The best free antivirus: a comparison

This posting will discuss which of the following three programs deserves the title of "best freeware antivirus program": Avira Antivir, Avast, or AVG. My conclusion:...

DiskCryptor: encrypt hard disk partitions, flash drives, and CD/DVD media with this versatile tool

DiskCryptor is a free, open source disk encryption software. It encrypts entire hard drive partitions, including the system partition as well as flash drives...

WinMHR: Free Malware Detector

WinMHR is a free security tool that provides a similar function as the VirusTotal website but with some additional features, and more to come....

Disguise and hide your sensitive folders with ‘Disguise Folders’ for Windows 7

Everyone has documents and files of sensitive nature that they would like to keep away from prying eyes. Users have a handful of options to...

Intercept changes to your startup folder with StartupEye

Tired of programs adding themselves to your Windows startup, or making changes to your system’s registry? Then check out StartupEye, a program that lives...

Protect Your Children Online with Qustodio

In today's modern economy, no one wants to spend a dime more than they have to, and this is doubly true for those of...

Monitor your child’s Facebook activity with Minor Monitor

Minor Monitor is a free website that helps you monitor your child’s Facebook activity. Specifically designed to monitor Facebook accounts, Minor Monitor is loaded...

Use TrueCrypt portably from a USB or in Dropbox with ‘Launcher for TrueCrypt’ —...

TrueCrypt is the world’s foremost free/open source encryption program, but running it portably can be a bit of a hassle. In this posting, we...

Encrypt files on Dropbox then view them on your iPhone or iPad with DataLocker

Ever wished you could view encrypted Dropbox files on your iPhone or iPad? It’s easy to encrypt any file on your desktop - there...

Monitor and restrict your child’s activities online, remotely, with Care4teen

Care4Teen is a free internet monitoring and censoring program that combines some principles of anti-virus recognition software with the standard online monitoring functions. Still...

Surf the net anonymously and go around firewalls and geo-restrictions with Ultrasurf

Ultrasurf is free, proxy-based ‘anti censorship’, ‘pro-privacy’ software. It tunnels through firewalls (whether at work or country-wide), encrypts online communications, hides your real IP from...

Log into your favorite websites automatically and securely with LoginCode

LoginCode is a great little free program that will keep your passwords for all your favorite web sites protected, as well as automatically logging...

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The Best Free Antivirus for Windows – January 2016

I have been looking into the question of which free antivirus is the best for almost 10 years now, and the only way to...

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We’ve always been interested in the intersection between games and art, and have written up a number of games by Jason Nelson exploring the...

Get cloud access to anything on your PC, with TackaCloud’s ‘Personal Cloud’

Although Dropbox and other cloud services have gotten us used to accessing our files anywhere from the cloud, somehow there is always that important...

Introducing: The Ballerina Monsters

Are you missing Freewaregenius and wondering what we’ve been doing for the past several months? One project I’ve been working on is: “The Ballerina...