Security software

Essential (and Free!) Security Downloads

Spyware, viruses, Trojans, and assorted malware are clamoring to get onto your PC and cause damage. Snoopers want to get at your personal information for nefarious purposes, such as identity theft. Luckily, there's plenty of free software to protect your privacy and security--and some are industrial-strength tools that can do everything that expensive security software does. These 10 favorite programs help protect your privacy and security. Download and install them, and you'll be far safer against all the nastiness out there.

HijackThis

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CCleaner

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Secunia PSI

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