The new CCleaner 4 of the Piriform company is now available for download. It certainly is one of the best programs to keep our computer clean and organized.
This new version incorporates some interesting enhancements that improve performance and help us achieve higher quality results.
The highlights of the new CCleaner 4 are two new features that developers have added to the software. The first one is a duplicate file finder, it will take care of scanning our PC for identical content that occupy disk space unnecessarily. This new module has filters to define which files are included in the search and which are excluded. Continue reading
Do you know how many applications you have given permission to access your online information services with Twitter, Facebook or Linkedin? For if not know the answer you can find it with MyPermissions, an application that has been running successfully for a while, but remember that every day there are new users in a number of online services and is never more advocate for the security of our personal information.
Our website is growing every day and it is common for many applications or services request access to any information of our account. Many times we give for different reasons that can range from taking a course to have fun with a game but periodically should review these permits and revoke access for those applications that have already stopped using. Continue reading
ICE Unlock Fingerprint Secure is an Android app that will give the chance to unlock the mobile using the fingerprint. The program makes use of the rear camera, both to store a high resolution picture of the fingerprint, as to carry out the unfreezing.
When Apple Touch ID was added as a feature to iPhone 5s last year, many wondered about something similar for Android phones. The answer is not slow in coming, as there are many applications that try to do the same on Android, although in our opinion the best (complete with limitations) is ICE Unlock Fingerprint Secure. We’ll show you how this application works; you can unlock the phone with your fingerprint. Continue reading
It seems that Google is determined to offer a tool for every need, thanks to the Chrome application launcher. Originally intended as a utility for the Chrome OS, now Windows users may also use Chrome Connectivity Diagnostics, is a program that examines our Internet connection problems.
Chrome Connectivity Diagnostics is installed from the Chrome Web Store and displayed in the application launcher that includes Chrome for quite a while. When thrown performs a series of tests on the connection to the Internet, taking a few seconds to complete. Continue reading
The programs and web sites dedicated to VPN allow us skip some limitations in Internet and surf anonymously. While most of these programs have a setup that leaves no room for mistakes, some are harder than others to set up. However, TunnelBear offers interface that does not major problems and some interesting features.
Installation only requires the creation of account in TunnelBear, it only requires your name, password and email address. Everything else is automatically set by the program. The second step is to choose a country to host the VPN and currently only has the options of USA, UK, Canada, Germany, France and Japan. Continue reading
The use of the Hosts file to prevent our computer from connecting to undesirable web addresses is a very old practice that is still used as a security measure to block access to ads and cookies.
The Hosts file is nothing more than a simple text file that the OS uses to resolve domain names. Since the configuration of this file we can prevent certain viruses or malware running, since the same configuration of Hosts will prevent the connection from the computer with malware sources. We can manually edit it ourselves, or avail ourselves of some tool to do it for us, as MVPS Hosts. Continue reading
The Windows User Account Control (UAC) notifies us when a program makes changes for our account on the computer, being a very useful safety feature, although criticized by the degree of intrusion that is when we are doing tasks that we know are safe, before UAC prompts have to interrupt what we’re doing to allow changes in the system.
However, some changes are not under the control of UAC, which could go unnoticed by us. WinPatrol is a program that will help us not only to have under control changes that UAC does not detect or not announce, but we can make some additional changes. For example, we can better manage the programs that start with Windows startup, services or changes to the registry, among other things. Continue reading
System Mechanic is a very good program for problems on our computer. That is, we make a complete monitored all security issues, files or system problems and even can solve future problems of stability. The Version 12 has arrived with some major changes mentioned below.
System Mechanic 12 now makes use of a new tool that detects and corrects possible errors in the Windows system communications. When some of your files are corrupted, it can produce all kinds of errors and erratic behavior from false alarms and incorrect reports of hardware that is malfunctioning. Continue reading
These days we talk about safety and how to avoid being spied on all activities performed on the web, we see incredible news from the Chrome browser. And it is as easy access to the passwords stored in the browser that does not need to be a hacker to discover them.
This is a feature that has been around forever in Chrome, hidden in the advanced configuration options. By accessing the password manager, also will access all passwords that have been written in the browser since it was installed. At first glance, they are hidden passwords, but Google has made a move “master” on his part, and that is if we click on each entry we will get the Show button to display the passwords. Continue reading
Android is increasingly at the center of the news, thanks to the exponential increase of mobile device users, their qualities as unsafe system and serve as a means of attack on other platforms. And just this last feature is what we’ll talk here, since an application called USB Cleaver to infect PCs; just connect your phone to PC.
The discovery has been made by analysts of F-secure and the application in question consists of a small file of 3Mb that has the ability to steal passwords of Windows of many programs, in addition to steal the password of the Wi-Fi connection of the PC of the victim. Continue reading