Take control of Windows files and folders with RunAsTrustedInstaller
June 25, 2016 – 02:30 | No Comment
Take control of Windows files and folders with RunAsTrustedInstaller

If a Windows program doesn’t have the rights to access a file, Registry key, or carry out some other task, running it as an administrator might solve the problem – but this won’t always be …

Sandboxie 5.12 supports Office Click-to-Run, improves Windows 8/8.1 performance
June 17, 2016 – 07:58 | No Comment
Sandboxie 5.12 supports Office Click-to-Run, improves Windows 8/8.1 performance

Sandboxing makes it possible to isolate programs from the rest of your system for testing or security purposes. Sandboxie 5.12 is the latest build of such a shareware tool for Windows.
Version 5.12 now adds support …

Opera VPN 1.0 offers secure, private browsing for iPhone and iPad
May 9, 2016 – 09:44 | No Comment
Opera VPN 1.0 offers secure, private browsing for iPhone and iPad

Norwegian browser developer Opera Software has launched Opera VPN 1.0, a free VPN service for iPhone and iPad users.
The app provides users with the ability to encrypt their connection to the web for additional security, …

LastAudit is a free PC security scanner
May 3, 2016 – 16:17 | No Comment
LastAudit is a free PC security scanner

LastAudit is a free Windows security and vulnerability scanner, IT audit and forensic tool.
The program aims to detect and list configuration issues, weak permissions, browsing history, sensitive metadata, previous wifi connections, network resources, and Active …

MacClean 3.0.5 promises to improve security and privacy as well as clean your Mac
April 4, 2016 – 06:14 | Comments Off on MacClean 3.0.5 promises to improve security and privacy as well as clean your Mac
MacClean 3.0.5 promises to improve security and privacy as well as clean your Mac

iMobie has released MacClean 3.0.5, a brand new version of its freeware Mac cleanup tool. The app, which boasts a large number of cleaning tools, returns with a new security bolt-on and completely redesigned user …

LastPass Authenticator aims to make two-factor authentication simpler
March 17, 2016 – 10:50 | Comments Off on LastPass Authenticator aims to make two-factor authentication simpler
LastPass Authenticator aims to make two-factor authentication simpler

LastPass has released LastPass Authenticator 1.0 for Android, iPhone and Windows Phone. It’s aimed at LastPass users who want a simple and convenient way to add two-factor authentication to their major online accounts.
The app is …

Ghostery 6.0 for Firefox redesigns UI, syncs settings with other devices
February 23, 2016 – 08:57 | Comments Off on Ghostery 6.0 for Firefox redesigns UI, syncs settings with other devices
Ghostery 6.0 for Firefox redesigns UI, syncs settings with other devices

Anti-tracking company Ghostery has updated its Firefox add-on to version 6.0 in what the developer is calling “the most significant upgrade to Ghostery since its inception”.
The interface has been redesigned, with a new dashboard giving …

Dashlane 4 unveils new user-friendly design, widens Password Changer support
January 14, 2016 – 09:30 | Comments Off on Dashlane 4 unveils new user-friendly design, widens Password Changer support
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 | Comments Off on 1Password 6 for Mac debuts new All Vaults view, word-based password generation
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 | Comments Off on LastPass 4.0 released, debuts new look and Emergency Access feature
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 | Comments Off on Crystal Security is a compact cloud-based malware detector
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 …