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Ultimate Security List

Ultimate Security List – Links are untested as of 02-24-2015. NOTICE: This list is no longer up to date and has many outdated links. This page is saved for archive purposes only.


Realtime protection
Anti-virus:
Avast!
Microsoft Security Essentials
Panda cloudantivirus
AVG Anti-Virus 
Comodo Antivirus

Avira AntiVir
Fprot (with Returnil)
Ad-Aware
Spyware Doctor with antivirus
PC Tools Free AV
Preventon 
Rising

Zillya
Nano
Digital Defender
ClearSight
Kingsoft
BkavHome
CMC Infosec
Clam Sentinel
Moon Secure
ZenOK
ESET NOD32 Antivirus
Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012
VIPRE

Anti-malware (Can be run alongside with an AV):
Prevx 
Windows Defender (Monitor Tool )
Immunet
Clam Antivirus 
Rising PC doctor
Hazard Shield
Spybot S&D
Celframe Free Antivirus 
Maftoox AntiVirus

Security suite (anti-virus, anti-malware and firewall):
Comodo
Forticlient
Norton™ Internet Security
ESET Smart Security
Kaspersky Internet Security


Scanners
AV-Scanners:
Trendmicro 
Kaspersky
Norton Security Scan 
Bitdefender free
MWAV
Emsisoft (Freeware mode)
MalAware
Online Armor Cloudscanner
Sophos Threat Detection Test
ClamWin
Comodo cloud scanner 
Ashampoo Virus Quickscan Free

Anti-malware scanners:
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
Superantispyware
NoVirusThanks
Spy Sweeper
Spyware Doctor
WinMHR 
Spy-Emergency
CA antispyware

Norascan
SpyCatcher Wormblaster
Guardiano Assembler

Portable antivirus/antimalware:
DrWeb cureit 
Emsisoft Emergency USB Stick files
Superantispyware
Avira DE-Cleaner
Microsoft Safety Scanner
AVZ AVZ database
Norman malware cleaner

Trendmicro Sysclean
ArcaVir MicroScan
Spybot Portable
ClamWin Portable
Inoculate Virus Cleaner

Multi-AV scanners:
Hitman Pro
Zemana Anti-Malware
Avert
BugBopper
Multi-AV Scanning Tool
Digital Disease Terminator
Multi-AV scan
Antivirusmulti
MultiScan

AV Rescue CD:
Kaspersky
Avira
F-Secure
Panda
BitDefender
DrWeb
AVG
Microsoft
ArcaNix
Spybot S&D
more

Command line scanners:
Avira
Emsisoft
Vipre
Virusbuster
Panda
Sophos
VBA32

Integrate several rescue discs:
Sardu
YUMI

Anti-rootkit:
Gmer 
Kernel Detective
RootRepeal
SpyDllRemover
VBA anti-rootkit
F-secure
Sophos
Sanity check 
Gmer: mbr-rootkit
Gmer: catchme (user-mode)
Rootkitty (boot cd )
Other

Anti-rootkit discussions:
1 2 3 4 5 6

2.9. Memory scanner:
Threatexpert memoryscanner

AV/AM definition files:
Avira
Superantispyware
Avast
Malwarebytes


Tools for virus removal

Tools for most common viruses:

F-secure easyclean
McAfee Stinger
MS Malicious Software Removal Tool
Avira AntiVir Removal Tool
Multi Virus Cleaner
Trend Micro FakeAV Removal Tool
G Data FakeAVCleaner

Tools for stubborn malware:
Norton Power Eraser
Combofix
Smitfraudfix
Bytehero
Anti-malware toolkit
Geeks to go
Freefixer
Comodo CE
Malware Protector
Roguefix

Kill unecessary/suspect processes:
AntiExeHijack
Rkill
Roguekiller

Removal tools for specific viruses:
BitDefender
Kaspersky
F-Secure
Symantec
Panda Software

Additional AV-specific tools
Avira


Online-scanners
File scanning with several scanners:

Virustotal (Uploader )
Novirusthanks (Uploader )
Jotti (JottiQ )
Virscan
Filterbit
Viruschief
File scanning:
Avira
DrWeb

Online-scanners:
Kaspersky F-Secure
BitDefender
Symantec
BitDefender qscan
Eset
Panda Software
a-squared
Bluepoint
Superantispyware
Mcafee
CA
Iolo
Tenebril
Windowssecurity
Comodo
Rising
Maftoox


Firewalls
Free firewalls:

Comodo
Privatefirewall
PCTools
Jetico
Sotfperfect
Iolo
Sygate
NetVeda Safety.Net
Filseclab
R
FortKnox
Limited versions of commercial firewalls:
Outpost
Online Armor
Zonealarm 
Sunbelt
Ashampoo

Simple firewall:
Ghostwall
WIPFW

Windows firewall:
XP firewall guide

Configuring XP firewall
Vista firewall guide
Windows 7 firewall control
Windows Firewall Control
Diagnose and fix Windows Firewall service problems

Gateways:
Astaro Security Gateway
Endian

ClearOS
Untangle
Smoothwall (urlfilter)
Vyatta Core
Pfsense
IPCop (urlfilter)
m0n0wall
Zentyal
IPFire
Devil Linux
LEAF
Coyote Linux
RusRoute

Replacement for router firmware:
Tomato
DD-WRT

About NAT routers and hardware firewalls:
article 1


HIPS
Behaviour blocker:
ThreatFire

Classical strong HIPS:

Malware Defender
Spyware Terminator
Real time defender
System Safety Monitor 
StormShield
OSSEC
Classical lightweight HIPS:
Winpatrol
System shields
Teatimer
Arovax Shield (XP, V)
Patriot NG

Startup monitoring:
Anvir task manager
Startup monitor

Anti-keylogger:
SpyShelter
Quaresso
CoDefender
Snoopfree
DataGuard AntiKeylogger
KL-detector
PSMA

