Category: Security

OpenPGP encrypted Instant Messenger SafetyJabber

SafetyJabber is a Jabber instant messenger with integrated encryption for Windows, Mac OS, iOS and Android. The messenger uses the XMPP transmission control protocol (TCP), an open standard developed by the Jabber open source community and compatible with any other of the bountiful IM clients supporting XMPP, this …

Create your own Virtual Private Network with NeoRouter

Neorouter is a free application designed to remotely connect to other computers securely with just a couple of clicks and little configuration, it can be used to help a friend or family member troubleshoot computer problems giving you remote access to their machine or you can use it …

Securely wipe free space, folders and files with xShredder

xShredder is a free open source tool to securely wipe hard drive free space and files, the program has numerous standard data wiping algorithms available, these include US Air Force 5020, British HMG IS5 Enhanced, Canadian RCMP TSSIT OPS II, US DOD 5220 22MECE, Russian GOST P50739 and …

MonkeySphere OpenPGP Web of Trust Certificate Authority

MonkeySphere is a set of tools to securely exchange digital OpenPGP certifications, when faced with having to buy digital certificates from a expensive Certificate Authority with its own rules or offering non recognised digital certificates that will trigger a security warning, MonkeySphere allows administrators to create their own …

Send anonymous email through tor with TorBirdy

Using Thunderbird, a free open source email and Usenet client made by Mozilla, and the addon TorBirdy you can now send emails through the tor network, the addon will automatically connect to the tor proxy before login in and out of your email account to send SMTP email …

Startup analyzer and hijack protector Runscanner

Runscanner is a free antispyware utility that will scan your computer for all running processes, it can detect system changes made by malware, like startup programs that show advertisements and ransomware, page hijackers, accidental misconfiguration or garbage left behind by uninstalled software. It only took a couple of …

Stop malware with Crystal Anti-Exploit Protection

Crystal Anti-Exploit Protection is a free utility to stop malware hijacking your computer, it will not replace your antivirus but act as a complement, the program will apply filters to your incoming and outgoing connections to decide if they should be allowed. Ironically enough my AVG antivirus flagged …