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WinDefThreatsView v1.10 Updated

billon on 12 Oct 2020
  • 120KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 12 Oct 2020
  • Suggested by Special

WinDefThreatsView displays the list of all threats detected by Windows Defender Antivirus and allows you to easily set the default action (Allow, Quarantine, Clean, Remove, Block or No Action) for multiple threats at once. You can use this tool on your local computer and also on remote computer, as long as you have permission to access WMI on the remote machine.

For every threat, the following information is displayed: Filename, Threat Name, Severity, Process Name, Initial Detect Time, Status Change Time, Remediation Time, Threat ID, Threat Status, Default Threat Action and more.

Category:
Runs on:Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch WinDefThreatsView.exe.
What's new?
  • Added option to choose another font (name and size) to display in the main window.
  • When pressing F5 (Refresh) the refresh process is smoother, keeping the selected item and scroll position.

simplewall v3.2.4 Updated

billon on 5 Sep 2020
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 5 Sep 2020
  • Suggested by TTwrs

simplewall is a program to manage network network activity on your computer. Includes the ability to create and edit your own rules and an internal blocklist, including Windows own spy/telemetry connections. The program can also prompt you for each new connection by a program to allow either full or limited connections.

Works with the Windows Filtering Platform (WFP) on your computer.

Category:
Runs on:Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Administrator rights
Stealth: ? No. When you uninstall simplewall, all previously installed filters remain active. To remove all filters created by simplewall, start simplewall and press "Disable filters" button.
Unicode support: Yes
License: GNU GPLv3
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch simplewall.exe from 32 or 64 folder (for 64-bit OS).
What's new? See:
https://github.com/henrypp/simplewall/releases

Password Security Scanner v1.61

billon on 8 Jul 2020
  • 252KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 8 Jul 2020
  • Suggested by I am Baas

Password Security Scanner audits security information about stored passwords without displaying the password itself. Includes the total number of characters: numeric, lowercase/uppercase and repeating, as well as a rating of overall password strength. Can help determine whether the passwords used by other users are secured enough, without knowing or watching their actual passwords. Great for administrators concerned about security concerns caused by their users.

Currently scans the passwords of Internet Explorer, Mozilla-based Web browsers, Pale Moon, Mozilla Thunderbird, Chromium-based Web browsers, Dialup/VPN passwords, MSN/Windows Messenger, Microsoft Outlook, Windows Live Mail, Windows Credentials Passwords.

Category:
Runs on:Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch PasswordScan.exe.
What's new? Fixed:
  • To decrypt the new password encryption on Opera Web browser.
  • To decrypt passwords of Firefox profile that uses both 3DES and AES-256.
Latest comments
webfork on 2011-12-22 21:42

All programs that claim to do password auditing should work this way. Admins don't need to know the actual password, just if its complex enough.

Mixture on 2019-04-03 09:55

@webfork, any software that can find out about how many numbers, upper case letters, lower case letters, symbols, punctuation characters, and length of a password, like Password Security Scanner, could be exploited to reveal the actual password itself. These kind of programs are very dangerous in that respect. That's why I'll never use Password Security Scanner.

Midas on 2019-04-04 07:35

@Mixture: bear in mind no system is ever 100% secure. Given enough resources, time and/or cunning a savvy hacker can get all your digital secrets. Your best bet is common sense, unrelenting vigilance and the help of stuff like the database at https://haveibeenpwned.com/ ...

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BlueLife Hosts Editor v1.3

billon on 23 Jun 2020
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 23 Jun 2020
  • Suggested by klon

BlueLife Hosts Editor is a lightweight utility aimed to easily manage your Hosts file, allowing you to add, delete, block and update domain names. The program can also flush the DNS cache, rebuild the default Windows hosts, and backup/restore the Hosts file.

Category:
Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Administrator rights
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch hEdit.exe or hEdit_x64.exe.
What's new? Added:
  • x64 version.
  • Block YouTube, Twitter, Facebook examples.
  • Replace Custom IP besides 127.0.0.1 and 0.0.0.0.
  • Additional Command-Line parameters.
Fixed:
  • Buttons are too small.
  • BlueLife Hosts Editor add itself to the “Windows Defender” exclusions list automatically and this causes false positive.
  • Some minor bugs and code weaknesses (code improvements).
Latest comments
Midas on 2012-11-16 12:09

Last time I tried it, I was unable to redirect domains to 0.0.0.0 (an invalid IP, I know, but enabling much snappier redirection). Apart from that, it works well -- but there are other similar options.

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SecurityQuestionsView v1.00

webfork on 3 Jun 2020
  • 105KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 2 Jun 2020
  • Suggested by Special

SecurityQuestionsView allows you to view the security questions and their answers. It can decrypt the security questions stored on your currently running system (requires elevation), or those stored on external hard drive.

The program displays the security questions of all users on your system that chose to set their security questions (for every user there are usually 3 questions).

Category:
Runs on:Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Administrator rights
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch SecurityQuestionsView.exe.