Brandon Dimmel

Mon
24
Nov
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'Junkware Removal Tool 6.3.9', and 'Wise Memory Optimizer 3.32'

Junkware Removal Tool 6.3.9 This security utility is designed to help you remove adware, toolbars, and other programs from your system. Junkware Removal Tool is capable of eliminating all traces of undesirable programs, including their services, ... processes, and registry keys. http://thisisudax.org/ Wise Memory Optimizer 3.32 This freeware program can help you improve your system's performance by maximizing memory efficiency. It provides a real-time chart that shows users their memory status and makes suggestions for enhancing overall performance. http://www.wisecleaner.com/ ... (view more)

Fri
21
Nov
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'TagScanner 5.1.657', and 'Tablacus Explorer 14.11.9'

TagScanner 5.1.657 Having trouble organizing your growing digital music collection? Then give TagScanner a try. This tool will help you manage your music collection by allowing you to create and edit tags, rename files, and download album ... information. http://www.xdlab.ru/ Tablacus Explorer 14.11.9 Tablacus Explorer is a tabbed file manager that features add-on support. This is an extremely useful feature and cuts down on the number of open 'explorer' Windows in the task bar. It's completely portable, meaning you don't have to install it on your system, and it supports many different ... (view more)

Thu
20
Nov
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MS Kills OneDrive 'Placeholders' for 'Selective Sync'

Microsoft is facing a storm of protest over its decision to remove a popular feature from its OneDrive cloud storage service. The change is set to take shape when the company's next operating system, Windows 10 , is released next year. In Windows ... 8.1, OneDrive shows ' smart files ', otherwise known as ' placeholders ' stored on the cloud, but not available on a local device. If a user decides they want to view or edit that file and double click on it, OneDrive begins to download the file to local storage. The advantage of smart files is simple: they let users view the entire contents of ... (view more)

Wed
19
Nov
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'Writemonkey 2.7.0.3', and 'ServersCheck 12.0.1'

Writemonkey 2.7.0.3 Writemonkey is a simple, no frills writing application designed to help you focus on your work. It features a slimmed-down user interface, making it fast and efficient. It does come with a number of useful features, though, ... including quick search and thesaurus. http://writemonkey.com/ ServersCheck 12.0.1 ServersCheck is designed to help you monitor your network traffic, systems and servers, and various applications. When a problem is discovered alerts can be sent instantly via email, instant messaging service, or phone call. http://www.serverscheck.us/ (view more)

Tue
18
Nov
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Expert: CoinVault Ransom a Scam; Don't Negotiate

Cybercriminals behind a brand new type of ransomware scam have implemented a new strategy they hope will convince more people to pay up. Unlike other ransomware scams, this one offers victims the ability to reclaim some of their files for "free." ... Ransomware is a type of malware that locks users out of their systems . In most cases, a victim must pay a fee -- usually around several hundred dollars -- to reclaim control of their computers. However, there's no guarantee that a ransomware cybercriminal will follow through on the deal, and most security experts advise against ... (view more)

Fri
14
Nov
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'UserBenchmark 2.6.0', and 'SpaceSniffer 1.2.0'

UserBenchmark 2.6.0 UserBenchmark helps to test the speed of your PC's components -- including GPU, CPU, HDD, and SSD -- in less than one minute. It can even be used to test the efficiency of your USB drives. http://www.userbenchmark.com/ ... SpaceSniffer 1.2.0 SpaceSniffer is a completely free tool designed to help you understand the way files and folders stored on your computer are structured. It features a Treemap visualization style that makes it clear where files and folders are stored on your various devices. http://www.uderzo.it/ ... (view more)

Thu
13
Nov
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MS Patches 20 Year Old Exploit; XP Still Vulnerable

Microsoft has patched a security vulnerability that somehow evaded detection for roughly twenty years. The bug has reportedly existed in every single version of the Windows operating system since Windows 95. According to reports, the bug can allow a ... hacker to execute code remotely when a user visits a malicious website. IBM security expert Robert Freeman says the bug is related to a flaw in VBScript, which first debuted with Internet Explorer 3.0 in the late 1990s. Freeman says that the bug remains invulnerable to Microsoft's anti-exploitation tools, otherwise known as the Enhanced ... (view more)

Wed
12
Nov
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'Exact Duplicate Finder 0.9.7.16', and 'W8 Sidebar 5.0'

Exact Duplicate Finder 0.9.7.16 As the name suggests, Exact Duplicate Finder is designed to help you find and eliminate duplicate files stored on your system. It features a simple and clean interface that groups identical files by location. It's ... also extremely fast, making it easy to find and delete dupe files. http://indeepsoft.blogspot.ca/ W8 Sidebar 5.0 W8 Sidebar can help you learn more about your critical system components. Its user-friendly interface shows you information about your processor, memory, storage drives, network connections, and more. And while the name suggests ... (view more)

Tue
11
Nov
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'Zer0 0.8', and 'StudioLine Photo Basic 4.0.21'

Zer0 0.8 Zer0 is designed to help you to find and securely delete files once and for all. Just drag the targeted file into the delete box and it's gone forever. Features include a user-friendly interface and a high-security file deletion algorithm ... that makes file recovery virtually impossible. http://www.kcsoftwares.com/ StudioLine Photo Basic 4.0.21 With a highly-accessible user interface and features that include image editing and archiving, StudioLine Photo Basic is one of the better freeware image editing programs on the market. This program lets you create unique effects for all of ... (view more)

Tue
11
Nov
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Windows Blamed for Home Depot Hack; Execs Get Macs

The Home Depot recently revealed that its systems had been hacked, leaving approximately 56 million customer credit cards and 53 million email addresses vulnerable to cybercriminals. Now, the retailer is apparently blaming Microsoft's Windows ... operating system (OS) for its security vulnerabilities, and has reportedly switched many top-ranking employees to Macintosh computers and iPhones. The Home Depot announced additional findings of its security breach on November 6, 2014. In the days that followed, customers whose data was affected received an email from the company, which read: " ... (view more)

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