Registry protection:
MJ Registry Watcher

Anti-executable:
Process Guard (XP)
Trust-no-exe
Winsonar

White/blacklisting anti-executable:

Bluepoint security $

Drive firewall:

SensiveGuard
CoreForcePE Guard

File/Folder Monitoring Software:
Tiny Watcher
Directory Monitor
FileChecker
FileMap by BB
Osiris
TheFolderSpy
AFICK
SysTracer
File Activity Monitor Tool

Anti Dialer:
A-Squared Anti Dialer
Dialer shields


System hardening-HIPS
System & Program Files Protection:

System Protect

Prevent other users deleting files/folders:
Prevent
MBR protection:
EMBRLock

Memory firewall:
Comodo memory firewall

Address space randomization:
WehnTrust 

Prevention of exploits in media files:
Quttera

USB-firewall:
No Autorun
McShield
USB protect
Net Studio USB FireWall
Autorun Eater
Ninja Pendisk!
MxOne
USB WriteProtector
USB Drive Antivirus
DVD repair
USB Flash Drives Control
Pen Drive Locker / Unlocker
See Also

USB protection (other):
USBDummyProtect

Shutdown prevention:
Shutdownguard


System hardening
Guides for securing your PC:

Bratas Guide
A guide to a properly deployed network with security in mind

Lucido’s Guides
My Windows Security Guide!
Program Spotlight: Sandboxie
 
Program Spotlight: LastPass and XMarks

Spooony’s Guide
MALWARE REMOVAL GUIDE

BlueZanetti
Cyber Security Tips
Real security
CKnow Virus Tutorial
Invincible Windows
10 services to turn off in MS Windows XP
disabling autorun (XP)
disabling autorun (V)
Creating a secure domain policy in Windows

Limited user account (LUA):
Why you should not run your computer as an administrator
Vista, 7
XP

More secure browser:
Iron
CromePlus
Comodo Dragon
Google Chrome
Firefox
Opera
SeaMonkey
Epic
Pale Moon
Google Chrome Frame

More secure pdf-reader:

PDF-XChange Viewer
Foxit
Sumatra

Documents & PDF -> Readers / Viewers
ExtraCHM
KchmViewer
xCHM
AlReader
Barnes & Noble eReader
Blio
ComicRack
EPUBReader | Firefox Add-on
FBReader
GooReader
KooBits
Lucidor
Lucifox | Firefox Add-on
MetaComic
Microsoft Reader
Mobipocket Reader Desktop
NOOK
QManga
Reader Library (Sony)
yBook
Document.Editor
Texter
TextRoom
Kindle Previewer

Documents & PDF -> Spell Checkers
Enso Words
FreeSpell
GNU Aspell
IE7Pro | Adware | IE Add-on
ieSpell | IE Add-on
LiteSpellChecker
Respelt | Web-Based
Speckie | IE Add-on
tinySpell
Ursa Spell Checker | for Skype

Documents & PDF -> Suites
Google Docs | Web-Based
Go-oo
IBM Lotus Symphony
KOffice
LibreOffice :: @PortableApps
Live Documents | Web-Based
Microsoft Office Web Apps | Web-Based
OpenOffice.org :: @PortableApps
SoftMaker Office
Zoho | Web-Based

More secure media player:
VLC media player
KMPlayer

More secure image viewer:
FastStone Image Viewer
Irfanview
Picasa

Hardening tools:
Vispa
Harden-It
Secure-It
SafeXP
XPantispy
Security & Privacy Complete
Seconfig XP
Samurai
Accounts Tuner
Windows Worms Doors Cleaner

USB-autorun disabling:
Panda USB and AutoRun Vaccine
Flash disinfector
Thumbscrew
USB Immunizer
Protect My Disk
See Also

Script-file protection:

Script Defender
ScripTrap

Protection against scripts embedded on web pages:
No Script (FF)
NotScipts (Ch)

Protection against flash embedded on web pages:

Flash block (FF, Ch)
FlashControl (Ch)
Blitzableiter
SRP (Software Restriction Policy):
instructions 1
instructions 2
PGS – Pretty Good Security
Safe Admin 2
AppAdmin

Adding user rights:
Sudo for windows
suDown

Elevating user rights:
SuRun
PowerBroker Desktops

Improved Group Policy Editor:
Doug’s Windows XP Security Console

Running program with dropped rights:
PsExec
StripMyRights
1-defender

Running program with specific integrity level:

Runasil
Chml and Regil

Protection against specific vulnerabilities:
.LNK Shortcut Antivirus
.LNK checker
.LNK Sophos
Protection against DLL preloading remote attack

File & folder properties
FaJo XP FSE
Attribute Changer
NTFS Permissions Tools
PathLock

Hardware-based security:
Determine Processor Security Feature


Sandboxing-virtualization
Sandboxing (for browsers etc):

Sandboxie
GeSWall
Bufferzone

System virtualization:
Returnil
Powershadow 2.6 (Key)
Virtual Protect

Rollback software:
Comodo time machine
Rollback Rx $
Eaz-fix $

Locked system:
Faronics Deep Freeze $

Desktop virtualization:
Mojopac
Icore
Ceedo $

Virtual players:
VmWare player, VmWare converter, EasyVMX converter
moka5 live PC + Fearless Browser
MobaLiveCD

Virtualization software:
VMWare
VirtualBox
VirtualPC
VMLite
VMToolkit

Online virtual PC:
OpenStack
Cloud OS
OpenNebula
Eucalyptus
Scalr
eyeOS
Red Hat Cloud
SUSE Cloud Program
Ubuntu Cloud

Online virtual desktop appliances:
Spoon

Application virtualization:
Evalaze
Cameyo
JauntePE

Virtualized browser:
Inmunos
Dell Kace Safe Browser
BitBox

Hypervisors:
VMware vSphere
Microsoft Hyper-V Server
Citrix XenServer Free
Proxmox VE
Oracle VM


