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Security Software / Unchecky Updates
« on: December 02, 2015, 07:23:47 pm »

Copyright © 2016 Reason Company Software Inc.

Tired of unchecking unrelated offers while installing software?
Have you ever felt, while installing software, that the installer tries to push additional unwanted programs at all cost? Ever missed a checkbox, and spent hours afterwards removing adware? Ever opened your browser after an installation, only to find out that you have a new homepage, a new search engine, or even a new browser?
Unchecky aims to keep potentially unwanted programs out of your computer.

Unchecky automatically unchecks unrelated offers, both saving you mouse clicks and making it less likely to miss a checkbox of an unwanted offer.

Installers often try to sneak additional programs as a natural part of the installation. Unchecky warns you when you try to accept a potentially unwanted offer, which makes it less likely to be accepted accidentally.

Updates automatically
Install and forget. Unchecky automatically updates whenever a new version is available, so you don't have to worry about running the latest version.

Utilities / IrfanView Release Announcements.
« on: December 02, 2015, 06:14:43 pm »
Irfan Skiljan has released IrfanView v4.41 on 29-November-2015.

IrfanView is a freeware/shareware image viewer for Microsoft Windows that can view, edit, and convert image files and play video/audio files. It is noted for its small size, speed, ease of use, and ability to handle a wide variety of graphic file formats, and has some image creation and painting capabilities.


Change Log:

Version 4.41 ( - CURRENT VERSION - ) (Release date: 2015-11-29)
  • 64-bit version: Use 32-bit TWAIN drivers if 64-bit drivers not installed
  • New dialog/GUI on Windows tablets ("2 in 1", Thanks to Arun Anbu from Intel)
  • New hotkey: SHIFT + Tab: Start/End Tablet mode dialog
  • New hotkey: CTRL + Insert: Edit->Copy
  • New Slideshow hotkey: Q = Pause/Resume a timer slideshow
  • New option for /info command line: write CSV file: /info=infofile.csv
  • Added PlugIns-Installer options for: /silent and /folder (Check FAQs page)
  • "Amazon 1Button App" offer removed
  • Some fixes (Auto color correction, PNG compression, UNC-Paths in 64-bit)


VT: 0/56 64-bit Installer. Digitally Signed.

Utilities / Piriform's Speccy Release Announcements.
« on: November 30, 2015, 07:28:43 pm »
Piriform® Ltd. released Speccy® v1.28.709 on 23-January-2015.

Speccy, developed by Piriform, is a freeware utility software and runs under Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista and XP for both IA-32 and x64 versions of these operating systems, which allows the user to see information about hardware and software of the computer. The information displayed by Speccy includes processor brand and model, hard drive size and speed, amount of memory (RAM), information about graphics card and operating system. Speccy is for seeing what kind of hardware is present in a system and how it is being used.

As of Windows 10 version 1511 released in November 2015, Speccy is uninstalled after downloading the update.


Version History:

Release Notes:

v1.28.709 (23 Jan 2015)
- Improved performance and stability on Windows 10.
- Improved automatic check for updates.
- Improved search accuracy.
- Updated hardware compatibility list.
- Minor tweaks and bug fixes.
- Minor GUI improvements.


VT: 3/55 Installer - Digitally Signed/Verified.

Utilities / Nmap/Zenmap Release Announcements.
« on: November 23, 2015, 02:41:01 pm »
Nmap v7.00 stable and its Zenmap GUI v7.00 stable combined have been released on 19-November-2015.

Nmap (Network Mapper) is a security scanner originally written by Gordon Lyon (also known by his pseudonym Fyodor Vaskovich)[1] used to discover hosts and services on a computer network, thus creating a "map" of the network. To accomplish its goal, Nmap sends specially crafted packets to the target host and then analyzes the responses.


Announcement and Release Notes:


Download with over 500 scripts: Win32


GnuPG Signature:

VT: 0/54 Digitally Unsigned/Unverified

Utilities / 7-Zip Release Announcements.
« on: November 23, 2015, 02:35:44 am »
Igor Pavlov has released 7-Zip stable v15.12 on 19-November-2015.

7-Zip is an open source file archiver, an application used primarily to compress files. 7-Zip uses its own 7z archive format, but can read and write several other archive formats. The program can be used from a command line interface, graphical user interface, or with a window-based shell integration. 7-Zip began in 1999 and is developed by Igor Pavlov. The cross-platform version of the command line utility, p7zip, is also available.


