Avast Free Antivirus 2016, Avast Internet Security 2016 and Avast Premier 2016.
The highlight is Avast Passwords, a new password manager available in every edition (yes, even …

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 …

ESET 9 ships with new banking and payment protection
October 14, 2015 – 09:48 | Comments Off on ESET 9 ships with new banking and payment protection
ESET 9 ships with new banking and payment protection

ESET has released the latest editions of its consumer security tools, ESET NOD32 Antivirus 9 ($39.99) and ESET Smart Security 9 ($59.99).
Smart Security now includes Banking & Payment Protection, a secure and isolated browser which …

Is your Android device secure? Ask OPSWAT Gears
October 2, 2015 – 07:29 | Comments Off on Is your Android device secure? Ask OPSWAT Gears
Is your Android device secure? Ask OPSWAT Gears

Back in February we checked out OPSWAT Gears, an interesting free tool for checking the security of PCs and Macs.
We had some reservations, but the package did a good job of identifying security issues on …

Bitdefender 2016 brings new ransomware protection
September 11, 2015 – 09:23 | Comments Off on Bitdefender 2016 brings new ransomware protection
Bitdefender 2016 brings new ransomware protection

Bitdefender Labs has unveiled its 2016 consumer line, including Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2016, Bitdefender Internet Security 2016 and Bitdefender Total Security 2016.
New ransomware protection prevents untrusted applications from tampering with your personal documents, while enhanced …

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware for Mac 1.0 unveiled, provides on-demand scan-and-remove tool
July 16, 2015 – 05:05 | Comments Off on Malwarebytes Anti-Malware for Mac 1.0 unveiled, provides on-demand scan-and-remove tool
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware for Mac 1.0 unveiled, provides on-demand scan-and-remove tool

Security developer Malwarebytes has unveiled Malwarebytes Anti-Malware for Mac 1.0, the company’s first Mac product.
The new app hasn’t been coded from scratch, but is a rebranded (and updated) version of AdwareMedic, which was acquired by …