Get IObit Advanced SystemCare PRO 4 (worth $19.95) for free!
December 12, 2011 – 06:11 | Comments Off on Get IObit Advanced SystemCare PRO 4 (worth $19.95) for free!
Get IObit Advanced SystemCare PRO 4 (worth $19.95) for free!

Does your PC feel in need of a good system tune up? With the Holidays just around the corner and some potential quality time with your PC beckoning, IObit’s flagship tool Advanced SystemCare PRO 4 is just …

Microsoft rolls out new beta version of Windows Security Essentials 4
November 30, 2011 – 16:13 | One Comment
Microsoft rolls out new beta version of Windows Security Essentials 4

Microsoft has released a public beta version of its Windows Security Essentials package, giving users a sneaky glimpse of what to expect from future releases. There are not a huge number of changes to speak …

Roundup: 25 unmissable tools from the past week
November 4, 2011 – 21:13 | Comments Off on Roundup: 25 unmissable tools from the past week
Roundup: 25 unmissable tools from the past week

Another week has slipped by and another batch of intriguing, exciting and unmissable applications has been released. With so many releases, you can’t be expected to keep on top of them all, so here are …

25 essential releases from the last 7 days that you may have missed
October 7, 2011 – 12:29 | Comments Off on 25 essential releases from the last 7 days that you may have missed
25 essential releases from the last 7 days that you may have missed

While much of the IT world has been focused on news about the iPhone 4S and iOS 5, there have been a huge number of other newsworthy releases in the past week. Related to portable …

Fix your virus ridden computer for free with Dr.Web LiveCD
August 25, 2011 – 16:21 | Comments Off on Fix your virus ridden computer for free with Dr.Web LiveCD
Fix your virus ridden computer for free with Dr.Web LiveCD

Antivirus and anti-malware software are essential for any computer users, but there are times when your defences are down. You may have reinstalled your operating system or had to disable your security software for some …

Avoid malicious downloads with our top tips and tools
May 18, 2011 – 11:30 | Comments Off on Avoid malicious downloads with our top tips and tools
Avoid malicious downloads with our top tips and tools

Microsoft recently revealed that 1 in every 14 downloads on the Windows platform contains malicious software. That’s a scary thought, and means your security software could be working overtime in trying to prevent your PC …

IObit launches Advanced SystemCare 4
April 25, 2011 – 10:01 | 3 Comments
IObit launches Advanced SystemCare 4

IObit has released version 4 of its flagship PC maintenance and optimisation tool, Advanced SystemCare. The program comprises a number of system maintenance, cleaning, repair and optimisation modules, and version 4 introduces a number of …

Hijack Hunter can detect hidden malware – and repair the damage it’s caused
April 22, 2011 – 08:24 | Comments Off on Hijack Hunter can detect hidden malware – and repair the damage it’s caused
Hijack Hunter can detect hidden malware – and repair the damage it’s caused

Some malware infections are straightforward. They’re known threats, cause little damage, and your regular antivirus engine can detect and remove them in seconds: easy.
Other situations can be a little more complicated, though. Maybe you’ve run …

Microsoft Safety Scanner detects and removes threats without installation
April 15, 2011 – 11:28 | One Comment
Microsoft Safety Scanner detects and removes threats without installation

Microsoft has released a portable standalone security tool designed specifically to scan for and remove viruses, spyware and other threats. Microsoft Safety Scanner comes in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions for PCs running Windows XP …

Free ChicaPC-Shield offers scan-and-remove protection against malware
April 6, 2011 – 13:09 | Comments Off on Free ChicaPC-Shield offers scan-and-remove protection against malware
Free ChicaPC-Shield offers scan-and-remove protection against malware

Florida-based ChicaLogic, which specialises in providing technological solutions for women, has released free and paid-for versions of a new anti-malware tool called ChicaPC-Shield. Based on the award-winning Malwarebytes Anti-Malware solution, the free version of ChicaPC-Shield offers …

Use SUPERAntiSpyware to detect and remove malware direct from your USB flash drive
March 18, 2011 – 13:00 | Comments Off on Use SUPERAntiSpyware to detect and remove malware direct from your USB flash drive
Use SUPERAntiSpyware to detect and remove malware direct from your USB flash drive

Everyone should have layered protection when it comes to malware. Unfortunately, different anti-virus and anti-spyware programs aren’t designed to sit side-by-side and play nice with each other due to the always-on nature of their protection, …