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Free Antimalware Software – Advanced

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Advanced free antimalware software: A list of utilities that includes system protectors and analyzers, malware analysis and control tools for the advanced user.

Free Antimalware Software – Advanced

Sysinternals Suite – The Sysinternals Troubleshooting Utilities have been rolled up into a single Suite of tools. This file contains the individual troubleshooting tools and help files.

Process Explorer - Ever wondered which program has a particular file or directory open? Now you can find out. Process Explorer shows you information about which handles and DLLs processes have opened or loaded.

Process Monitor - Process Monitor is an advanced monitoring tool for Windows that shows real-time file system, Registry and process/thread activity. It combines the features of two legacy Sysinternals utilities, Filemon and Regmon. Its uniquely powerful features will make Process Monitor a core utility in your system troubleshooting and malware hunting toolkit.

Trend Micro HijackThis - HijackThis is a free utility which quickly scans your Windows computer to find settings that may have been changed by spyware, malware or other unwanted programs. HijackThis creates a report, or log file, with the results of the scan.

FileAlyzer - FileAlyzer allows a basic analysis of files (showing file properties and file contents in hex dump form) and is able to interpret common file contents like resources structures (like text, graphics, HTML, media and PE).

WinPatrol – WinPatrol uses a heuristic behavioral approach to detecting attacks and violations of your computing environment. Traditional security programs scan your hard drive searching for previously identified threats. WinPatrol takes snapshot of your critical system resources and alerts you to any changes that may occur without your knowledge.

Wireshark - Wireshark is the world’s foremost network protocol analyzer.

a-squared HiJackFree - a-squared HiJackFree is a detailed system analysis tool which helps advanced users to detect and remove all types of HiJackers, Spyware, Adware, Trojans and Worms.

Runscanner - RunScanner is a freeware windows system utility which scans your system for all configured running programs and autostart locations. You can use runscanner to detect autostart programs, spyware, adware, homepage hijackers, unverified drivers and other problems.

FreeFixer – FreeFixer is a general purpose removal tool which will help you to delete potentially unwanted software, such as adware, spyware, trojans, viruses and worms. FreeFixer does not know what is unwanted, so it presents the scan result and it’s up to you decide if some file should be removed and if some settings should restored to their default value.

Emsisoft BlitzBlank – BlitzBlank is a tool for experienced users and all those who must deal with Malware on a daily basis. It deletes files, Registry entries and drivers before Windows and all other programs are loaded. To do this it uses special low-level technology and different protection mechanisms that make it almost impossible for Malware to hinder BlitzBlank from carrying out the desired actions.

GetSusp – McAfee GetSusp is intended for users who suspect undetected malware on their system.

What’s Running - Explore processes, services, modules, IP-connections, drivers and much more through a simple to use application. Find out important information such as what modules are involved in a specific process.

Winsonar – Winsonar 2010 is a program specifically designed for process monitoring and system protection from unknown processes. The basic idea is that if the user could know a new program silently installed into memory, he could take appropriate countermeasures.

Spy-The-Spy - Spy-To-Spy sits in tray and watches folders you specified in settings. The folders include subfolders so you really just need to set C:\Windows to monitor all additions to Windows and System folders. This is set by default.

HostsMan - HostsMan is a freeware hosts file manager and editor.

HostsXpert - HostsXpert is an ultra-groovy Hosts file Manager, Editor and Helper-outter.

SpyStudio - SpyStudio is a powerful application that simplifies the code execution interception operations, also called “hooking”. Users can now easily monitor and gain control over processes in their systems, to really know what is happening in the Operating System and it’s applications.

Script Defender - AnalogX Script Defender will intercept any request to execute the most common scripting types used in virus attacks, such as Visual Basic Scripting (.VBS), Java Script (.JS), etc and can even be configured to intercept new script extensions as needed!

FullControl for Windows - The ultimate anti-virus and anti-spyware solution! It acts as a firewall for windows programs, never needs updating and allows you take control before they can harm or infect your system.

Drop My Rights - It’s possible to run your internet-facing programs — browser, email program, media players, etc. — with reduced privileges. This option is fairly easy to use. You need to install a simple program — DropMyRights — and set up some special shortcuts (icons) for your internet-facing programs.

TCPView - TCPView is a Windows program that will show you detailed listings of all TCP and UDP endpoints on your system, including the local and remote addresses and state of TCP connections. On Windows Server 2008, Vista, NT, 2000 and XP TCPView also reports the name of the process that owns the endpoint.

