MacBooster 2 released, adds System Status, Photo Sweeper and Security modules
August 28, 2014 – 08:57 | No Comment
MacBooster 2 released, adds System Status, Photo Sweeper and Security modules

IObit has released MacBooster 2.0, a major new build of its shareware cleaning and optimisation tool for Macs. The app, which is available as a 14-day trial download, includes a number of new and improved …

Windows 8.1 Update 2 is released – sort of, minor improvements and bug fixes the order of the day
August 13, 2014 – 09:27 | No Comment
Windows 8.1 Update 2 is released – sort of, minor improvements and bug fixes the order of the day

Microsoft’s long-awaited “Update 2″ for Windows 8.1 users has materialised in the guise of August 2014 update rollup for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2. Also available separately for 64-bit Windows, the update is …

LastPass 3.1.50 improves folder management, further tightens security
August 8, 2014 – 13:18 | No Comment
LastPass 3.1.50 improves folder management, further tightens security

Password-manager specialist LastPass has released LastPass 3.1.50, a major new version of its cross-platform tool for securely storing online passwords in the cloud.
Version 3.1.50 comes with one new feature, which sees the tool now capable …

Dashlane 3.0 revamps user interface, unveils new shared features
July 18, 2014 – 06:49 | No Comment
Dashlane 3.0 revamps user interface, unveils new shared features

Dashlane, Inc has released Dashlane 3.0 for Windows and Mac, a major new build of its secure password management tool. The new release is joined by Dashlane 2.7 for iOS, which has been updated to …

Norton Security 2015 Betas unveiled, sport name change, improved protection and facelift
July 9, 2014 – 16:25 | No Comment
Norton Security 2015 Betas unveiled, sport name change, improved protection and facelift

Symantec has unveiled the first public betas of its forthcoming Norton security products. Norton Security 2015 Beta and Norton Security with Backup 2015 Beta reveal the company’s attempt to harmonise its two main security products.
Both …

Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 extends ransomware, webcam, wi-fi protection
July 9, 2014 – 10:40 | No Comment
Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 extends ransomware, webcam, wi-fi protection

Kaspersky Labs has announced its updated product range for home users, including Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2015 ($59.95) and Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 (also $59.95, 3 PCs, 1 year: offer expires 25th August 2014).
Both products now include …

Emsisoft Anti-Malware 9.0 sports Windows 8-themed facelift, available for just $9.99
June 18, 2014 – 13:01 | Comments Off
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 9.0 sports Windows 8-themed facelift, available for just $9.99

Emsisoft has released Emsisoft Anti-Malware 9.0, a brand new version of its dual-engine anti-malware tool for Windows users. Version 9.0 sports a major facelift, improved performance and “hundreds of detail improvements” for better usability.
To celebrate …

1Password for Windows 4.0 released, tightens security, adds new features
June 18, 2014 – 10:22 | Comments Off
1Password for Windows 4.0 released, tightens security, adds new features

Toronto security firm AgileBits has completed its round of major updates to its secure password storage service with the release of 1Password for Windows 4.0. With version 4, AgileBits has revamped the Windows build, significantly …

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.0.2 makes scan results easier to read, fixes major bugs
May 21, 2014 – 06:38 | Comments Off
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.0.2 makes scan results easier to read, fixes major bugs

Malwarebytes Corporation has shipped Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.0.2, a minor – but important – update to its security tool that provides a second layer of protection against malware, potentially unwanted programs and malicious websites.
Version 2.0.2 includes …

Hide sensitive on-screen information from prying eyes with AntiSnooper
May 8, 2014 – 12:38 | Comments Off
Hide sensitive on-screen information from prying eyes with AntiSnooper

If you’re the kind of person who has to hurriedly switch off their monitor whenever anyone comes near, you need Bagrify’s AntiSnooper 1.1. This free tool makes it possible to obscure selected program windows whenever …

Avira Free Mac Security 2.0.4 sports redesigned user interface, supports network share scans
April 24, 2014 – 10:53 | Comments Off
Avira Free Mac Security 2.0.4 sports redesigned user interface, supports network share scans

Avira has released Avira Free Mac Security 2.0.4, an update to its free anti-virus tool for Macs. Version 2.0.4 boasts a user interface redesign as well as performance improvements and tweaks to the Scheduled Update …