Vulnerability scanning and updates
Windows-system security analyzing:

NeXpose Community Edition
MS Baseline Security Analyzer
Microsoft Security Compliance Manage
Nessus
Belarc Advisor
Protector Plus
WinUpdatesList
Attack Surface Analyzer

Windows-system security analyzing (OS+installed programs):
Secunia (OSI )
F-secure health check
BitDefender Security Scan
screen317’s Security Check 
Security Analyzer

Updates for installed programs:
SUMo
Appupdater
Software Informer
Kentarin
FileHippo.com Update Checker
Software-UpToDate
CNET TechTracker
DownloadPlex.com Software Updater
Patch My PC
SysInternalsUpdater

Updates from Microsoft:
Shavlik Patch Google® Gadget
Ryan VM’s pack
AutoPatcher
Windows Updates Downloader
WSUS Offline Update
Security updates are available on DVD

Searching for drivers:

How To Find Drivers for Unknown Devices in Windows
Device Doctor
Several here and here

CD With All Current Drivers for Windows:
DriverPack Solution
Many here 

Tools for speeding up (re)install:
Ninite Multiple App Installer
Allmyapps
All in One Runtimes
FreeApps

Check website vulnerabilities:
Zerodayscan
Sucuri Site Check
Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner
QualysGuard Malware Detection
Triton

Penetration testing:
Metasploit Framework
Mantra
OWASP ZEP
Burp Suite
Watobo
Wikto
w3af
Websecurify
HackBar (FF)
Exploit-Me
BackTrack – (Discontinued) – Final version BackTrack 5 R3
Kali Linux – (Rebirth of BackTrack)

Other:

Fiddler
Tamper Data (FF)
Comodo SSL Analyzer
Qualys SSL Server Test
DOMinator (FF)
DOM Snitch (Ch)


Browser security
Anti-phishing/malware browser plugins:

WOT (AB)
Webutation (AB)
LinkExtend (FF, Ch)
McAfee Siteadvisor (FF, Ch, IE)
PcTools Browserdefender (FF, IE)
Norton Safeweb Lite (FF, IE)
Netcraft toolbar (FF)
Bitdefender anti-phishing (FF, IE)
Sitehound
Web Security Guard (IE, FF)
TrendProtect (IE)
Comodo Verification Engine (FF, IE)
BrightCloud Toolbar (FF, Ch)

Real-time link scanning:
SmartScreen Filter (IE) 
AVG Linkscanner
 (FF, Ch, IE)
BitDefender TrafficLight (FF, Ch, IE)
G Data CloudSecurity (FF, IE)
Trend Micro Browser Guard (IE)
M86 SecureBrowsing (FF, IE)

Manual link scanning:
VTzilla (FF)
VTchromizer (Ch)
Team Cymru (FF)
UrlVoid
IPVoid
LinkScanner
Online link scan
Malware Search (FF, Ch)
Dr.Web plug-in (FF, Ch, IE)
Unmask Parasites
AVG
TrendMicro
Brightcloud
Cisco Ironport
Monkeywrench
F-secure
Malwareurl
McAfee Trustedsource
Wepawet

Clear traces from browser:
Click&Clean (FF, Ch)

More safe downloading:

µTorrent Virusguard
Trustable Downloader
Check my Torrent IP

Prevent Blackhat Search Engine Optimization:
Zscaler (FF, Ch)

Check the web trader:
Shopping assistant

Anti-phishing plugins:
IDND (FF)
ShowIP (FF)
CallingID (FF, Ch, IE)
Trend Micro eMail ID (FF, IE)

Check real URL:

bit.ly Browser Extensions (FF, Ch)
Untiny url (AB)
TrueURL (FF, IE)
expandmyurl (AB)
longurlplease (AB)

Safer short URL:
Saf.li

Ad blocking:
Adblock Plus (FF, Ch) (blocklists)
Adsweep (Ch)
Simple-adblock (IE)
AdblockIE (IE)
Karma Blocker (FF)
AdBan (FF)

Pop-up blockers:
PanicWare Pop-Up Stopper (FF, IE)
EMS Free Surfer (IE)

MITM Protection:

Certificate Patrol (FF)
Perspectives (FF, Ch)
SaferChrome (Ch)
SSLGuard (FF)
Calomel SSL Validation (FF)
OpenSSL
GnuTLS
Unencrypted Password Warning (Ch)

Hijack Protection:
BrowserProtect (FF)
Public Fox (FF)

Updating Browser & Plugins:
Qualys BrowserCheck (FF, Ch, IE)
Mozilla Plugin Check
Alternative Flash Player Auto-Updater

Text box recovery:
Lazarus (FF, Ch)
Textarea Cache (FF)

Other:

Online tools for surfers and webmasters


IP-blocking/hardening
Blacklists for IE:
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

Other IP-block lists:
CoU IP blocklist updater (Outpost firewall, Online Armor)

Caching/filtering and blocking pseudo-DNS server:
DNSKong

Internal proxies:
Proxomitron + JD list
Sidki’s Proxomitron config
IdnWebShield
BFilter
Polipo
Privoxy

External proxies:
Freecap
Socscap

Better DNS: 
NortonDNS
OpenDNS
Comodo DNS
DynDNS
DNS Advantage
ScrubIT
FoolDNS
Google DNS
Mailshell DNS

Change DNS-settings easily:
DNS-jumper
Public DNS Server Tool
DNS Helper

local DNS proxy:
Acrylic

IP-blocking:
Peerblock
PeerGuardian 2

Parental control:
Norton Online Family 
Windows Live Family Safety 
Kidzui
K9 Web Protection
Parentalcontrolbar
Glubble
Safesquid
AOL Parental Controls
DansGuardian
Kidz CD
GoGoStat (Facebook)

