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Realtime protection (on-access) Privacy
Scanners (on-demand) System monitoring Tools for virus removal Network traffic monitoring Online-scanners System cleaning Firewalls Data rescue HIPS Encrypting System hardening-HIPS Backup System hardening System rescue Sandboxing/virtualization Miscellaneous Vulnerability scanning Tests Browser security Vista security IP-blocking/hardening Windows 7-security Realtime protection (on-access)
Anti-virus:
Avira AntiVir
Avast!
Microsoft Security Essentials
AVG Anti-Virus
Panda cloudantivirus
Forticlient
Rising
PcTools
Immunet
Twister (not free, lifelong licence)
Anti-malware:
Prevx (no removal)
Spyware terminator
DriveSentry
Spyware Doctor Starter Edition (Google pack)
IObit 360 (good scanner)
Ad-Aware
Rising PC doctor
Windows Defender
Security suite (anti-virus, anti-malware and firewall):
Comodo
McAfee Internet Security Suite (AOL)

Scanners (on-demand)
AV-Scanners:
Hitman Pro
a-squared
Kaspersky AVP Tool
Bitdefender free
MWAV (no removal)
Norton Security Scan (Google pack)
Sophos Threat Detection Test (no removal)
ClamWin
Arcabit microscan
Anti-malware scanners:
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
Superantispyware
Spy Sweeper (no removal)
Spyware Doctor (no removal)
Systweak Advanced System Protector
Spy-Emergency
CA antispyware
(no removal)
Spybot S&D
The Cleaner

Portable antivirus/antimalware: (can be used eg. with a Windows boot cd)
a2 portable
DrWeb cureit
VIPRE Rescue
Norman malware cleaner
Trendmicro Sysclean
ClamWin portable
Multi-AV scanners:
Multi-AV Scanning Tool (Read all comments before trying!)
Multi-AV scan
AV definition files:
Avira
AV Rescue CD:
Avira
F-Secure
BitDefender
DrWeb
more
Sardu: integrate several rescue disks
Rootkit-detection:
Gmer
AVZ
Rootkit unhooker
Rootrepeal
Unhackme (fully functional evaluation version)
VBA anti-rootkit
Gmer: mbr-rootkit
Sanity check
Radix
Sysprot
Kx-ray
Suspicious Process Behavior Analysis Tool (sbat.exe)
Spy dll remover
Advancedwinservicemanage
Rootkitty (with boot cd)
more programs here, here and here
Memory scanner:
Threatexpert memoryscanner
Tools for virus removal
Tools for most common viruses:
F-secure easyclean
McAfee Stinger
Avast virus cleaner
MS Malicious Software Removal Tool
Avira AntiVir Removal Tool
Combofix
Removal tools for specific viruses:
BitDefender
Kaspersky
F-Secure
Symantec
Panda Software
Malware removal:
Subratam
Atribune
Malware Removal
Online-scanners
File scanning with several scanners:
Virustotal (Uploader included!)
Jotti
Virscan
Novirusthanks (also link scanning)
Filterbit
Viruschief
Online-scanners (FF=also Firefox):
F-Secure (FF)
Kaspersky (no removal)
BitDefender
BitDefender qscan (FF)
Eset (FF)
Panda Software (FF)
a-squared
OneCare
Trendmicro (FF)
Mcafee (no removal)
CA
VirusChaser
Comodo
Ahnlab
Athentium
Hauri
Online sandbox:
Threatexpert
Sunbelt Sandbox
CIMA
Anubis
Norman Sandbox
Joebox
Firewalls
Limited versions of commercial firewalls:
Agnitum Outpost
Online Armor
Zonealarm
Sunbelt Kerio
free Firewalls:
PCTools
Comodo
Privatefirewall
Jetico
Webroot
NetVeda Safety.Net
Ashampoo
Filseclab
Simple firewalls (inbound only):
Ghostwall
Gateways:
Endian
Untangle

About NAT routers and hardware firewalls:

article 1
HIPS
Behaviour blocker:
ThreatFire
Classical strong HIPS:
Real time defender
EqSecure 3.41, (Alcyon ruleset)
Dynamic Security Agent
Netchina S3 HIPS (Download here.)
