Alfred turns unused smartphones into surveillance cams
March 12, 2015 – 13:21 | No Comment
Alfred turns unused smartphones into surveillance cams

Do you have an unused Android smartphone? It might be yesterday’s model, but Alfred can give it new life, turning the device into your very own home surveillance camera.
Setup starts by running Alfred on the …

Comodo Internet Security 8.1 tightens sandbox controls, enables PUP protection by default
February 5, 2015 – 10:41 | Comments Off
Comodo Internet Security 8.1 tightens sandbox controls, enables PUP protection by default

Comodo has updated its range of free and paid-for security tools with the releases of Comodo Internet Security Premium 8.1.0, Comodo Internet Security Pro 8.1.0 and Comodo Antivirus 8.1.0.
Version 8.1 sees a change in bundled …

Check and manage Win7+ and Mac security with OPSWAT GEARS
February 2, 2015 – 14:17 | Comments Off
Check and manage Win7+ and Mac security with OPSWAT GEARS

How secure is your computer? Finding out can take a little work. You might have to check your antivirus, firewall, backup program, maybe the Windows Action Center and various other system settings.
OPSWAT GEARS is a …

LastPass for OS X puts password manager directly on the Mac desktop
January 21, 2015 – 11:54 | Comments Off
LastPass for OS X puts password manager directly on the Mac desktop

LastPass has released LastPass for Mac 3.2.0, a desktop version of its popular password-management tool. The app, also available as a series of browser extensions for Safari, Chrome, Firefox and Opera, now sits at the …

Comodo Dragon 36.1 unveils new Chromium-based look, tightens privacy tools
November 25, 2014 – 07:54 | Comments Off
Comodo Dragon 36.1 unveils new Chromium-based look, tightens privacy tools

Comodo has unveiled a controversial new version of its Chromium-based browser with the release of Comodo Dragon 36.1.
The version number reveals that the browser is now based on version 36 of Google’s open-source Chromium browser, …

LastPass for iOS 3.1.0 adds Safari extension, Touch ID integration in iOS 8
September 18, 2014 – 13:24 | Comments Off
LastPass for iOS 3.1.0 adds Safari extension, Touch ID integration in iOS 8

Password-management service LastPass has unveiled LastPass for Premium 3.1.0 for iPad and iPhone users with paid-for LastPass accounts.
Version 3.1.0 taps into two new iOS 8 features to deliver direct support for Safari and Touch ID …

Emsisoft Internet Security 9.0 released, integrates firewall into existing anti-malware protection
September 8, 2014 – 11:38 | Comments Off
Emsisoft Internet Security 9.0 released, integrates firewall into existing anti-malware protection

Emsisoft GmbH has unveiled its first integrated security suite for Windows in the form of Emsisoft Internet Security 9.0. The suite comprises all the functionality of Emsisoft Anti-Malware, plus the core engine from its Online …

Web security scanner Netsparker tested in-depth
September 5, 2014 – 06:07 | Comments Off
Web security scanner Netsparker tested in-depth

Web security specialist and Microsoft MVP Troy Hunt has published a detailed review of the web security scanner Netsparker.
Hunt tested the application by pointing it at a test site with “about 50 serious security vulnerabilities” …

MacBooster 2 released, adds System Status, Photo Sweeper and Security modules
August 28, 2014 – 08:57 | Comments Off
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 | Comments Off
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 | Comments Off
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 …