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Security Tools

This page does not deal with configuring security (permissions), but lists some basic security tools that may help you protect your computers from viruses and malware.

 

 

Security Check / Patch Management
Product Description Manufacturer Download Purchase
beITsmart Online enterprise version of Belarc Advisor Belarc Demo Sign up for the online beITsmart service
Belarc Advisor List installed hardware, software & license numbers, missing Microsoft hotfixes, anti-virus status & CIS benchmarks Belarc Go to the download page Free
(for personal use)
BrowserCheck Check security patches of browsers and plugins Qualys Go to the download page Free
Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer Check your Windows installation for vulnerabilities Microsoft Download Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer Free
Microsoft Security Assessment Tool Assess weaknesses in your IT security environment Microsoft Go to the Microsoft Security Assessment Tool page Free
(validation required)
Microsoft Security Compliance Manager Configure and manage your computers using Group Policy and SCCM Microsoft Download the latest version Free
Office Update Inventory Tool Check status of Microsoft Office updates Microsoft Download the Office Update Inventory Tool Free
Qualys FreeScan Detect vulnerabilities on your Internet-facing server Qualys Apply for a free scan now Free
Qfecheck Command line utility to verify the installation of Windows 2000 and Windows XP hotfixes Microsoft Go to the QFECHECK download page Free
(validation required)
Secunia Network Software Inspector Check your network installed software for vulnerabilities Secunia Download a Secunia NSI trial version Buy Secunia NSI now
Secunia Personal Software Inspector Check your locally installed software for vulnerabilities Secunia Download Secunia PSI Free
(for personal use)
Sunbelt Network Security Inspector Network vulnerability scanner Sunbelt Software Download SNSI trial version Buy SNSI now
Symantec Online Security Check Online security scanner Symantec Scan your computer now Free
Windows Server Update Services Deliver updates to corporate environments from Microsoft Update Microsoft Download WSUS Free
 
Anti-Virus
Product Description Manufacturer Download Purchase
AVG AntiVirus Free Anti-Virus software AVG Download AVG AntiVirus Free
(for personal use)
AVG AntiVirus Anti-Virus software AVG N/A Buy AVG AntiVirus
AVG AntiVirus Network Edition Anti-Virus software AVG N/A Buy AVG AntiVirus
AVG AntiVirus for e-Mail Servers Anti-Virus software AVG N/A Buy AVG AntiVirus for e-Mail Servers
AVG AntiVirus for File Servers Anti-Virus software AVG N/A Buy AVG AntiVirus for File Servers
BitDefender AntiVirus Anti-Virus software BitDefender Download evaluation versions of BitDefender software Buy BitDefender AntiVirus now
BitDefender AntiVirus for Windows File Servers Anti-Virus software BitDefender Order evaluation versions of BitDefender software Buy BitDefender AntiVirus for Windows File Servers now
BitDefender AntiVirus for Samba Linux File Servers Anti-Virus software BitDefender Order evaluation versions of BitDefender software Buy BitDefender AntiVirus for Samba Linux File Servers now
BitDefender Online Virus Scanner Online virus scanner (Internet Explorer 4+) BitDefender Scan your computer now Free
Comodo AntiVirus Anti-Virus Comodo Download Comodo Anti-Virus Free
Emsisoft Emergency Kit Scan and clean heavily infected PCs Emsisoft Download Emsisoft Emergency Kit Free
ESET Online Scanner Online malware scanner ESET Scan your computer now Free
Kaspersky AntiVirus Anti-Virus software Kaspersky Lab Download Kaspersky AntiVirus trial version Buy Kaspersky AntiVirus now
McAfee Security Scan Plus Check security, detect and clean infections McAfee Download McAfee Security Scan Plus Free
McAfee VirusScan USB Anti-Virus software for USB sticks McAfee Order a trial version of McAfee VirusScan USB Buy McAfee VirusScan USB now
Microsoft Safety Scanner Verify that your PC is free of infections Microsoft Download Microsoft Safety Scanner Free
(expires 10 days after download)
Microsoft Security Essentials Anti-Virus software Microsoft Download Microsoft Security Essentials Free
(validation required)
Panda ActiveScan Online virus scanner (Internet Explorer 5+) Panda Security Scan your computer now Free
Reimage PC Repair Scan and repair damaged system files (single computer license) Reimage Download Reimage trial version Buy Reimage PC Repair now
Reimage Three PC Repair Scan and repair damaged system files (3 computers license) Reimage Download Reimage trial version Buy Reimage Three PC Repair now
Stinger Cleanup after infection McAfee Download McAfee's Stinger Free
Symantec Online Virus Scan Online virus scanner (Internet Explorer 5+) Symantec Scan your computer now Free
Trend Micro HouseCall Online virus/malware scanner (multi-platform) (5) Trend Micro Scan your computer now Free
VIPRE Antivirus Anti-Virus & Anti-Spyware Sunbelt Software Download VIPRE trial version Buy VIPRE now
VIPRE Antivirus Premium Anti-Virus & Anti-Spyware & Firewall Sunbelt Software Download VIPRE trial version Buy VIPRE now
VIPRE PC Rescue Scan and clean heavily infected PCs where installation of AV software is no longer possible Sunbelt Software Navigate to the VIPRE PC Rescue page Free
 
