Computer Security Tools & Applications
Tor v2.3.25 is free software and an open network that helps you defend against a form of network surveillance that can infringe on personal freedom and privacy. Supports Windows, OS X, and Linux.
iSpy allows you to access and control your cameras and microphones, from anywhere in the world, via the web or mobile devices. Supports Windows XP and above.
Nmap is a free, open source utility for network discovery and security auditing. Many systems and network administrators also find it useful for tasks such as network inventory, managing service upgrade schedules, and monitoring host or service uptime. Supports OS X, Windows, Linux. Source code available.
KeePassX (12.8M) saves data such as usernames, passwords, urls, attachments and comments in one single encrypted database. It features a password generator, search function, and import/export of your data. Supports OS X and Windows.
PeerBlock (2.1M) lets you control who your computer "talks to" on the Internet. By selecting appropriate lists of "known bad" computers, you can block communication with advertising or spyware oriented servers. Supports Windows 2000, XP, Vista, and 7.
DriverBackup! 2.5 (4.0 MB) is an easy to use drivers' backup, restoration, and removal tool. Features include backup & restore of windows drivers, unknown device recognition, etc. Freeware for Windows.
OSForensics 1.2 (4.9 MB) lets you uncover hidden information or extract forensic data from a computer. Features allow you to uncover recent Internet activity, stored passwords, deleted files, etc. Freeware for XP/ 2003/ Vista/ 7.
Ninja Pendisk 1.5 (746 KB) is a program that guards your computer from viruses transmitted by USB disks. It sits in the systray until a USB disk is inserted and then scans for malicious files, etc. Freeware for Windows.
AxCrypt 1.7 (410 KB) is an easy-to-use file encryption program. It works with Windows Explorer enabling encryption, decryption, secure deletion (wiping) of files, cryptographic data integrity validation, etc. Freeware for Windows 2K/ XP/ Vista/ 7.
TinyWall 2.0 (130 KB) is a safe and secure Windows Firewall add-on. It strengthens the existing firewall and provides easy-to-use configuration options, etc. Freeware for Windows Vista/ 7.
BackUp Maker 6.3 (5.46 MB) is an easy-to-use app for creating data backups. Once configured it will save to your internal/external hard drive, network or webserver and write backups directly to CD/DVD, USB drive, etc. Freeware for all Windows.
RouterPassView 1.39 (95 KB) allows you to recover your router password and wireless network keys stored on a local file. Works with some common routers, i.e Linksys, Dynalink, NETGEAR, ASUS, D-Link, etc. Additional models to be added. Freeware for Windows 2K/ XP/ Vista/ 7.
My Privacy (1.43 MB) analyzes information stored on your computer (login names, passwords, financial info, Web surfing habits, etc.) and suggests its erasure. Also evaluates the level of your privacy protection and proposes ways to maximize it. Freeware for Windows 98/ ME/ NT/ 2000/ XP/ 2003/ Vista.
AntiVir Personal Edition (3.9 MB) is effective protection against computer viruses for the individual and private use on a single PC-workstation. Detects and removes more than 50,000 viruses, has a resident Virus Guard that monitors file movements automatically, scans for macro viruses & repairs file damage, auto-update & more. Freeware. For Win 95/98/Me/NT/ 2000/XP.