Mac users, you can now add Windows Defender Browser Protection to Google Chrome
April 18, 2018 – 10:41 | Comments Off on Mac users, you can now add Windows Defender Browser Protection to Google Chrome
Mac users, you can now add Windows Defender Browser Protection to Google Chrome

People are becoming rather wary of the security they trust, particularly after the recent bad press. With this in mind, we’ve noted that a few people are deciding to stick with Windows Defender, which is …

1Password 7 Beta for Mac and Windows reveal major facelift, lots of new and improved features
April 4, 2018 – 07:18 | Comments Off on 1Password 7 Beta for Mac and Windows reveal major facelift, lots of new and improved features
1Password 7 Beta for Mac and Windows reveal major facelift, lots of new and improved features

AgileBits has released beta versions of its upcoming 1Password 7.0 Beta for Mac and 1Password 7.0 Beta for Windows clients. 1Password offers secure form-filling and password management tools and is also available on iOS and …

Think twice before you connect to the free hotel wireless network
March 13, 2018 – 06:38 | Comments Off on Think twice before you connect to the free hotel wireless network
Think twice before you connect to the free hotel wireless network

After a long flight, the first thing we do, as soon as we hit the runway, is switch our phone out of airplane mode and check our messages, emails and make sure we can connect …

The team behind TunnelBear VPN announce new password manager, RememBear
March 2, 2018 – 06:02 | Comments Off on The team behind TunnelBear VPN announce new password manager, RememBear
The team behind TunnelBear VPN announce new password manager, RememBear

There are people who swear behind a password manager (and we’re one of them) and others who think to store all your passwords, logins and personal info, in one database, is asking for trouble.
They could …

Quickly toggle on/off Windows security with new SysHardener
February 27, 2018 – 05:17 | Comments Off on Quickly toggle on/off Windows security with new SysHardener
Quickly toggle on/off Windows security with new SysHardener

Most users seem to think Windows is locked down after installation, where it makes it almost impossible for anyone to gain access to your computer. It’s only after you install malicious software are security concerns …

Is it time to consider Emsisoft Anti-Malware 2018?
February 1, 2018 – 05:37 | Comments Off on Is it time to consider Emsisoft Anti-Malware 2018?
Is it time to consider Emsisoft Anti-Malware 2018?

There’s so much negative press about ‘mature’ security software from the likes of Kaspersky, maybe it’s time to consider an alternative? And it’s not limited to Kaspersky. Brands such as Norton have been questioned recently …

Add an additional layer of security with Acronis Ransomware Protection Free
January 25, 2018 – 05:43 | Comments Off on Add an additional layer of security with Acronis Ransomware Protection Free
Add an additional layer of security with Acronis Ransomware Protection Free

Many of us rely on free basic security, thinking that it offers comprehensive protection against the latest threats. Indeed, many free security tools do not include real-time protection, only running on demand.
With the rise of …

Ghostery 8.0 introduces behavioural protection against trackers and intrusive ads
December 6, 2017 – 10:08 | Comments Off on Ghostery 8.0 introduces behavioural protection against trackers and intrusive ads
Ghostery 8.0 introduces behavioural protection against trackers and intrusive ads

Cliqz has released Ghostery 8.0 for Chrome, as well as updates for Firefox and Opera users. The extension provides protection against tracking technologies and intrusive ads to boost browser privacy.
Version 8.0 implements a new heuristic …

Windows Firewall Control 5 released, extends protection offered by built-in firewall
October 6, 2017 – 10:45 | Comments Off on Windows Firewall Control 5 released, extends protection offered by built-in firewall
Windows Firewall Control 5 released, extends protection offered by built-in firewall

Why does anyone need a third-party firewall when Windows offers one of its own? One huge plus for switching firewalls is to provide yourself with two-way protection: the Windows Firewall only monitors inbound traffic from …

Surf the web securely and anonymously with Hotspot Shield 7
September 15, 2017 – 12:07 | Comments Off on Surf the web securely and anonymously with Hotspot Shield 7
Surf the web securely and anonymously with Hotspot Shield 7

When it comes to protecting yourself online – particularly when surfing through insecure public connections – then nothing beats a good old VPN. Virtual Private Networks create encrypted tunnels in which you can surf the …

Kaspersky (partly) launch their 2018 security products
August 2, 2017 – 05:56 | Comments Off on Kaspersky (partly) launch their 2018 security products
Kaspersky (partly) launch their 2018 security products

Every year, with a rather confusing release schedule, Kaspersky’s global office will launch and announce their current range, but only in a select number of territories.
As an example, Kaspersky Internet Security 2018 and Total Security 2018 are …