Anti-Spyware / Anti-Malware
Product Description Manufacturer Download Purchase
a-squared Anti-Malware Anti-Malware Emsi Software Download Buy now
a-squared Command Line Scanner Anti-Malware Emsi Software Download Free for private use
a-squared Command Line Scanner Pro Anti-Malware Emsi Software Download Buy now
a-squared Emergency USB Stick Anti-Malware to be run from USB sticks Emsi Software Download Buy now
a-squared Free Anti-Malware Emsi Software Download Free
AVG AntiRootkit Find and remove Rootkits Grisoft Download AVG AntiRootkit Free
AVG AntiSpyware Anti-Spyware software Grisoft Download AVG AntiSpyware Free
(for personal use)
BitDefender AntiSpyware Real-time protection against spyware, scanner & removal tool BitDefender Order evaluation versions of BitDefender software Buy BitDefender AntiSpyware now
BlackLight RootKit scanner F-Secure Go to the download page Free
CounterSpy Anti-Malware Sunbelt Software Download CounterSpy trial version Buy CounterSpy now
CounterSpy Enterprise Anti-Malware Sunbelt Software Download CounterSpy Enterprise trial version Buy CounterSpy Enterprise now
GMER RootKit scanner GMER Download GMER Free
MalAware Malware scanner Emsi Software Download Free
Mamutu Behaviour based malware blocking Emsi Software Download Buy now
Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool Scan for and remove spyware & other malware Microsoft Download Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool Free
QualysGuard Malware Detection Website malware scan Qualys Apply for free daily scans now Free
Reimage PC Repair Scan and repair damaged system files (single computer license) Reimage Download Reimage trial version Buy Reimage PC Repair now
Reimage Three PC Repair Scan and repair damaged system files (3 computers license) Reimage Download Reimage trial version Buy Reimage Three PC Repair now
RUBotted Check if your computer is part of a botnet Trend Micro Go to the RUBotted download page Free
Spyware Blaster Prevent spyware infections by securing your browser(s) Javacool Software Go to the SpywareBlaster download page Free
(for personal use)
donations welcome
Spyware Blaster Network Version Prevent spyware infections by securing your browsers Javacool Software Go to the SpywareBlaster Network Version product page Go to the SpywareBlaster Network Version product page
Trend Micro RootKit Buster RootKit scanner Trend Micro Download Trend Micro RootKit Buster Free
VIPRE Anti-Virus & Anti-Spyware Sunbelt Software Navigate to VIPRE download page Buy VIPRE now
VIPRE PC Rescue Scan and clean heavily infected PCs where installation of AV software is no longer possible Sunbelt Software Navigate to the VIPRE PC Rescue page Free
Windows Defender Real-time protection against spyware Microsoft Download Windows Defender Free
(validation required)
Windows Defender Offline Boot from a DVD and scan your PC for infections Microsoft Download Windows Defender Offline Free
ZoneAlarm Anti-Spyware Real-time protection, scanner & removal tool ZoneLabs Order evaluation versions of BitDefender software Choose BitDefender AntiSpam for Mail Servers license type
 
Password Management
Product Description Manufacturer Download Purchase
Access Manager Password manager Citi-Software Download Access Manager Free Edition Purchase Access Manager Professional Edition
KeePass Password Safe Open source password manager Dominik Reichl Download KeePass Free
(donations welcome)
LastPass Password manager LastPass Download LastPass Free
LastPass Premium Password manager LastPass Download LastPass Upgrade to LastPass Premium
RoboForm Automated password manager & form filler Siber Systems Download RoboForm Purchase RoboForm
Saved Password Editor Improved password management add-on for FireFox Daniel Dawson Install Saved Password Editor Free
 