Spam filters:
SpamAssassin
SpamBayes
Spamihilator
SPAMfighter
Comodo Antispam
Mailwasher
BullGuard Spamfilter
POPFile
SpamPal
ASSP
Phalanx
SL AntiSpam

Online Spam filters:
SpamCop
SpamFence
0Spam
BitDefender 4blogs


Privacy
Social media privacy:
Defensio
Norton Safeweb
BitDefender safego
ReclaimPrivacy
Privacy Check
Openbook
Zesty
The (Very) Unofficial Facebook Privacy Guide
How to permanently delete your facebook account
How to block A Facebook stalker

Tracking lists:
IE

Firefox privacy:
Foxyproxy
Proxy tool
Proxilla Glype Proxy Client
Phzilla
Go2 proxy
Stealthy
RequestPolicy
RefControl
PrivacySuite
Form History Control
FormFox

Mailbox hijack tests:
An Easy Way to Check for Unusual Activity in Your Gmail Account

Chat privacy:
Bitdefender chat encryption

Search engines with high privacy:
ixquick
Scroogle
Startpage

Duckduckgo

Eliminate ad-data tracking:
Privacychoice (TrackerScan) (AB)
Detection of web bugs:Ghostery (FF, Ch, IE)
Keep My Opt-Outs (Ch)
Beef Taco (FF)
TACO (FF, Ch)
Do Not Track Plus (FF)
Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (FF, Ch, IE)
Google Advertising Cookie Opt-out Plugin (FF, Ch, IE)
Disconnect (FF, Ch)
SelectOut (Ch)
NAI Opt-out Tool (FF)
TrackMeNot (FF, Ch)

Fake identity generator:
Fake Name Generator

Fake e-mail generator
Mailinator
TrashMail (FF)
BigString
10 Minute Mail

Anonymity tests:
deanonymizer
XeroBank
Decloak
Cloakfish
Proxy Test
Proxy Checker
Advanced Proxy Check

Checking your own ip:

Show My IP
IP Adress
Danasoft
IP2

Checking your DNS:
Check DNS-settings
How malware hijacks DNS 

Collection of tools:
Anoniem-surfen
EPIC
WinPT
Download squad

Free VPN connection:
Comodo Trust Connect login page info info2
Hotspot shield
CyberGhost
UltraVPN
Loki
It’s Hidden
USAip
PacketiX 
VPN reactor
Free hide IP
ProXPN
RiccoVPN

Free online proxy:
Xerosurf
Vtunnel
Anonymouse
Ninjacloak
PimpMyIP
Zend2
Proxybrowsing
StupidCensorchip
Guardster Free Web Proxy
Proxify
SmartHide Online Anonymizer
picidae
more: 1 2 3

Force HTTPS:
HTTPS-everywhere (FF)
ForceTLS (FF)
Prefer HTTPS (Ch)
Secure connections on sites
HTTPS Finder (FF)
My Security Search Bar (FF)

SSH, SFTP or other secure “tunnel” client:
Tunnelier
WinSCP
FileZilla
PuTTY
Cyberduck
OpenSSH for Windows
Zebedee

Anonymous browsers:
Jondofox
XeroBank 

Anonymous browsing tools:
Tor+Vidalia
Advance Onion Router
JonDo
Your Freedom
alkasir
SonicProxy
Freegate
GPass

Spoofing mac address:
Macmakeup
Macshift
SMAC
TMAC

Cookie-control:
CS lite (FF)
Cookie monster (FF)
CookieSafe (FF)
Cookie culler (FF)
Maxa
selectivecookiedelete (FF)
Cookie Whitelist, With Buttons (FF)

LSO killing:
BetterPrivacy (FF)
Objection
Key scrambling:
KeyScrambler Personal
NextGen Antikeylogger

Virtual keyboard:
Trendmicro Transaction Guard
Neo’s safekeys
Virtual Keyboard Interface

Safeguarding banking session:
Ako’s banking advice 
Prevx SafeOnline (free here)
Trusteer Rapport
ID Vault

Password management:
Lastpass (AB)
Keepass (KeeFox) (ChromeIPass)
Passwordmaker
Password Safe
RoboForm 
Any password
Secure login
PINs
Pothos Passport
Access Manager
S10 Password Vault
Sticky Password
Free Password Manager
POG
PassPack (AB) (UsePass)

Generating/Checking secure passwords:
Password Cards
GRC (paper) (haystack)
Create strong passwords
PC Tools Password Generator
The Password Meter
PWGen
Online Password Generator
Password Generator 
SoftFuse Password Generator

PassGen
Hash Password Generator (FF)
PwdHash (FF, Ch)
Magic Password Generator (FF)
Password Hasher (FF)
RndPhrase (FF)

Secure e-mail service:

AnonMail
Hushmail
Lavabit
Lockbin
Safe-mail
Cyber-Rights
MailVault
PrivacyHarbor
S-Mail
PointMX
NoName Anonymous Email
FastMail
See Also

VPN software:
Logmein Hamachi
Comodo EasyVPN
TightVNC
OpenVPN Community Software
Concurrent RDP Patcher
Remote Desktop Manager
iPIG

Browsing without a trace:
Tails
Firefox Portable 
Iron Portable
Lightweight Portable Security
Browzar

Removal of jpeg metadata:
JPEG and PNG stripper
jScript
BatchPurifier LITE

Removal of doc metadata: 
Doc Scrubber

Automatic analyzing of EULA:
Eulalyzer
Spywareguide

Data firewall:
LeakWall Lite
MyDLP

Redirect removal:
Redirect Remover
Redirect Cleaner

Other:
SSL-protected Google
Service for one-time passwords: KYPS
VPNLive – collection of proxy and VPN 
Charon
Email Header Analysis
BugMeNot
Lockify
PrivacyBox
htCrypt
Should I Change My Password?
Lulzsec lookup
Link Anonymizer
PrivateSky (IE)
AccountKiller