Announcement and Changelog:



VT: 0/54 Win x64 Digitally Unsigned/Unverified.

Malware Removal Tools / TDSSKiller Release Updates
« on: November 20, 2015, 03:18:16 pm »
Kaspersky Lab has released TDSSKiller v3.1.0.6 on 17-November-2015.

TDSSKiller is a FREE handy tool that can quickly detect and remove both known and unknown rootkits and bootkits, which are programs that can hide the presence of malware in your system.

Home and Download:

VT: 1/52 Digitally Signed/Verified

Utilities / MultiHasher Release Announcements.
« on: November 11, 2015, 09:17:21 pm » developers released MultiHasher on 15-October-2015.

MultiHasher is a freeware file hash calculator. No Spyware! No Adware! No Viruses! 100% Freeware! Clean & simple.


Announcement and Changelog:

What's new in 2.8:
  • Improved compatibility with Windows 10
  • Added missing SHA-2 variants (SHA-224, SHA-512/224 and SHA-512/256)
  • Added support for Microsoft File Checksum Integrity Verifier (FCIV) database
  • Added support for Unix-style and BSD-style checksum files
  • Added option to display digests in base16 (lower or upper case), base32 or base64
  • Added German translation
  • Minor UI tweaks
  • Fixed several bugs
Freeware Downloads and Hashes:

VT: 0/56 Unsigned/Unverified

Malware Removal Tools / RogueKiller Updates
« on: October 30, 2015, 02:15:25 am »
Adlice/Tigzy has released RogueKiller v10.11.3 on 26-October-2015.

RogueKiller is an anti-malware program written in C++ and able to detect and remove generic malwares and some advanced threats such as rootkits, rogues, worms, …



V10.11.3 10/26/2015
- Added detections
- Added warning when driver is not loaded
- Fixed Microsoft Security Client as legit parent for svchost
- (Premium) Added Premium label in reports
- Updated translations
- (Premium) Added information for external scanner (tab in settings)
- (Premium) Now application closes in tray and persist
- (Premium) Now able to start a scan from the tray icon
- Fixed a bug where services/windows were not scanned
- Fixed a bug where filesystem was not properly scanned


Utilities / GParted Live Release Announcements.
« on: October 30, 2015, 12:02:27 am »
The GParted team has announced the stable release of GParted Live 0.24.0-2 on 29-October-2015.


GParted is a free partition editor for graphically managing your disk partitions.

With GParted you can resize, copy, and move partitions without data loss, enabling you to:
  • Grow or shrink your C: partition
  • Create space for new operating systems
  • Attempt data rescue from lost partitions



Release Notes:




VT: Not possible due to size.

Utilities / Wireshark Release Announcements.
« on: October 15, 2015, 06:14:54 pm »
The Wireshark Foundation has released Wireshark stable v1.12.8 on 14-October-2015.

Wireshark is a free and open-source packet analyzer. It is used for network troubleshooting, analysis, software and communications protocol development, and education. Originally named Ethereal, the project was renamed Wireshark in May 2006 due to trademark issues.


Release Notes:

Bug Fixes

   The following vulnerabilities have been fixed.
     * [1]wnpa-sec-2015-30
       Pcapng file parser crash. Discovered by Dario Lombardo and Shannon
       Sabens. ([2]Bug 11455) [3]CVE-2015-7830

   The following bugs have been fixed:
     * Last Address field for IPv6 RPL routing header is interpreted
       incorrectly. ([4]Bug 10560)
     * Comparing two capture files crashes Wireshark when navigating the
       results. ([5]Bug 11098)
     * 802.11 frame is not correctly dissected if it contains HT Control.
       ([6]Bug 11351)
     * GVCP bit-fields not updated. ([7]Bug 11442)
     * Tshark crash when specifying ssl.keys_list on CLI. ([8]Bug 11443)
     * pcapng: SPB capture length is incorrectly truncated if IDB snaplen
       = 0. ([9]Bug 11483)
     * pcapng: NRB IPv4 address is endian swapped but shouldn't be.
       ([10]Bug 11484)
     * pcapng: NRB with options causes file read failure. ([11]Bug 11485)
     * pcapng: ISB without if_drop option is shown as max value. ([12]Bug
     * UNISTIM dissector - Message length not included in offset for
       "Select Adjustable Rx Volume". ([13]Bug 11497)

Downloads: or self update.