Anti-Spam
Product Description Manufacturer Download Purchase
BitDefender AntiSpam for Mail Servers (Win SMTP Proxy) Anti-Spam software BitDefender Order evaluation versions of BitDefender software Choose BitDefender AntiSpam for Mail Servers license type
Comodo AntiSpam Desktop Sender authentication based anti-spam (1) Comodo Request a free Comodo AntiSpam license Free
(registration required)
iHateSpam Anti-Spam software Sunbelt Software Download iHateSpam trial version Buy iHateSpam now
 
Personal Firewall
Product Description Manufacturer Download Purchase
Comodo Personal Firewall Personal Firewall Comodo Download Comodo Personal Firewall Free
Innovative Firewall Manager XP SP2 Firewall Front-End Innovative Solutions Download Innovative Firewall Manager Buy Innovative Firewall Manager now
Innovative StartUp Firewall StartUp Firewall Innovative Solutions Download Innovative Firewall Manager Buy Innovative Firewall Manager now
Online Armor Premium Firewall Personal Firewall Emsi Software Download Buy now
Sunbelt Personal Firewall Personal Firewall Sunbelt Software Download SPF trial version Free (2)
(for personal use)
Sunbelt Personal Firewall Personal Firewall Sunbelt Software Download SPF trial version Buy SPF now
ZoneAlarm Personal Firewall ZoneLabs Order evaluation versions of BitDefender software Free
(for personal use)
ZoneAlarm Pro Personal Firewall ZoneLabs Order evaluation versions of BitDefender software Choose BitDefender AntiSpam for Mail Servers license type
 
Anti-Phishing
Product Description Manufacturer Download Purchase
Comodo VerificationEngine Anti-Phishing Comodo Download Comodo VerificationEngine Free
McAfee SiteAdvisor Rates the risk of current page and search results McAfee Download McAfee SiteAdvisor Free
TrendProtect Rates the risk of current page and search results Trend Micro Download TrendProtect Free
 
Encryption
Product Description Manufacturer Download Purchase
CryptoStorage Encrypt logical, removable or virtual disks, files and/or folders InfoWatch Download CryptoStorage trial version Buy CryptoStorage now
Data Encryption Toolkit for Mobile PCs Centrally control EFS settings on all your PCs Microsoft Download Data Encryption Toolkit for Mobile PCs Free
File Checksum Integrity Verifier (FCIV) MD5 and SHA1 file checksum calculator Microsoft Download FCIV Free
Genie Eyes Only AES based encryption software Genie-Soft Download Genie Eyes Only trial version Buy Genie Eyes Only now
StringHash MD5 and SHA* string checksum calculator Rob van der Woude Download StringHash Free
(donations welcome)
SysKey Secures/encrypts the Windows (XP) SAM accounts database Microsoft Native in Windows XP
TrueCrypt Encrypt logical, removable or virtual disks TrueCrypt Foundation Download TrueCrypt Free
(donations welcome)
 
Privacy Protection
Product Description Manufacturer Download Purchase
BetterPrivacy Detect and control LSOs (Flash cookies) (Firefox add-in) IKRG Download BetterPrivacy Free
DelFlash.vbs Delete Local Stored Objects ("Flash Cookies") (6) Rob van der Woude Download DelFlash.vbs Free
(donations welcome)
FlashCookiesCleaner Delete Local Stored Objects ("Flash Cookies") (6) Mixesoft Download FlashCookiesCleaner Free
Ghostery Detect and control online tracking elements (Firefox/Chrome add-in) Ghostery Download Ghostery Free
IEHistoryViewer Browse IE's history and/or remove selected entries NirSoft Download IEHistoryViewer Free
StartPage.com Anonymize Google searches Ixquick Install StartPage.com search plugin Free
 
Laptops
Product Description Manufacturer Download Purchase
BlueWatchDog Hardware: Emits an alarm at both ends when your laptop case and cell phone get separated from each other Secu4 N/A
(hardware)
Buy BlueWatchDog now
LAlarm Emits a loud siren sound when an USB stick is removed (requires an old USB stick that can be tied to the furniture) LAlarm Download LAlarm Buy LAlarm now
Free for personal use
Laptop Alarm (3) Emits a loud alarm when someone tries to steal your laptop Syfer.nl Download Syfer.nl's LaptopAlarm Buy Laptop Alarm now
 