System monitoring
Versatile monitoring and maintenance tool:
System Nucleus

System monitoring and diagnostic:
System Explorer
System info for Windows (SIW)
What’s Running
Change Analysis Diagnostic tool
EVEREST Home Edition
Fresh Diagnose
Multimon
Hijack Hunter
System Monitor II
PowerGUI
SystemReport
RegistryReport
SimpleSysInfo

Hardware monitoring and diagnostics:
LookInMyPC
PC Wizard
Sisoft Sandra lite
Crystalmark
MKN PerformanceMonitor
System Spec
Speccy
SF diagnostic tool
WinAudit
SIV
Novabench
HWMonitor
HWiNFO32
SYS Informer

Hardware, network and software inventory:
Lansweeper
Spiceworks

Process/startup/etc scanners:
ProcessExplorer
DTaskManager
Glint
Process Hacker
Autoruns
Silent runners
Remote Process Viewer
Run Scanner
Startup control panel
Startup GuardAutostart ExplorerTizer
Ez-PC-fix
Atool
Security Autorun
Starter
Startup Manager
Bill2’s Process Manager
Ainvo Startup Manager
Auslogics Task Manager
Oolauncher

Process/startup/etc scanners with analyzing help:
Eset SysInspector
RSIT
Sreng
HijackThis (help)
OLTPE
FreeFixer
Hijack Hunter
a2 HiJackFree
Security Task Manager
Runalyzer
Dart Bit
OSAM Autorun manager
Autorun Angel
x-ray PC
Soluto 
StartUpLite

Services:
Smart

Realtime process monitoring:
Process monitor
ProcessActivityView
SpyMeTools
Top Process Monitor
Fileinspect Sidebar Gadget

Monitor file system activity:
Malware Activity Watcher

Monitor hard disk activity:
What’s my computer doing?

Monitor hard disk health:
Crystal Disk Info
HD Tune
HDDScan
PassMark DiskCheckup
Acronis Drive Monitor

Monitor memory:
MKN MemoryMonitor 

Monitor USB-activity:
USBDeview 
USB activity monitor

Monitor registry and file changes:
RegShot
SpyMeTools
RegFromApp
InstallSpy
SystemSherlock
NT Filemonitor
Spy-The-Spy

Monitor computer usage:
Blackbox

Test system stability:
Heavyload
System Stability Tester

Detect packed drivers:
Mischel Packed Driver Detector

Searching files and processes:
file.net
fileresearchcenter
processlibrary
Bit9 fileadvisor
Sans institute
ViCheck
Team Cymru

File Type Inspector:
TrID

Executable Inspection:
PEiD 
Mandiant red curtain

Event Viewers:
EventLog Inspector
Open Event Viewer

Checksum calculation:
Hashtab
Md5summer
Hashcalc
FileVerifier++
MD5 checksum 
HashMyFiles
Checksum Verify
MultiHasher
HashSlash
Karen’s Hasher
md5deep and hashdeep

Search utility:

Everything
Copernic Desktop Search
Google Desktop
Locate32
Agent Ransack
Exalead Desktop
DocFetcher
neoSearch
LAN Search Pro
InSight Desktop Search
Mo-Search
Ultra File Search
Miner Mole

Computer forensic tools:
Forensic Toolkit
Collection of free computer forensic tools

Other:
How to verify the Integrity of Windows system files, (sfc /scannow)
How To Check System Files For Digital Signatures
Memory usage analysis: RAMMAP
Check injected DLLs
Monitor debug output: DebugView
Debugger for Windows: WinDbg
Monitor kernel object activity: ObjMon
Monitor files in your website automatically: Websites Cop
Svchost Process Analyzer
FileInfo
Drive Manager
Handle Tracer
Compare two folders (TreeCompare)
Displays list of programs run (UserAssist)
DevManView


Network traffic monitoring
Port checking:

ActivePorts
TcpView
CurrPorts 
+IPNetInfo
Roadkil’s Scan Port
TCPEye
Opened Ports Viewer
Free Port Scanner
Pwn

Botnet diagnosis:
Trendmicro RUBotted

Network traffic monitoring:
Networx
Netmeter
F-secure web trail
Network lights
Urlsnooper
ProcNetMonitor
Pandora FMS
Kismet
Network Monitor II
PRTG Network Monitor
Network Activity Indicator
NetWitness Investigator

Network traffic analyzing:
Wireshark
NetworkMiner
Nmap
Cain & Abel
IP Tools
Microsoft Network Monitor
Analyzer
Smartsniff 
Capsa Free Network Analyzer
Angry IP Scanner
SoftPerfect Network Scanner
Advanced IP Scanner
RawCap

NIDS:
Snort
Bothunter

Control internet traffic priority:
NetBalancer

DNS performance test:
GRC
Namebench

Internet speed test:
Speedtest

Ping:
Emco Ping Monitor 
Ping Monitor

Wireless tools:
inSSIDer
Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector
WeFi
Easy Wifi
Avanquest Connection Manager
Connectify
mhotspot
Virtual Router
SciLor’s Wifi Penetrate

Collection of tools:
Network Security Toolkit
OSSIM
Plax network suite
eToolz
Network Stuff

Other:

Protection against ARP poisoning
Anti NetCut
Securing wireless network
How To Check If Someone Is Stealing Your WiFi
ShareEnum
ICSI Netalyzar
HTTP LogStat
Connection Keeper


System cleaning 
Versatile cleanup tool:

RegRun Reanimator
AutoClean
Ultra Virus Killer

Process killing:
APT
KillProcess
ProcX
ProcessKO
SuperF4

File shredders:
Eraser 
EraserDrop Portable
UltraShredder
File Shredder
Secure Wipe
Free File Wiper
WipeFile
TweakNow SecureDelete
Secure Eraser
Any File Remover
SDelete

