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.
Rated: May 4, 2012 12:00 AM
Useful as ever but now open source, HijackThis helps you spot anomalies in your Windows and program installations.
Rated: Jan 8, 2013 12:00 AM
CCleaner helps clear the junk from your hard drive or SSD. It does as much as many paid programs do, but does it for free.
Rated: Jan 24, 2011 11:01 AM
Identify program security leaks and batten down the hatches with this free software.