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10 tools to secure and protect your pc for free

Your computer is under-attack from all fronts.  if you think that installing an antivirus software is sufficient then think twice, their are several hidden sources which can attack your PC to collect your private or sensitive information such as passwords, credit card info, email account passwords etc… that can be transmitted through internet without knowing to you, such as ad-ware apps (software containing advertisement) which are offered free to use, advertisements cookies, spywares etc… to avoid these situations there are several security tools you can install on your PC free of charge.

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There is plethora of security software’s available in the market to protect your PC from unauthorized access from intruders accessing any part of your computer system.

We’ve compiled 10 best security tools to protect your PC from any unauthorized access to your computer which are available free of charge.

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DNS Angel

DNS angel is a freeware app, includes 3 DNS services (Open DNS Family, MetaCert DNS, and Norton Con Safe1 & Safe 2) to protect your family and young Child from accessing inappropriate websites like malicious sites, Phishing sites, malware websites and P0rn Sites. The program doesn’t need any installation as it is a portable app and requires only 506K. On launch the program displays 6 options and your current protection status; you can select any one DNS service from Open DNS, Metacert, and Norton Con safe 1& 2.

PROS: Blocks inappropriate sites, Family Safe

CONS: Not a solid Parental protection, User cans easily Change DNS setting if they find DNS angel app.

Platform: Windows Xp, Vista, Windows 7 & 8

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Free KeyLogger

Refog Free keylogger tool helps you to keep a track of or any text typed or pasted, it turns on at windows startup and starts monitoring the applications you have set to monitor or everything else on your system. The application also supports the network activity and keeps a full log of visited web pages with timestamp of copied text to clipboard and pasted anywhere else. Refog free keylogger is the best parental app that costs nothing, and also helps you to keep your kids safe online by blocking access to p0rn, adult sites or questionable content and keeps an eye on your kid’s activity.

Overall it’s a best keylogger tool currently available in the market which is licensed as a freeware; if you want an advanced version with more functionality you can buy its professional version at €69.95.

PROS: User friendly easy to use, Stealth mode for higher security, social networking support for Facebook

CONS: NONE

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ADFender

Adfender is free software that enables you to browse web faster by providing effective ad blocking solutions that blocks all forms of ads including Popups, Flash ads, expanding ads and protects your online privacy. It works with all leading browsers, P2P apps and messengers. Adfender has Easy to use User interface and requires no configuration it also removes tracking cookies and uses minimal system resources and is frequently updated.

PROS: easy to use, uses low system resources, protects your privacy, comprehensive ad blocking solution

CONS: nothing specific

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Avast Free Antivirus

Avast Free Antivirus is a complete antivirus solution under a freeware license. Provides a strong security against viruses and spywares, it also detects previously unknown malwares and viruses and its new simplified UI makes it easier to use. This newer version has added support for browsers for cleaning and removing pesky toolbar and plugins.

As I’ve mentioned in my previous post about best free antivirus software’s that avast keeps you constantly remind about upgrading to its professional version on desktop and on your inbox.

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Cold Turkey

Cold turkey is a freeware program that will suspend your access to addiction sites and programs such as Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, AdditingGames, Reddit, and other social networking sites so that you can get some work done.

It could be a good parental app too; you can block access to games, questionable contents and adult websites etc… You can block access from 10 minutes to whole month. Once you block the programs and sites it’s unstoppable, means you have to wait until the timestamp is over.

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KeePass

Keypass is free and open source password manager software which enables you to save all your passwords in one database, which is encrypted by one master password or a key file. So you have to only remember one password for all your accounts no matter what they are for your website FTP, e-mail accounts, forums and on other sites, with the help of this keypass password manager tool you will have different passwords for every of your accounts.

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Kurupira Web Filter

Kurupira web filter and parental control software, filters website content and blocks p0rnographic websites as well as limits your time spent on the internet. It also allows you to restrict access to social networking sites and instant messaging software’s. It displays your computer usage history for most used programs and internet activity.

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Peer Block

Peer Block allows you to control your computers internet activity, from accessing unsecured locations that can access your computer’s sensitive data. It helps you to block communications with computers monitoring your p2p activities, advertising or spyware oriented servers or computers which have been hacked and blocks “Known bad computers “or even entire country. With peer block no other computers can access your computer without permission, and your computer won’t send anything elsewhere.

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 Secunia PSI

Secunia Personal Software Inspector is application management software that scans, detect, check and secure the applications installed on your computer. You get a complete details about installed software on your computer if they are patched, end-of-life or insecure and helps you to quickly and easily upgrade the software, it also provides a complete graphical presentation of your computers performance.

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TrueCrypt

TruCrypt is a file encryption program that helps you to protect your sensitive data from prying eyes. Its strong encryption has 11 different algorithms to protect your files in a password-protected volume comprehensively. Overall it’s the powerful encryption tools available in the market for no cost. It has few downsides that you should keep in mind If you happened to forget your lengthy complex password, you should consider those protected files as good as gone.

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