Wipe deleted files:
Prevent restore

Versatile tool for removing infection traces at bootup:
BlitzBlank
Threat Killer

Unlocking files:
Unlocker
LockHunter
WhoLockMe
Tizer
Emco UnLock IT
NoVirusThanks File Governor

File killing:
KillBox
FileASSASSIN
Avenger
Emco MoveOnBoot
Guide for killing files

Killing registry entries:
RegASSASSIN

Device&driver analyzing:
ServiWin
Pserv.cpl

Registry editing:
Registrar lite 
Regalyzer
RegSearch
RegistryViewer

System cleaning:
CCleaner 
CCEnhancer
Wise
DiskMax
BleachBit
Easy Cleaner
ATF-Cleaner
CleanUP!
PureRa
FCleaner
KCleaner lite
Wipe
System Ninja
Browser Cleaner
ACleaner
Belvedere
Temp file cleaner
Free Internet Eraser
Xleaner
OSPC
Ainvo Disk Cleaner

Remove browser toolbars:
Toolbar Cleaner

Duplicate cleaning:
AntiTwin
Duplicate Cleaner

Maintenance & Optimization:
WinUtilities
Ashampoo WinOptimizer
Glary utilities
360Amigo
Comodo system cleaner
TweakNow PowerPack
SlimCleaner

Tweaking tools:
Mztweak
Ultimate Windows Tweaker
True System Security Tweaker
WinBubble
TweakNow WinSecret
XdN Tweaker
Fresh UI
Quick Config
TweakIE9
EnhanceMySe7en
Windows 7 Little Tweaker

Alternate data streams:
StreamArmor
ADSSpy
StreamFinder

Shell extensions:
ShellExView

Tool for balancing process CPU:
Process Lasso
Process Tamer

Uninstallers:

Revo uninstaller
Zsoft uninstaller
Add/Remove Pro
Install Rite
EMB uninstaller
UnInstall Cleaner Total Uninstall

Uninstall Programs Packaged with Windows Installer in Safe Mode

SafeMSI
Raymond cc

Tracking registry and files changes when installing software:
Many here

MRU-list deleting:
MRU-Blaster
ITknowledge24 MRU Search Cleanup Tool

Removing unwanted (preinstalled) Windows/software:
PC Decrapifier
Slimcomputer
Office 2003, 2007, or 2010
Office 2007 remover
AV removal
AV removal 2
AV removal 3
AppRemover
Old versions of Java
Old versions of Flash
.Net Framework Cleanup Tool
List of uninstallers


Data rescue
1 File rescuing from Usb-drive/hard disk:
MiniTool Power Data Recovery
Testdisk
PC Inspector File Recovery 
Photorec
Avira UnErase
Recuva
Easeus Data Recovery Wizard
Softperfect File Recovery
Undelete 360

2. Rescuing files from corrupted hard disk:
Unstoppable Copier
DataRescue’s DD

3. Unstoppable copying:
TeraCopy
ExtremeCopy
XXCOPY
Fastcopy
UltraCopier

4. Versatile tool for copying files:
RichCopy
dd

17.5. 
Rescuing files from broken CD/DVD:
IsoBuster
IsoPuzzle 
CDcheck
Recovery Toolbox

6. Write error resistant DVD:s:
dvdisaster

7 CD/DVD Writer Software
Alcohol 120%
BlindWrite SuiteBurnAtOnce
BurnDrive
CD Composer
CD Mate
CD Recording Studio
CDRWIN
CDRWIN [D4Y]
CloneCD 
CopyToCD/DVD
DiscJuggler 
DVD2one
Easy CD/DVD/Media Creator
Feurio!
Fireburner
FunCD
Hotburn
HyCD Play&Record
ISO Recorder Power Toy
MP3 CD Burner
Nero Burning Rom 
Net-Burner
NTI Backup NOW!
NTI CD Maker
RAW CD Copy
RSJ CD Writer
WinOnCD
And Many More…


Encrypting 
1. Versatile tool for encrypting:

FREE CompuSec
CryptoLab
Datum Locker
Omziff
WHERE TO GET PGP and GPG

2. Hiding files/folders:
My Lockbox
Easy file locker
Hidefolders
Free Hide Folder
MySecretFolder
FolderGuard
WinMend Folder Hidden
Secure Folder
HiddenDIR

3. Encrypting files:

AxCrypt
DsCrypt
KGB archiver
Crypt4free
EncryptOnClick
Androsa FileProtector
ICE encrypt
FreeSecurity
Crypturn
Crypt
Lazar Crypter
Blowfish Advanced CS
Handy Encryption 
JavaEncryptor

4. Locking files/folders:

AccessEnum
File & Folder Locker
BuduLock
LockAnEXE
LocK-A-FoLdeR

5. Password protect executables:

Empathy
WinGuard Pro

6. Disk/drive encryption:
Comodo

7. Encrypting with virtual drives:

TrueCrypt
FreeOTFE
Safehouse Explorer
Secret disk
CrossCrypt
R-Crypto

8. Encrypting for usb-drive:

Cryptainer LE
USB flash security
Rohos Mini
SecureStick
Encrypt Stick

9. E-mail encryption:

PGPFreeware
Comodo SecureEmail
Gpg4win
GPGrelay
Enigmail
Sophos Free Encryption 

See Also

10. Steganography:

Bon Kuy Bon
Steghide
wbStego
Hide in picture
DIIT
Invisible secrects
Concealar
BitCrypt
SteganoG
Guide1
Guide2

11. Other:

ETXT


Backup 
1. Data backup:

Backup maker
Fbackup
Datasafe
Karen’s Replicator 
Comodo Backup

Cobian backup
XXCopy
Robocopy
Areca Backup
GFI Backup
Ocster
Toucan
FileHamster
Crashplan
Yadis! Backup
CFBackup

