LastPass 3.0 unveils redesign, promises simplified user experience
November 5, 2013 – 07:41 | Comments Off on LastPass 3.0 unveils redesign, promises simplified user experience
LastPass 3.0 unveils redesign, promises simplified user experience

Online password manager LastPass has updated its range of browser-based extensions with the release of LastPass 3.0 for Windows, Mac and Linux. The manager, which supports all major web browsers, comes with a fresh new …

Looking to clean and optimize your Mac? Try IObit’s new MacBooster tool
October 28, 2013 – 12:44 | One Comment
Looking to clean and optimize your Mac? Try IObit’s new MacBooster tool

Does the world need another system cleaning tool, even if it’s on the Mac? IObit thinks so, and the result is MacBooster 1.0.1, the company’s first foray into the Apple market. This paid-for tool, available …

Kaspersky 2014 gets “Patch B” release, essential for forthcoming Windows 8.1
October 11, 2013 – 10:05 | Comments Off on Kaspersky 2014 gets “Patch B” release, essential for forthcoming Windows 8.1
Kaspersky 2014 gets “Patch B” release, essential for forthcoming Windows 8.1

Kaspersky has released updated installer versions of Kaspersky Internet Security 2014 and Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2014. Both updates include the recently rolled out “Patch B”, which adds support for Windows 8.1 and Firefox 23/24.
The update also …

1Password for Mac 4 introduces multiple and shared vaults, revamps user interface
October 4, 2013 – 08:28 | Comments Off on 1Password for Mac 4 introduces multiple and shared vaults, revamps user interface
1Password for Mac 4 introduces multiple and shared vaults, revamps user interface

Agile Web Solutions has released 1Password for Mac 4.0.1, a major update to its encrypted password manager tool. Also available for Windows and iOS, the latest version comes with the promise of over 90 new …

Vet unsafe websites with WOT 2.0, out now for Chrome, Safari and Firefox
September 25, 2013 – 09:08 | One Comment
Vet unsafe websites with WOT 2.0, out now for Chrome, Safari and Firefox

These days most browsers offer some form of basic protection against clicking a fake link and visiting phishing websites, facsimiles of genuine sites that attempt to trick users into giving up sensitive personal information like …

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, …

Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.0 reduces memory usage, improves cleaning engine
July 2, 2013 – 10:44 | Comments Off on Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.0 reduces memory usage, improves cleaning engine
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.0 reduces memory usage, improves cleaning engine

Emsisoft of Thalgau, Austria, has released Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.0, a major new version of its dual-engine anti-malware tool for Windows. Emsisoft Anti-Malware is designed to run alongside existing security products and offer extra lines of …

Vet your social networking app privacy settings with MyPermissions Cleaner
July 1, 2013 – 10:37 | Comments Off on Vet your social networking app privacy settings with MyPermissions Cleaner
Vet your social networking app privacy settings with MyPermissions Cleaner

With privacy higher than ever on the news agenda, it’s not surprising people are starting to wake up to the fact they’ve happily allowed all kinds of personal information about themselves to appear online. It …

OPSWAT Security Score rates your PC for its security status
June 17, 2013 – 09:13 | One Comment
OPSWAT Security Score rates your PC for its security status

OPSWAT has released the final version of its free Security Score product, a simple tool which scans your PC, reports on any security issues it finds, and provides basic advice on how to resolve them.
The …

Panda Cloud Antivirus 2.2 adds Data Shield, Parental Control and Rescue Boot creator
June 13, 2013 – 12:53 | Comments Off on Panda Cloud Antivirus 2.2 adds Data Shield, Parental Control and Rescue Boot creator
Panda Cloud Antivirus 2.2 adds Data Shield, Parental Control and Rescue Boot creator

Bilbao, Spain-based Panda Security has released Panda Cloud Antivirus Free 2.2, a major new version of the company’s cloud-based antivirus tool. Version 2.2 adds a number of notable new features, including protection against data theft …

Comodo IceDragon 21 and Comodo Dragon 27 promise a more secure browsing experience for Windows users
June 7, 2013 – 07:31 | Comments Off on Comodo IceDragon 21 and Comodo Dragon 27 promise a more secure browsing experience for Windows users
Comodo IceDragon 21 and Comodo Dragon 27 promise a more secure browsing experience for Windows users

Comodo has refreshed its two free web browsers with the release of Comodo Dragon 27.1 and Comodo IceDragon 21.0.1.15. As the version numbers hint, both are Windows-only variants of better known browsers in the form …