Security & Privacy

Psiphon

Psiphon is a tool built to evade Internet censorship. The app is currently maintained by Psiphon Inc. although it was originally developed by Citizen Lab for the OpenNet Initiative (ONI). Available for Windows and Android, Psiphon uses SSH, VPN and HTTP Proxy secure technologies to bypass filters imposed by governments on Internet users.

Sandboxie

Sandboxie is a Windows sandbox program designed by Ronen Tzur that will prevent computer applications from making changes that are permanent to the OS. Aside from protecting your data and Windows, it also puts your web browser inside the program’s sanbox. If your browser downloads malware, it will be kept in the sandbox.

Clean Master

Clean Master from Cheetah Mobile, as the name suggests, will remove all the clutter in your mobile that’s been slowing it down. In addition the app also works as an optimizer for smartphones that lag when you play games, play videos or when you have several tabs open.

Peerblock

Peerblock is an IP blocking utility program for Windows. With it you can manage the way your PC interacts with computers on the Net, and it allows you to block sites and servers that are risky. You have full control over what sites and servers to block and create and import lists.

CM Security

CM Security from Cheetah Mobile provides your Android device with protection from viruses, malware and other malicious programs that can infect it. The app provides a great deal of security while remaining easy to use. And even though it is free, CM Security’s efficiency is right up there with the best of them.

AppLock

AppLock from Do Mobile does exactly what its name says, and that is lock apps on your Android device. Once the app has been installed it will display a list of all the apps that it can lock. With a simple toggle of the slider, you can lock the apps, but there are a few more helpful functions built in.

Dr.Web CureIt!

Dr. Web Cureit is a free antivirus and anti-malware program from Dr. Web. Designed for Windows XP and above, it is capable of detecting and removing viruses, malware and different kinds of malicious programs at the same time. This makes it different from other software that can either remove only malware or viruses.