2. Creating backup server:
Syncrify

3. Timemachine for data:
Genie Timeline

4. Windows-based backup:
Create system Image (7)

5. Network backup:
Bacula
Amanda

6. Synchronization tools:
PureSync
Syncback
Fullsync
FreeFileSync
Synchronocity
DSynchronize

7. USB-backup
USBflashcopy

8. Online-disk:
Mozy
Adrive
Idrive
Dropbox

Memopal
Gmail Drive shell extension
Skydrive explorer (Windows Live)
CX
Box
Windows Live Mesh
SugarSync
CloudMe
SpiderOak
Syncplicity

9. Host and share files:
Send Genie
myUpload
Gigasize
Rapidshare
4shared
Sendspace
HideMyAss
FileDropper
Hotfile
Mediafire
Multiupload
Megaupload
Yourfilelink
MovDivx
Pando

10 Registry backup:
Erunt 
EMCO Remote Registry Exporter
RegistryLoaderPE

11 Programs for mbr backupping and restoring:
MBR Backup
Many here

12 Creating images from hard disks on-line:

Paragon Backup & Recovery Advanced Free
Macrium Reflect Free
Easeus Todo Backup Free
Keriver 1-click restore
DriveImageXML
O&O DiskImage Express
Roadkil’s Disk Image

13. Backupping hard disk with Live-Cd:

G4U
Clonezilla
PING
PC INSPECTORâ„¢ clone maxx
Partition Logic
Redo Backup and Recovery

14. Hard disk cloning:
HDClone free (CD)

15. Raw copy of hard disks:
Roadkil’s Raw Copy

16. Hard disk wiping:
Darik’s Boot & Nuke
Active Kill Disk
PC INSPECTORâ„¢ e-maxx
Disk wipe
Roadkil’s Disk Wipe
WipeDisk

17. Backup drivers:
Drivermax
Double Driver
Driver Magician
SlimDrivers
DriverGuide Toolkit

18. Other:
Gladinet – combine several Cloud-storages
Backing Up EISA Hidden PQSERVICE Partition and MBR on a New Laptop
Backup and Restore Vista OEM Activation License
Bypass Hard Disk Encryption Software and Format Your PC

Any Drive Formatter
HDHacker
NetSetMan 
Dropdo


System Rescue
1. Repairing XP:
Recovering Windows XP using the Recovery Console
How to install and use the Windows XP Recovery Console
Repair XP
How to Perform a Windows XP Repair Install

2. Windows Vista rescue discs:
Neosmart

3. Windows 7 rescue discs/USBs:
Neosmart
Raymondcc

4. Versatile tools for troubleshooting:
Microsoft fix it center
Admin Swiss Knife Suite
TechTools 
NirLauncher
WSCC – Windows System Control Center
Advantage-PC Fix
Shane’s toolbox
KZTechs.COM Software Suite
D7

5. Rescue discs:
UBCD4win
Trinity
BartPE
BootDisk
UBCD
Hiren’s boot cd
OTLPEStd
Secured2k’s Boot CD
INSERT
more

6. Portable OS:
Ubuntu linux
KNOS

7. Linux live CD:

LinuxMint
Puppy
Simply Mepis
Slax
Ubuntu
PCLinuxOS
Webconverger

8. Partition recovery:
Minitool 

9. Partition software:
Easeus
MInitool
Paragon
Gparted

10. Boot-CD registry editor:
PC regedit

11. Rescuing and troubleshooting:
Paragon Rescue Kit
Memtest86+
Sisoft
SystemRescueCD
Shockfamily Knoppix
BSOD survival guide

12. Boot, rescue, partitioning etc.
Parted Magic

13. Fixing MBR:
Fixing MBR with Boot-CD
 
another
Fixing MBR
Kill bootkits

14. Disk recovery (data, partition, boot sector):
TesktDisk
Partition Find & Mount

15 Make bootable linux USB:
UBootNetin 
LiLi
Privatix Live-System

16. Make bootable Windows installation USB:
A bootable USB
WintoFlash

17. Clean & update Windows install CD:
nLite (XP)
RT Se7en Lite (7)
RVM Integrator
vLite (V)
WinFuture xp-Iso-Builder (XP)

18. Recover a hanging system:
Antifreeze

19. Solve problem drivers:
Bluescreenview 
Whocrashed
DriverSweeper
Remove Leftovers Driver From Your System
Identify Which Service or Driver Failed During System Startup

20. Repairing of broken internet connection:
Complete Internet Repair
Winsockxpfix (XP)
Winsockfix
Lspfix
Autodebug for Winsock
Repairing of broken internet connection (V)
Network test tool
ICR
Reset-TCPIP

21. Restore Corrupted Folder Options and Advanced Settings:
Re-Enable
Tool 1

Tool 2
Fix corrupted .exe association another
Fixpolicies
XP Quick Fix Plus
Dial-aFix
Eable booting in safe mode
Turn off “Autorun†and “Default Share†download
Windows medkit
7 quick fix
XP quick fix plus
Broken shortcut fixer
File Association Fixer another
Virus Effect Remover
Refresh PC

22. Repair corrupted IE:
Repair IE
SF IE Restoration

23. Restore Task Manager:
Task Manager Fix

24. Windows reinstall guides:
How to Rebuild your Computer 
Windows reinstall
Install, reinstall, or uninstall Windows
installing windows xp from a usb key

25. Recover installations keys:
The Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder
Recover Windows key for unbootable system
Retrieve the Software Installation Keys
ProduKey
LicenseCrawler
RockXP
Win Key View

26. Recover/reset Windows passwords:
boot cd for reseting windows passwords
How to reset windows account password
Cain&Able
Ophcrack
PCLoginNow
Change or Reset Any Windows XP Password

