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Review: Eraser removes files safely and permanently

Eraser is an enormous all-in-one toolbox devoted to secure file deletion. This free utility can securely delete files on your command, or according to a schedule.

Review: ProtectMyID from Experian helps guard against identity theft

Experian, best known for issuing credit reports, fights identify theft with this service. It requires investment of both time and money ($16 per month).

Review: BestCrypt lives up to its name with excellent features

The best is expensive, but your money buys you a classy complete security solution in BestCrypt. Most end-users, however, will do fine with freebies such as TrueCrypt.

Review: DiskCryptor a worthwhile encryption program that's easy to use

Encrypt entire drives with DiskCryptor, which runs as a service and is configured via a dialog. It also works in Windows 8 desktop mode.

4 security suites that protect all your devices

McAfee, Symantec, Trend Micro and Webroot offer protection for all your devices along with Web-based management.

Private WiFi Protects Sensitive Data--For a Price

Protect your Wi-Fi communications with personal VPN service Private WiFi.

Email Encryption Made Free and Easy With Enlocked

Enlocked is a free service that takes the confusion out of email encryption.

Ad-Aware's New Interface Appeals to Novices and Experts Alike

Lavasoft adds a new Ad-Aware version to the lineup, updates Pro, and renames Ad-Aware Internet Security Free Internet Security to Ad-Aware Antivirus+.

Avoid Ads and Creepy Tracking Scripts With Privoxy

Privoxy is a free, open-source local proxy for blocking ads and tracking scripts.

6 Data Recovery Tools for SD Cards, USB Drives and More

Have a damaged USB thumb drive or memory card? These applications can help you save your data.

5 Free Android Security Apps: Keep Your Smartphone Safe

Whether or not Android's openness makes it an easy target for malware writers, these apps can help protect your handset.

Kaspersky's Free TDSSKiller Digs Up Rootkits

Fighting tenacious malware? A rootkit may be calling your PC "home." Kaspersky's free utility TDSSKiller can help.

Avoid Annoying Ads With Adblock Plus

Banish intrusive ads painlessly with this free plugin.