Miscellaneous
Product Description Manufacturer Download Purchase
Adobe Flash Player Settings Manage security settings for Adobe Flash player Adobe Go to Adobe's Flash Player Settings page Free
a-squared Anti-Dialer Anti-Dialer Emsi Software Download Free
a-squared HiJackFree Anti-Dialer Emsi Software Download Buy now
Attack Surface Analyzer Catalogue changes made to the OS attack surface by the installation of new software Microsoft Download Microsoft Attack Surface Analyzer Free
CryptoPrevent Prevent infection by Cryptolocker malware or "ransomware" Foolish IT Download CryptoPrevent Purchase CryptoPrevent Premium Edition
Dan Pollock's HOSTS file Set IP address 127.0.0.1 for maliscious or unwanted sites Dan Pollock Download the modified HOSTS file Free
Free Hide Folder Hide files and folders (4) Cleanersoft.com Download Free Hide Folder Free
(donations welcome)
Innovative StartUp Firewall StartUp Firewall Innovative Solutions Download Innovative Firewall Manager Buy Innovative Firewall Manager now
JavaRa Update JRE and remove older versions SingularLabs Download JavaRa Free
(donations welcome)
LUA Buglight Trace and fix LUA bugs Aaron Margosis Download LUA Buglight from Aaron Margosis' blog Free
McAfee Wi-Fi Scan Online Wi-Fi security check (Internet Explorer 5+) McAfee Check your Wi-Fi security now Free
MyUSBOnly Manage access to removable media MyUSBOnly Download trial version Buy now
NetWrix USB Blocker (9) Manage access to removable media NetWrix Download Free
NoAutoRun.bat Block Windows' AutoRun.inf feature Scott Dunn (.reg), Rob van der Woude (.bat) Download NOAUTORUN.BAT Free
Password Checker Test the strength of your passwords Microsoft Check your password strength now Free
Privilege Authority Elevate applications, Windows features and ActiveX controls ScriptLogic Download Privilege Authority Free
PsExec Block malicious web code by running your browser with limited user priviliges:

psexec -l -d
"c:\program files\internet explorer\iexplore.exe"

psexec -l -d
"c:\program files\mozilla firefox\firefox.exe"
Mark Russinovich (Microsoft) Go to the PsExec download page Free
Reimage PC Repair Scan and repair damaged system files (single computer license) Reimage Download Reimage trial version Buy Reimage PC Repair now
Reimage Three PC Repair Scan and repair damaged system files (3 computers license) Reimage Download Reimage trial version Buy Reimage Three PC Repair now
Securable Check which hardware security features (64-bit instruction, DEP, virtualization) your CPU supports (7) Steve Gibson Download Securable Free
SSL Blacklist Firefox add-on to detect unsafe SSL certificates (8) CodeFromThe70s.org Download SSL Blacklist Free
SSL Guardian Internet Explorer add-on to detect unsafe SSL certificates (8) Heise Online Download SSL Guardian Free
Tiny Watcher Monitor system changes Olivier Lombart Download PopupCop trial version Free
Windows SteadyState Restrict acces and/or undo any system or file modifications Microsoft Download Windows SteadyState Free
(validation required)

 

Notes: (1) Read the documentation thoroughly before installing and using this software.
Sender authentication ("whitelisting") may be an effective anti-spam method (arguably the best), but if you were to use it for a while and then uninstall it, you may find you'll receive more spam than ever before.
  (2) Will continue working in (limited) free mode after the trial period expires.
Requires a paid license to return to full mode after the trial period.
Check the Sunbelt website to view a comparison of free and full modes.
  (3) Read this review of LaptopAlarm.
  (4) Though hiding your files may prevent others from accidentally accessing confident or private files, for true protection files should be encrypted before hiding them!
  (5) Though multi-platform (Java based), Trend Micro HouseCall version 6.5 as well as 6.6 failed on my own PC (Windows XP SP2, Firefox 2, and perhaps "too much" security software).
  (6) Best used in conjunction with Adobe Flash Player Settings.
  (7) Read Steve's explanation on www.grc.com/securable.htm.
  (8) Read more on the OpenSSL vulnerability addressed by these add-ins in this article: Debian package of OpenSSL generates weak keys.
  (9) Requires Active Directory (Windows Server 2003 or later) and SQL Server 2005 or later.

 

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page last uploaded: 8 July 2014, 22:18