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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.
Experian, best known for issuing credit reports, fights identify theft with this service. It requires investment of both time and money ($16 per month).
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.
Encrypt entire drives with DiskCryptor, which runs as a service and is configured via a dialog. It also works in Windows 8 desktop mode.
McAfee, Symantec, Trend Micro and Webroot offer protection for all your devices along with Web-based management.
Protect your Wi-Fi communications with personal VPN service Private WiFi.
Enlocked is a free service that takes the confusion out of email encryption.
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+.
Privoxy is a free, open-source local proxy for blocking ads and tracking scripts.
Have a damaged USB thumb drive or memory card? These applications can help you save your data.
Whether or not Android's openness makes it an easy target for malware writers, these apps can help protect your handset.
Fighting tenacious malware? A rootkit may be calling your PC "home." Kaspersky's free utility TDSSKiller can help.
Banish intrusive ads painlessly with this free plugin.