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75 Top Open Source Security Apps

Mar 24, 2010, 18:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Cynthia Harvey)

[ Thanks to James Maguire for this link. ]

"Anti-Spyware

"6. Nixory

"If you use Firefox, Nixory can help protect you from unwanted cookies and spyware. Importantly, it works alongside your existing anti-virus and firewall solutions. Operating System: OS Independent. Application Firewall

"7. AppArmor

"Included with openSUSE and SUSE Linux Enterprise, this application firewall from Novell uses policy-based profiles to control who can access various applications. It protects you from malware that exploits application flaws and effectively contains unwanted programs. Operating System: Linux.

"8. ModSecurity

"ModSecurity provides an outer layer of protection against attacks. The latest version, released in February 2010, adds new features like parallel text matching, Geo IP resolution, credit card number detection, support for content injection, automated rule updates, scripting, and more. Hardened appliances and commercial support are available from project developer Breach Security. Operating System: OS Independent. Data Removal

"9. BleachBit

"In addition to "shredding" deleted files so that they cannot be recovered, BleachBit cleans up your cache, cookies, Internet history, logs, temp files, etc. for faster performance and greater privacy. Operating System: Windows, Linux."

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