Bitdefender 2019 security line promises to stop “most-sophisticated attacks”
July 18, 2018 – 08:43 | Comments Off on Bitdefender 2019 security line promises to stop “most-sophisticated attacks”
Bitdefender 2019 security line promises to stop “most-sophisticated attacks”

Bitdefender has unveiled the latest versions of its security product line for desktop and mobile. Top-of-the-line Bitdefender Total Security 2019 is accompanied by mid-range Bitdefender Internet Security 2019 and focused Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2019.
The new releases …

ChrisPC DNS Switch 2.0 brings a new Pro edition
October 11, 2014 – 10:06 | Comments Off on ChrisPC DNS Switch 2.0 brings a new Pro edition
ChrisPC DNS Switch 2.0 brings a new Pro edition

ChrisPC has released ChrisPC DNS Switch 2.0, a significant update for its free DNS selection tool.
The core DNS list has been updated, and in a click or two can set your PC to use OpenDNS, …

Change your DNS server, MAC address and proxy with Smart DNS Changer
June 5, 2014 – 05:30 | Comments Off on Change your DNS server, MAC address and proxy with Smart DNS Changer
Change your DNS server, MAC address and proxy with Smart DNS Changer

Changing your DNS servers can be a smart way to block phishing scams, protect your children from inappropriate websites, maybe even improve your browsing speed.
Figuring out how to do this can be a challenge, at …

Stop users running specified programs with Simple Run Blocker
April 24, 2014 – 07:20 | Comments Off on Stop users running specified programs with Simple Run Blocker
Stop users running specified programs with Simple Run Blocker

Sordum has released Simple Run Blocker, a compact portable tool which can prevent users on your PC from running certain applications.
The program is very simple to use. Drag and drop any target executables onto the …

Review: Kaspersky Internet Security 2014
September 29, 2013 – 18:33 | One Comment
Review: Kaspersky Internet Security 2014

Kaspersky Internet Security 2014 makes big claims about its malware-blocking technology. But how would the suite perform in real life? We decided to find out.
Installation proved straightforward enough, if a little slow; the suite doesn’t …

Review: Bitdefender Total Security 2014
July 3, 2013 – 08:34 | Comments Off on Review: Bitdefender Total Security 2014
Review: Bitdefender Total Security 2014

When you buy a program with “Total” in the name then you’ll probably expect a very complete feature list, and Bitdefender Total Security 2014 (list $69.95) certainly doesn’t disappoint: you get antivirus, a firewall, antispam, …

Temporarily block access to web distractions with Cold Turkey
March 21, 2013 – 11:31 | Comments Off on Temporarily block access to web distractions with Cold Turkey
Temporarily block access to web distractions with Cold Turkey

You’re at the PC, with lots of important work to do. And you’re going to get started on it – once you’ve checked Facebook. And Twitter. Then watched a YouTube clip someone mentioned earlier, checked …

Instantly block inappropriate websites with DNS Angel
February 20, 2013 – 07:57 | Comments Off on Instantly block inappropriate websites with DNS Angel
Instantly block inappropriate websites with DNS Angel

Parental controls software is normally bulky, complex, and the kind of application which can take some considerable time to configure. There may be lots of files to install, resident components which must always be running …

BitDefender 2013 gets major update, fixes multiple bugs
September 12, 2012 – 11:51 | Comments Off on BitDefender 2013 gets major update, fixes multiple bugs
BitDefender 2013 gets major update, fixes multiple bugs

Security vendor Bitdefender has released a major update to its 2013 stable of security products. Bitdefender Total Security 2013, BitDefender Internet Security 2013 and BitDefender AntiVirus Plus 2013 have all been updated to version 16.20.0.1483, …

Review: Kaspersky Internet Security 2013
August 24, 2012 – 15:14 | Comments Off on Review: Kaspersky Internet Security 2013
Review: Kaspersky Internet Security 2013

If you like your security suites to be hassle-free then Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 should impress you immediately. Installation was quick and easy, no complicated options to consider, and the program was up and running …

Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 introduces exploit prevention, safer online banking technologies
August 24, 2012 – 11:55 | Comments Off on Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 introduces exploit prevention, safer online banking technologies
Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 introduces exploit prevention, safer online banking technologies

The betas are over, the final bugs squashed (well, hopefully), and Kaspersky Lab has just revealed the final versions of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2013 and Kaspersky Internet Security 2013.
And while outwardly the new packages look very …