VT: 0/56 (x64)

Security Software / GnuPG Stable Release Announcements.
« on: October 14, 2015, 10:06:47 pm »
Werner Koch has announced the stable release of GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG) v2.1.9 on 10-October-2015.

GnuPG is a complete and free implementation of the OpenPGP standard as defined by RFC4880 (also known as PGP). GnuPG allows to encrypt and sign your data and communication, features a versatile key management system as well as access modules for all kinds of public key directories. GnuPG, also known as GPG, is a command line tool with features for easy integration with other applications. A wealth of frontend applications and libraries are available. Version 2 of GnuPG also provides support for S/MIME and Secure Shell (ssh).


Announcement and Changes:

Download, signatures and hashes:

Feedback & Suggestions / Suggestions
« on: September 10, 2015, 07:07:45 pm »
Hello All:

Please consider:

1.) Adding the green, down-arrow gif @hayc59 located, and was similarly used in the old CoU, to the present emoticon library.

located at

2.) Adding a "Cancel" button to all session screens in case the author changes their mind before posting.

Thank you.

Utilities / SystemRescueCd Release Announcements. (Stable)
« on: September 10, 2015, 06:49:24 am »
SystemRescueCd 4.6.0 was released by François Dupoux 08-September-2015.

SystemRescueCd is a Linux system rescue disk available as a bootable CD-ROM or USB stick for administrating or repairing your system and data after a crash. It aims to provide an easy way to carry out admin tasks on your computer, such as creating and editing the hard disk partitions.



  • 4.6.0) 2015-09-08:
    • Standard kernels: Long-Term-Supported linux-3.14.50 (rescue32 + rescue64)
    • Alternative kernels: Long-Term-Supported linux-4.1.6 (altker32 + altker64)
    • Updated XFCE Desktop environment to version 4.12, GParted to 0.23.0
    • Updated filesystem tools: btrfs-progs-4.1.2, xfsprogs-3.2.4
    • Updated Grub2 bootloader to sys-boot/grub-2.02_beta2-r7
    • Updated ruby package to dev-lang/ruby-2.1.6

Download and hashes:

VT: File size too large.

Security Software / Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit
« on: September 07, 2015, 11:10:10 pm »
MalwareBytes Anti-Exploit protects against all known and unknown 0-day vulnerability exploits, protecting users where traditional antivirus and security products fail. It consists of an innovative patent-pending vulnerability-agnostic application shielding technology that prevents malicious vulnerability exploits from compromising computers. Includes "shields" for all major browsers (IE, Firefox, Chrome, Opera) and all browser components such as Java, Adobe Reader, Flash and Shockwave. Blocks all exploit kits such as Blackhole, Sakura, Phoenix, Incognito without requiring any signature updates. No need to train or configure, MalwareBytes Anti-Exploit is 100% install-and-forget anti-exploit solution.


Operating Systems:
Windows 10® (32-bit, 64-bit)
Windows 8.1® (32-bit, 64-bit)
Windows 8® (32-bit, 64-bit)
Windows 7® (32-bit, 64-bit)
Windows Vista® (32-bit, 64-bit)
Windows XP® (32-bit, 64-bit)

Utilities / Sysinternals Release Announcements.
« on: September 04, 2015, 06:29:54 pm »
Microsoft's Sysinternals was last updated on July 20, 2015.

The Sysinternals Troubleshooting Utilities have been rolled up into a single Suite of tools. This file contains the individual troubleshooting tools and help files. It does not contain non-troubleshooting tools like the BSOD Screen Saver or NotMyFault.


What's New (July 20, 2015)

●Sysmon v3.1
This update to Sysmon, a background service that logs security-relevant process and network activity to the Windows event log, adds information about the thread initialization function for CreateRemoteThread events, including the DLL and function name and address. It also changes the format of timestamps to allow for simple string sorting and fixes several bugs.

●LogonSessions v1.3
LogonSessions, a command-line utility that reports information about Windows authentication sessions including the user, authenticating server, time a session was created, and processes running in a session, now includes options for emitting CSV and tab-delimited output for easy import into Excel and other applications.

Zipped Download:

VT: 4/56

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