Panopticlick Tests Web Browser’s Tracking Protection

Panopticlick is a web app designed by EFF (Electronic Frontier Foundation) to test the tracking protection of your web browser. It tests multiple levels of tracking protections for your web browser, for example, whether your web browser is protecting against tracking ads, against invisible trackers, against usually whitelisted trackers, third-party trackers etc. Furthermore, it also Read More …

Web Protector Protects from Phishing Sites in Chrome

A phishing site is one that mimics or masquerades some other popular website in order to deceive people into entering their personal or financial information. Usually cyber-criminals send the links to phishing site inside an e-mail message. For example, you might receive an spoofed e-mail message from your bank asking you to change the password followed by Read More …

Preferences Monitor Warns About Unauthorized Changes in Firefox Settings

Firefox is the one of the most used and loved web browsers today. It receives this widespread acclaim owing to the flexibility it provides in terms of extensions, security and being an open-source software in general. While most of the extensions work to add and enhance the features of this web browser, some of the extensions may try Read More …

Security Plus Scans Links for Malware in Chrome

How convenient it would be if you can know of malicious files before downloading them in your browser. Although many of the antivirus products like avast! offer HTTP scanning through which they can detect harmful files and block them from downloading, but what if you want to know whether a link can lead you to malicious file? Sure Read More …

Anvi Slim Toolbar : Protection from Malicious Browser Toolbars & Add-ons

These days you have to be very careful when installing the software downloaded from the internet. Some of the programs come bundled with unwanted browser toolbars and malicious add-ons that can track your online activities, invade your online privacy, display unwanted advertisements and redirect you to unsolicited  search pages. This type of browser add-ons and toolbars can Read More …

How to Disable SSL 3.0 in Mozilla Firefox

The security researchers at Google have discovered a security vulnerability (nicknamed POODLE) in the decades old SSL version 3.0 protocol which can be used by an attacker to gain access to the information like passwords and cookies transferred over the secure connection encrypted using the SSL 3.0 protocol. As a consequence, all the major web Read More …

SecuBrowser : Run Web Browser in Secure Sandbox

We have previously written about Sandboxie which is a freeware sandbox utility for running all Windows programs inside it, so that any changes made through these programs stay in the sandbox temporarily and the system files or settings are not affected. This way if you get infected while surfing a website inside the sandboxed browser, the changes Read More …

AVG Web Tuneup : Protection from Dangerous Websites & Trackers

The free tool AVG Web Tuneup from the AVG labs takes care of the three problems that we usually come across when surfing online – it provides protection from the dangerous or harmful websites, it blocks the trackers that can learn your online behavior to display ads catered specially for you, and it allows you to quickly cleanup your web Read More …

Cloudacl Safe Browser for Android Keeps Bad Sites Away from Your Kids

Whenever my three year old niece sees me, she asks for my smartphone to look at the pictures of cows and then makes the “moo” sound. She knows how to go back and forth in the browser in Android, after all she has just has to swipe the screen to the left or the right with her little fingers. So I Read More …

Avira Browser Safety Boosts Online Privacy and Protects from Harmful Sites

The cyber-criminals are concocting new ways to infect your PC with malware through malicious websites and rob you of your hard-earned money through phishing sites. The only way to protect yourself from such sites is to avoid visiting them. But you cannot know which site is harmful and which is safer to visit. This is Read More …