tools

Wed
27
May
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Rootkit

A rootkit is a set of software tools frequently used by a third party (usually an intruder) after gaining access to a computer system. The tools are are intended to conceal running processes, files or system data, which allows the intruder maintain ... access to a system without the user's knowledge. Rootkits are known to exist for a variety of operating systems such as Linux, Solaris and versions of Microsoft Windows. A computer with a rootkit on it is called a rooted computer. Functions of a Rootkit A rootkit typically hides logins, processes, files, and logs and may include software to ... (view more)

Tue
10
Mar
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'Spy Me Tools', and 'Double Vision'

Spy Me Tools SpyMe Tools is very useful in detecting Windows Registry and disk changes. If any application a) installs spyware, adware, malicious programs, or any other type of file, or b) changes the registry's content, you will be able to see ... exactly where the modification occurred. http://lifehacker.com Double Vision Double Vision lets you watch video and surf the web in a transparent browser. Why transparent? Well, you can click through the browser to your open applications underneath and work seamlessly. It also acts as a heads-up display for the surface of a software project while you ... (view more)

Thu
26
Feb
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'Tweak Xplorer', and 'Microsoft Pro Photo Tools 2'

Tweak Xplorer TweakXPlorer is a program that allows you to enhance the look of Windows Explorer. Some of TweakXPlorer's key features include the ability to give your folders an eye catching background, design thumbnails, and more! ... http://www.d-oneproduction.co.cc Microsoft Pro Photo Tools 2 Microsoft Pro Photo Tools 2 provides a set of tools for photographers hoping to perform various exciting tasks with their images, including RAW captures. The current version enables you to quickly "geotag" your photos, view and edit metadata, and more, leveraging the power of Windows and ... (view more)

Wed
25
Feb
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'Global Game Jam - Game Browser', and 'Monkey Tools'

Global Game Jam - Game Browser Get your game on with Global Game Jam, a brand new game browser for the hundreds of games written during the Global Game Jam, Jan 30 - Feb 1, 2009. Each game was written in under 48 hours! The game browser makes all ... the games available to users. http://globalgamejam.org Monkey Tools Monkey Tools is a set of shell/console/command line utilities, as well as some GUI based applications that can be controlled from command line or DOS script. It's compatible with every Windows OS going back to the 1990s! http://www.mad-monkey.co.uk Today's fresh software picks were ... (view more)

Fri
06
Feb
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'Monkey Tools', and 'Net Check'

Monkey Tools Monkey Tools is a set of utilities designed primarily to aid in the creation of scripts, and includes some GUI tools as well. Some of tools allow a user to retrieve text from a webpage, pause a script for a specific amount of time, or ... customize alert messages. Handy stuff! http://www.mad-monkey.co.uk Net Check DiamondCS NetCheck allows you to quickly and easily test the status of your Internet connection by attempting one (or more) connection tests. The DNS test allows NetCheck to test if your system can currently resolve Internet addresses to their respective numeric IP ... (view more)

Mon
02
Feb
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'Boot Racer', and '57 Useful Google Tools'

Boot Racer BootRacer allows you to check your Windows boot speed and provides you with a 'boot rating'. If your computer boot time is less than one minute you will get an Excellent rating -- otherwise, you need to speed up your Windows boot! ... http://www.greatis.com 57 Useful Google Tools If you're like most people, you use Google's products several times a day to search for information or check email. Most people don't know, however, how many useful tools Google have made research and time management much easier. Here are just a few of the products Google offers that may be worth trying ... (view more)

Tue
06
Jan
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'Macrium Reflect', and '50 Free Internet Tools'

Macrium Reflect Macrium Reflect is the only free Windows XP and Vista compatible disk imaging software with BartPE and Linux based recovery options. Macrium Relfect allows you to create a disk image while running Windows using Microsoft Volume ... Shadow copy Service (VSS). You can also image to Network, USB, FireWire drives, or DVD. http://www.macrium.com 50 Free Internet Tools If your wardrobe includes a shiny tin-foil hat, then you will love these free Internet tools. Whether you want to protect yourself from Internet snoopers, want to spy on those out to get you, or want to be able to track ... (view more)

Mon
06
Oct
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'50 Free Internet Tools For Tin-Foil Hat Wearers', and 'You Mail'

50 Free Internet Tools For Tin-Foil Hat Wearers Threse 50 free internet tools for the especially paranoid prove security to the 'nth degree', meaning even the most neurotic users can visit the sites they want and never worry about attracting the ... attention of spyware of phishing fiends. http://www.great-isp-deals.com You Mail This is voicemail you design. Get your cellular voicemail on your phone, in an email or online. Create different voicemail greetings for every caller. Choose how you handle your messages: by phone, email or text. Get specifics on every caller whether they've left a ... (view more)

Fri
29
Aug
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Microsoft Arming IE8's Privacy Power to the Teeth

Like covering your tracks online? Then you'll be happy to hear that Microsoft has recently announced a host of new privacy tools for Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) capable of better protecting users' privacy during and after their surfing. It's a major ... step for Microsoft, which has in the past been criticized for failing to improve IE's privacy settings. With a dominant market share over primary competitor Firefox (from Mozilla), it seemed the impetus for change simply wasn't there. Now that Firefox presents a greater challenge to Microsoft's browser dominance than ever before, the Redmond-based ... (view more)

Wed
06
Aug
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'Windows Multipoint Sdk', and 'Essential Bluetooth Hacking Tools'

Today's fresh software picks were provided courtesy of Bob Helmer at Shell Extension City. Please note that the below software descriptions are provided solely from the developer and are absent from any guarantee or warranty. You are encouraged to ... review the Shell Extension Software Policy for more details. Windows Multipoint SDK The Windows MultiPoint SDK helps developers create programs that allow a single computer to have multiple mice connected. http://research.microsoft.com Essential Bluetooth Hacking Tools If you are planning to gain a deeper understanding of Bluetooth security, you ... (view more)

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