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Fri
19
Sep
John Lister's picture

Online Banks Get Extra Defenses Against DDoS Attacks

A company that helps protect websites against a popular form of cyber attacks says it's solved a major security concern. The change could mean high-profile websites can be much more resilient and secure. The company in question is CloudFlare, which ... offers services to defend against denial of service attacks (DoS) , including distributed denial of services attacks (DDoS) . That's where cyber attackers flood a website with bogus data requests, until the site (or server) is no longer able to deal with legitimate requests. Oftentimes such an attack will bring a web server to a grinding ... (view more)

Thu
05
Sep
Dennis Faas's picture

'Restore Point Creator 1.3.22', and 'Blank And Secure 3.74'

Restore Point Creator 1.3.22 Restore Point Creator helps you easily and efficiently create custom restore points on your computer. Once you've set up this program you won't ever have to worry about mindlessly searching through Windows menus to ... create a restore point. http://www.toms-world.org Blank And Secure 3.74 Delete your data once and for all with Blank and Secure. This program uses a radical process for deleting data that involves overwriting information with zeros prior to deletion. This makes it impossible for deleted data to be restored. http://www.softwareok.com This freeware ... (view more)

Thu
03
May
Dennis Faas's picture

'KeePass Password Safe 2.19', and 'Blank And Secure 3.16'

KeePass Password Safe 2.19 KeePass is a free open source password manager. You can put all your passwords in one database, and keep it locked with one master key or a key file. With KeePass on your computer, you have to remember only one master ... password or select the one key file to unlock the whole database and have access to all your many passwords. It's a great time saver, and greatly improves your peace of mind. http://keepass.info Blank And Secure 3.16 "Blank And Secure" is a free, portable software tool you can use to securely delete any of your data files, and be sure they ... (view more)

Mon
16
May
Dennis Faas's picture

Windows 7 64-Bit Most Secure: Microsoft Report

A recent report revealed that many businesses still have no plans to upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7, leaving their ailing PCs at higher risk for malware. That may change, however, with a new report suggesting that Windows 7 is five times less ... likely to be infected by malware than its predecessor. Windows 7 Five Times More Secure than XP The study comes from Microsoft's own Security Intelligence Report, which is released annually. The report not only revealed that Windows 7 is five times more secure against malware than a machine running Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3), but it was also ... (view more)

Wed
02
Mar
Dennis Faas's picture

US Senator Demands All Websites be Encrypted

A New York senator has called for major US Internet sites to offer all of their web pages in secure mode. Charles Schumer says the move would help protect against theft of data through public WiFi networks. The request involves the hypertext ... transfer protocol, which is the technical system used for transferring data between a website and a user, and vice versa. The protocol is available in two forms: standard (in which page addresses begin with http://) and secure (in which page addresses begin with https://). Secure Browser Sessions Encrypted, Denoted by Padlock In a secure connection, which ... (view more)

Tue
15
Jun
Dennis Faas's picture

'Win Ext', and 'Secure It'

Win Ext WinExt allows you to customize your desktop with a horizontal bar that gives you easy access to all your programs and documents. WinExt is not an alternative to the windows shell, but a good expansion which gives your shell at set of new ... features. WinExt consists of a bar docked to the top or bottom of the screen and gives access to wide range of features while you work at your computer. http://winext.hulubulu.net Secure It Are you tired of trying to remember all the different User IDs and passwords you need? SecureIT can help. SecureIT is a small utility designed to hold items of ... (view more)

Thu
18
Feb
Dennis Faas's picture

Is Windows 7 More Secure Than Apple's Snow Leopard?

A new ethical hacking contest, called "Pwn2Own" is set to get under way this coming March 24, 2010, with awards of $100,000 in prize money. Predictions on which operating systems will be first to fall prey to hackers are already being heard; ... according to the event's organizer, the speediest, easiest hack will almost surely be on Mac's new Snow Leopard. Fundamental Beliefs: Mac Vs PC Security For years, it's been said that one of the main reasons why consumers have purchased Macs is because of the popular belief that Mac computers are more secure than PCs running MS Windows. Many ... (view more)

Fri
10
Jul
Dennis Faas's picture

Security Experts Attack Google's Quest for Immune OS

Google made quite the controversial statement recently after attempting to shed some light concerning their new Chrome operating system . Google has raised eyebrows after promising that their customers will no longer have to worry about viruses, ... malware and security updates. In a recent blog entry, Google announced that the company was prepared to "go back to the basics" and redesign the essential security foundations of the OS in such a way so that users would never again have to deal with viruses, malware and the need for constant updates. It didn't take long for a number of security ... (view more)

Tue
14
Apr
Dennis Faas's picture

'Secure Email', and 'Port Analyzer'

Secure Email SecureEmail is a desktop application designed by Comodo (the same firm that makes Comodo firewall). SecureEmail automatically secures your email messages so your confidential data cannot be stolen or modified on its way through the ... Internet. It's security you install and forget; all outgoing emails are automatically encrypt and signed without the user having to manage the complex certificate exchange procedure. http://secure-email.comodo.com Port Analyzer Port Analyzer is a program that can monitor data through your computer's ethernet network ports. Receive unmatched support to ... (view more)

Wed
05
Nov
Dennis Faas's picture

'Comodo Secure Email', and 'Prompt Start'

Comodo Secure Email SecureEmail is a desktop application that automatically secures your email messages so your confidential data cannot be stolen or modified on its way through the Internet. Security you install and forget - SecureEmail will ... automatically encrypt and sign all outgoing emails and manage the complex certificate exchange procedure. Available in 32 bit and 64 bit versions and supported E-mail Clients include Outlook 2000 and above, Outlook Express, Thunderbird, Windows Mail, and Incredimail. http://secure-email.comodo.com Prompt Start PromptStart is a small, fast utility that ... (view more)

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