27. Recover other passwords:
Reveal Passwords Hidden Under Asterisks
Recover Firefox master password
Recover BIOS password
Reset BIOS Password
Recover router password

28. SafeMode:
How to Start Windows in Safe Mode 
BootSafe

29. Stress tests:
Video Memory stress Test
HeavyLoad
Prime95
OCCT
GS Data Generator
Stress My PC

30. BIOS:

How to enter BIOS
How to set BIOS to boot from the CD
Changing Your Computers Boot Order

31. Memory dump:
How to Create a Memory Dump for a Program
How to analyse memory dump 

32. Recover documents:
Recover Word documents
Recover Exel documents
Recover Exel/Word documents
Recover ZIP-files
ZIP repair

33. Other:
How to check if system Is 32-bit or 64-bit (x86 or x64) 
How to use SysPrep to Generate Unique SID before Cloning
How To Fix “BOOTMGR is missing†Error in Vista and Windows 7
How to Quickly Shut Down a Hung or Unresponsive Application

Copy A Downloaded Linux Disk Image To a Bootable USB Stick

RegToBat
How do I restore security settings to a known working state
Windows Leaks Detector
Fix System Restore Calendar
System Update Readiness Tool
RestoreTaskBar


Miscellaneous
1. Security program lists:
Spywarewarrior
Alken
firewallguide
Wikipedia
Freeware Home
Freeware Files

2. Blogs:
Sunbelt
F-secure lab
Safe and Savvy
PC Security

3. Portable application launchers:
LiberKey
PortableApps
App.etizer
Asuite
CodySafe
Lupo PenSuite
Geek.Menu
Portable Linux Thumb Drive Linux Systems  LiveCD List

4. Remote control:
Teamviewer
LogMein
UltraVNC
RealVNC
Crossloop
TwinVNC
noVNC

5. Screen sharing:
join.me

6. Laptop theft prevention:
Track stolen laptop: Prey 
Laptop Security: LAlarm
Laptop security tips
A.L.A.R.M
Adeona
ContaCam
LaptopLock
ThinkPad Anti-Theft Manager

7. Lock keyboard and mouse:
BlueLife KeyFreeze
Toddler Keys
Littleguard
S Lock

8. Ramdisk:
Dataram RAMDisk
ImDisk Virtual Disk Driver
VSuite Ramdisk
Gavotte Ramdisk
more

9. Other: 
Symantec threat meter
Norton Cybercrime Index
WiFi Shield: KittyLitter
System Lock: Predator
IP locator 
Spambot Search Tool
iSpy
WinLock 
Lavasoft Rogue Gallery
SystemLookup
Open Signature
Stolen Camera Finder
Web Application Security – How to Minimize the Risk of Attacks
(IN)SECURE Magazine
Useful Computer Security Resources


Tests and malware analysis tools
1. AV/AM testing methodology:

Ako’s proposal

2. AV-laboratories:
support@emsisoft.comEncodedSuccessfully Encoded
newvirus@kaspersky.comEncodedSuccessfully Encoded
virus@avira.comEncodedSuccessfully Encoded
report@prevxresearch.comEncodedSuccessfully Encoded
https://analysis.f-secure.com/

3. Eicar test virus:

Eicar AntiVirus test file

4. Test spyware:

Spycar
Scoundrel Simulator

5. System shutdown test:
ZeroDay test

6. Keylogger/screencapture/webcam etc. tests:
Zemana
AKLT
SpyShelter
SKL
Microsoft

7. HIPS/Firewall-tests:

Comodo
Matousec

8. Buffer overflow test:
Comodo

9. Firewall/port tester:
GRC
AuditmyPC
Hackerwatch
Hackerwhacker

10. Router crash test:
GRC

11. DNS security test:
GRC

12. Email security test:
GFI

13. Other security tests:
Test my PC
PC Flank
BrowserSpy
PC Security Test
AutoSandbox Test Tool
Vulnerability Test File
Proof-of-Concept Shell Link

14. Anti-rootkit tests:
Hideproc

15. Process termination:
SPT

16. Browser tests:
Web Check
Popup Check
Browserscrope

17. Test sites:
Av Comparatives
Virus Info
Anti Malware Test
Shadow Server
Kareldjag
PCSL – PC Security Labs
Remove-malware
MRG
Virus.gr
Antivirusware
Matousec
TheIgster
Individual tests

18. Info and tools on malware analysis:
Malwareinfo
MTC

19. Real-time analysis for sandboxed malware:
Buster Sandbox Analyzer

20. Extractors:
Universal extractor

21. Online sandbox for malware analysis:

Threatexpert
Sunbelt Sandbox
Comodo Instant Malware Analysis
Valkyrie (Uploader
Anubis
Norman Sandbox
Joebox
AutovinWepawet
Eureka

22. Malware samples and hostile sites:
Malware Domain List
Clean MX realtime
Malc0de Database
VirusSign
Malwareblacklist
Phishtank
more

23. GSI parser: 

Getsysteminfo

24. View HTTP Request and Response Header:
Web sniffer
Modify Headers (FF)


Vista/Windows 7 specific security
1. Better UAC
:
Auto-elevate for admin
TweakUAC
UAC Tweak
UAC Controller Tool
UACController
Norton UAC Tool (V)
Microsoft tool
Scheduled task shortcut
UAC Trust Shortcut

2. Better XP mode:
VMLite
VMware

3. DEP:
Turning DEP on

4. SEHOP:
Turning SEHOP on
5. Applocker:
Applocker documentation

6. EMET (also XP):

Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit 

7. Windows 7 SteadyState:

Creating a Steady State by Using Microsoft Technologies

8. Windows 8 and other
How to install Windows 8 Developer Preview using USB Drive/ThumbDrive with full tutorial

Found on overclock.net by Spooony
Updated: August 29, 2018 — 2:48 pm

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