System Safety Monitor
Winpooch
WIPS
Malware Defender (not free, lifelong licence)
Classical lightweight HIPS:
Winpatrol
System shields
Arovax Shield
Anti-keylogger:
Snoopfree
DataGuard AntiKeylogger
KL-detector
PSMA
Zemana (not free)
Registry protection:
MJ Registry Watcher
Anti-executable:
Process Guard
Trust-no-exe
Winsonar
White-listing anti-executable:
Bluepoint security (not free)
Drive firewall:
PE-Guard
SensiveGuard
CoreForce
File/Folder Monitoring Software:
Tiny Watcher
SilentNight Inspector
FileChecker
FileMap by BB
Anti Dialer:
A-Squared Anti Dialer
Dialer shields
System hardening-HIPS
System & Program Files Protection:
System Protect
Drive-by-download blocker:
F-Secure Exploit Shield (IE, Firefox)
Memory firewall:
Comodo memory firewall
Address space randomization:
WehnTrust
System lockdown:
Appranger (not free)
USB-firewall:
Net Studio USB FireWall
Autorun Virus Remover
System hardening
Hardening tools:
Invincible Windows
Harden-It
Secure-It
SafeXP
XPantispy
Security & Privacy Complete
Seconfig XP
Samurai
Windows Worms Doors Cleaner
USB-autorun cleaning
Flash disinfector
USB-autorun disabling
Panda USB and AutoRun Vaccine
Script-file protection:
Script Defender
ScripTrap
Protection against scripts embedded on web pages:
No Script (Firefox)
Protection against flash embedded on web pages:
Flash block (Firefox)
SRP (Software Restriction Policy):
instructions 1
instructions 2
PGS - Pretty Good Security
Adding user rights:
Sudo for windows
suDown
Limiting user rights:
Windows Steadystate
SuRun
Determining user rights:
Privbar
Running program with dropped rights:
DropMyRights.net
PsExec
StripMyRights
1-defender
Sandboxing-virtualization
Sandboxing (for browsers/IM/etc):
Sandboxie
GeSWall
Safespace
Defencewall (very cheap)
AppGuard (not free)
System virtualization:
Returnil
Powershadow 2.6 (Key)
Virtual Protect
Shadow Defender (not free, lifelong licence)
Rollback software:
Comodo time machine beta
Rollback Rx (not free)
Firstdefence-ISR (not free)
Eaz-fix (not free)
Desktop virtualization:
Mojopac
Icore
Virtual players:
VmWare player, VmWare converter, EasyVMX converter
moka5 live PC + Fearless Browser
Virtualization software:
VMWare
VirtualBox
VirtualPC
VMToolkit
Virtualized browser:
Inmunos
Portable OS:
Ubuntu linux
Vulnerability scanning
Windows-system security analyzing:
MS Baseline Security Analyzer
Nessus
Belarc Advisor
Protector Plus
Windows-system security analyzing (OS+installed programs):
Secunia
F-secure health check
Installed programs:
several here
Searching for drivers:
several here
CD With All Current Drivers for Windows XP:
DriverPacks
Package for most important media addons:
All in One Runtimes
Browser security
Anti-phishing/malware browser plugins:
WOT
LinkExtend
McAfee Siteadvisor
PcTools Browserdefender
Netcraft toolbar
Bitdefender anti-phishing
Sitehound
Web Security Guard
RGguard
TrendProtect
Comodo Verification Engine
Real-time link scanning:
AVG Linkscanner
Finjan SecureBrowsing
Manual link scanning:
LinkScanner
Dr.Web plug-in
Anti-phishing Firefox plugins:
IDND
ShowIP
Ad blocking:
Adblock Plus (Firefox) Finland 1, Finland 2, Easylist
TACO (Firefox)
Ad Muncher (not free)
Pop-up blockers:
PanicWare Pop-Up Stopper
EMS Free Surfer
IP-blocking/hardening
Blacklists for Explorer:
Spyware Blaster
Internet proxy+blacklist:
SquidGuard
Host File management:
Hostsman
HostsXpert
B.I.S.S. Host Manager
Host files (blocking malware and advertisements):
Hostfile
Hosts
Mvps
Caching/filtering and blocking pseudo-DNS server:
DNSKong
Internal proxies:
Proxomitron + JD list
IdnWebShield
External proxies:
Freecap
Socscap
Better DNS:
OpenDNS
Comodo DNS
IP-blocking:
PeerGuardian 2
Peerblock
Parental control:
Kidzui
K9 Web Protection
Parentalcontrolbar
Glubble (Firefox)
Spam filters
SpamAssassin
SpamBayes
SpamCop
Spamihilator
SPAMfighter
Comodo Antispam
Mailwasher
Spam Manager
Privacy
Collection of tools:
Anoniem-surfen
Free VPN connection:
Hotspot shield
UltraVPN
Aloneweb
Loki
Free online proxy:
Ninjacloak
Zend2
Proxybrowsing
Proxify
Anonymous browsers:
XeroBank
OperaTor
Anonymous browsing tools:
Foxyproxy
Tor
JAP
Detection of web bugs:
Ghostery (Firefox)
Spoofing mac address:
Macmakeup
Macshift
Control referrers:
Refcontrol (Firefox)
Secure HTTPS server:
Perspectives (Firefox)
Cookie-control:
Cookie monster
CookieSafe (Firefox)
CS lite (Firefox)
Cookie culler (Firefox)
Maxa
Foxyproxy
LSO killing:
BetterPrivacy (Firefox)
Objection (Firefox)
Key scrambling:
KeyScrambler Personal
Virtual keyboard:
Trendmicro Transaction Guard (Java, with spyware protection)
Neo's safekeys
Versatile tool for safeguarding banking session
Rapport
Password management:
Lastpass
Passwordmaker
Password Safe
RoboForm
RoboForm2Go (portable)
Keepass
Any password
Secure login (Firefox)
Protection against search data profiling:
Trackmenot (Firefox)
E-mail encryption:
PGPFreeware
Comodo SecureEmail
VPN sofware:
Logmein Hamachi
Comodo EasyVPN
Checking your own ip:
Show My IP
IP Adress
Browsing without a trace:
Portable Firefox
Browzar
System monitoring
System monitoring and diagnostic:
PC Wizard
System info for Windows (SIW)
What's Running
Change Analysis Diagnostic tool (Microsoft)
Eset SysInspector
EVEREST Home Edition
Anvir task manager
Rsit (new files etc)
Process/startup/etc scanners:
ProcessExplorer
Autoruns
Silent runners
Run Scanner
Process Hacker
RSIT
Autorun/startup/etc scanners with analyzing help:
HijackThis (analyzing help here, and here)
a2 HiJackFree ( analyzing help here)
Kaspersky GSI
Security Task Manager
Runalyzer
Dart Bit
Realtime process monitoring:
Process monitor
Searching files and processes:
fileresearchcenter (+ process scanning)
processlibrary
fileadvisor
Checksum calculation:
Md5summer
Hashcalc
Hashtab
Network traffic monitoring
Port checking:
ActivePorts
TcpView
CurrPorts+IPNetInfo
Botnet diagnosis:
Trendmicro RUBotted
Network traffic monitoring:
Netmeter
F-secure web trail
Network traffic analyzing:
Wireshark
NetworkMiner
Nmap
Cain & Abel
IpSniffer
Microsoft Network Monitor
Analyzer
NIDS
Snort
Bothunter
System cleaning
Versatile cleanup tool:
RegRun Reanimator
Process killing:
APT
ProcX (+many anti-rootkit software)
File shredders:
Eraser
UltraShredder
File Shredder
File killing:
KillBox
Brute force uninstaller (guide)
Unlocker
FileASSASSIN
Avenger (Only for EXPERTS!!)
Killing registry entries:
RegASSASSIN
Device&driver analyzing:
ServiWin
Pserv.cpl
Registry editing:
Registrar lite
Regalyzer
RegSearch
System cleaning:
CCleaner
Advanced System Care
Easy Cleaner
RegSeeker
Tweaknow RegCleaner
ATF-Cleaner
CleanUP!
