Category: Privacy Tools

Pidgin-Encryption

Pidgin-Encryption transparently encrypts your instant messages with RSA encryption. Easy-to-use, but very secure. Features include: Automatically creates a public/private key pair for you upon loading the plugin Automatically transmits your public key to other users. Supports 512 – 4096 bit keys. Saves keys of known users, and warns you if their public key has changed. …

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I2P

I2P is an anonymizing network, offering a simple layer that identity-sensitive applications can use to securely communicate. All data is wrapped with several layers of encryption, and the network is both distributed and dynamic, with no trusted parties. Many applications are available that interface with I2P, including mail, peer-peer, IRC chat, and others. The I2P …

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Pidgin

Pidgin is an easy to use and free chat client used by millions. Connect to AIM, MSN, Yahoo, and more chat networks all at once. Pidgin and Finch ship with a large collection of officially supported plugins which modify standard behavior in a number of ways. You can manage available plugins by accessing the “Tools” …

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Hotspot Shield

Hotspot Shield creates a virtual private network (VPN) between your laptop or iPhone and our Internet gateway. This impenetrable tunnel prevents snoopers, hackers, ISP’s, from viewing your web browsing activities, instant messages, downloads, credit card information or anything else you send over the network. Hotspot Shield security application is free to download, employs the latest …

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FoxyProxy

FoxyProxy is a set of proxy management tools for Firefox, Google Chrome, and Internet Explorer.

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Sophos Free Encryption

Sophos Free Encryption is easy to use and fast. We designed it to work in any situation, for businesses and individuals. You choose which files you want to encrypt and email safely.

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CloneSpy

CloneSpy can help you free up hard drive space by detecting and removing duplicate files. Duplicate files have exactly the same contents regardless of their name, date, time and location. Also, CloneSpy is able to find files that are not exactly identical, but have the same file name. Perhaps you have different versions of a …

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Cookie Monster

This utility is a manager for the cookies created by the most usual Windows browsers: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, Mozilla and Opera (only basic support for this one). It also works with any Gecko-based browser and most of the browsers based in Internet Explorer.

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FCleaner

FCleaner is a freeware all-in-one Windows disk and registry cleaning and optimization tool. It removes unused files and invalid registry entries that are eating up your disk space and slowing your system down, tweaks your system and allows your Windows to run faster. FCleaner can also protect your privacy such as Internet History, the Cookies …

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AppCleaner

AppCleaner Freeware removes obsolete files on your computer including temporary files, history, cookies, internet logs and many more from 550 software programs. It optimizes computer performance and is small, easy to download and 100% free of unwanted toolbars or adware

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NoDupe

The fastest, easiest, safest way to search your PC and NAS (Network Attached Storage) for duplicates. Advanced file matching technology quickly reports only those files that are exact duplicates. Has the unique ability not found anywhere else to find duplicate music files or albums by ignoring the tags and looking directly at the music data …

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