PureRa
Collection of tools:
Mztweak
Alternate data streams:
ADSSpy
Assasin G13
Lads
Uninstallers:
Revo uninstaller
Zsoft uninstaller
Add/Remove Pro
Install Rite
EMB uninstaller
MRU-list deleting:
MRU-Blaster
Removing unwanted (preinstalled) Windows/software:
PC Decrapifier
Office 2007 remover
AV removal (many tools)
App Remover
AV removal 2 (many tools)
Old versions of Java
Old versions of Flash
Data rescue
File rescuing from Usb-drive/hard disk:
PC Inspector File Recovery
Avira UnErase
File rescuing from memory cards:
PC Inspector smart recovery
Rescuing files from corrupted hard disk:
Unstoppable Copier
Unstoppable copying:
TeraCopy
Rescuing files from broken CD/DVD:
IsoBuster
IsoPuzzle
ICDcheck
Write error resistant DVD:s:
dvdisaster
Encrypting
Versatile tool for encrypting:
FREE CompuSec
Hiding files:
My Lockbox
Easy file locker
Encrypting files:
AxCrypt
Cryptainer LE
Kruptos 2
ICE encrypt
KGB archiver
Encrypting with virtual drives:
freeOTFE
TrueCrypt
Encrypting for usb-drive:
Cryptainer LE
USB flash security
Backup
Data Backup:
Fbackup
Syncback
Comodo Backup
Karen’s Replicator
Cobian backup
XXCopy
Portable backup:
Toucan
FileHamster
Online-disk:
Mozy
Adrive
more
Registry backup:
Erunt
Programs for mbr backupping and restoring:
Many programs here
Creating images from hard disks on-line:
Paragon Express
Macrium Reflect Free
DriveImageXML
Drive Snapshot
SelfImage
Comodo backup
Shadow Protect (not free)
Backupping hard disk with Live-Cd:
GParted+Clonezilla
G4U
PC INSPECTOR™ clone maxx
Partition Logic
Hard disk cloning:
HDClone free (CD)
Hard disk cleaning:
Darik's Boot & Nuke
Active Kill Disk
PC INSPECTOR™ e-maxx
Disk wipe
Backup drivers:
Drivermax
System rescue
Boot-CD:
UBCD4win
BootDisk
UBCD
Omega
Boot-CD registry editor:
PC regedit
Rescuing and troubleshooting:
Memtest86+
Sisoft
SystemResqueCD
Shockfamily Knoppix
Recover a hanging system:
Antifreeze
Repairing of broken internet connection:
Winsockxpfix
Winsockfix
Lspfix
Autodebug for Winsock
Fixing settings:
Dial-aFix
Sreng
Computer Repair utility kit
Miscellaneous
Guides:
disabling autorun
Fixing MBR with Boot-CD
Fixing MBR
Configuring XP firewall
Fixing MBR with Boot-CD
Protection against ARP poisoning
Recover Windows key for unbootable system
Determine Processor Security Features
Restore Corrupted Folder Options and Advanced Settings:
Tool 1

Tool 2
Tool3
Tool for balancing process CPU:
Process lasso
Process tamer
Tool for downloading and updating a collection of tools:
Techtoolkit
Automatic analyzing of EULA:
Eulalyzer
Spywareguide
Security program lists:
Spywarewarrior
Alken
firewallguide
Guides for malware removal:
MajorGeeks
Best security forums:
Wilders Security
Updates from Microsoft:
Shavlik Patch Google® Gadget
Ryan VM's pack
AV-laboratories:
support@emsisoft.com
newvirus@kaspersky.com
virus@avira.com
report@prevxresearch.com
https://analysis.f-secure.com/
Tests
Eicar test virus:
Eicar AntiVirus test file
Test spyware (for experts):
Spycar
Scoundrel Simulator
System shutdown test (for experts):
ZeroDay testi
Keylogger-test:
Zemana
HIPS-tests (for experts):
Comodo
Tests for PC:
Test my PC
Firewall/port tester:
GRC
AuditmyPC
Router crash test:
GRC
DNS security test:
GRC
Other security tests:
PC Flank
GFI (email)
Anti-rootkit tests:
Hideproc
Browser tests:
Web Check (security)
Popup Check (popups)
Browser security (java)
Test sites:
Av Comparatives
Matousec
Anti-Virus performance
Virus Info
Anti Malware Test
Shadow Server
Kareldjag
PCSL - PC Security Labs
Remove-malware
MTC
MRG
Vista security
The best protector: LUA
Article 1
UAC-control
TweakUAC
Better UAC
Smart UAC
Norton UAC Tool
Vista Firewall control
Vista firewall control
Repairing of broken internet connection:
ICR
Miscellaneous:
disabling autorun
turning DEP on
Vista firewall guide
Backup and Restore Vista OEM Activation License
Windows 7 security
Windows 7 firewall control
Windows 7 firewall control
CD With All Current Drivers for Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7:
DriverPack Solution 9
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