Active Ports - easy to use tool for Windows NT/2000/XP that enables you to monitor all open TCP and UDP ports on the local computer.

Fix IE Utility – If you face any problems while running IE, maybe after recovering from a malware attack, run this tool to re-register around 89 dll & ocx files, which are required for the smooth running of Internet Explorer.

Fix MSE Utility – This utility will restore all of Microsoft Security Essentials registry values & service settings to known good defaults, without re-installing MSE. It also re-registers the concerned .dll and .exe files, required to run MSE properly.

Fix WU Utility – This utility will re-register a total of 114 .dll, ocx and .ax files which are required for the proper functioning of Windows Updates.

Trust-No-Exe - Trust-no-exe is a executable file filter. It attaches to the operating system and filters all executable files, be it .exe .com .dll .drv .sys .dpl etc from all drives and all network shares against a list of files or paths, you, the administrator provide as trusted applications.

CORE FORCE - CORE FORCE provides inbound and outbound stateful packet filtering for TCP/IP protocols using a Windows port of OpenBSD’s PF firewall, granular file system and registry access control and programs’ integrity validation.

X-RayPc - a freeware product to help technical users regain control of their machines and to assist spyware researchers doing log analysis.

CurrProcess - CurrProcess utility displays the list of all processes currently running on your system. For each process, you can view the list of all modules (DLL files) that the process loads into memory.

Restrictions - Have you had problems with sites hijacking your Home Page or other Internet Explorer restrictions? IE Restrictions will remove most common restrictions that may have been set by a sleaze web site as well as other methods.

SpyHolesLists - SpyHolesList is designed to help you detect spyware running on your system. It collects information about security holes on your computer and writes them to a text file.

Window Watcher - Do you know what’s running on your computer? Maybe not. The Window Watcher tells all, reporting every window created by every running program, whether the window is visible or not. You might be surprised to learn exactly what your computer is up to …

Streams - Streams will examine the files and directories (note that directories can also have alternate data streams) you specify and inform you of the name and sizes of any named streams it encounters within those files.

FileASSASSIN - FileASSASSIN can delete locked files on your system. It uses advanced techniques to unload modules, close remote handles, and terminate processes to allow the optional removal of the file.

ServiWin - ServiWin utility displays the list of installed drivers and services on your system. For some of them, additional useful information is displayed: file description, version, product name, company that created the driver file, and more.

Pocket KillBox - Pocket KillBox is a program that can be used to get rid of files that stubbornly refuse to allow you to delete them.

AdapterWatch - AdapterWatch displays useful information about your network adapters: IP addresses, Hardware address, WINS servers, DNS servers, MTU value, Number of bytes received or sent, The current transfer speed, and more. In addition, it displays general TCP/IP/UDP/ICMP statistics for your local computer.

MANDIANT Redline – Redline is a free utility from MANDIANT that accelerates the process of triaging hosts suspected of being compromised or infected while supporting in-depth live memory analysis. Designed to help find even the best-hidden malware, it analyzes and rates every running process on a system according to risk

Total Uninstall - Total Uninstall can help you to monitor any changes that were made to your system during installation of a new software product and allow you to perform a complete uninstall without having to rely on the supplied uninstall program (which may leave files or changes behind).

LSP-Fix - LSP-Fix repairs the Winsock LSP chain by removing the entries left behind when LSP software is removed by hand (or when errors in the software itself break the LSP chain), and removing any gaps in the chain.

WinSock XP Fix 1.2 - Fixes the winsock settings on your Windows XP machine. It can often cure the problem of lost connections after the removal of Adware components or improper uninstall of firewall applications or other tools that modify the XP network and Winsock settings.

EULAlyzer - EULAlyzer can analyze license agreements in seconds, and provide a detailed listing of potentially interesting words and phrases. Discover if the software you’re about to install displays pop-up ads, transmits personally identifiable information, uses unique identifiers to track you, or much much more.

JavaRa – JavaRa is a simple tool that does a simple job: it removes old and redundant versions of the Java Runtime Environment (JRE)

Windows SID Resolver – a free utility that allows you to resolve a Windows SID (security identifier) that is used to identify a security principal or security group used in Windows operating systems.

Spycar – Spycar is a suite of tools designed to mimic spyware-like behavior, but in a benign form. Intelguardians created Spycar so anyone could test the behavior-based defenses of an anti-spyware tool.

MANDIANT Red Curtain – MRC examines executable files (e.g., .exe, .dll, and so on) to determine how suspicious they are based on a set of criteria. It examines multiple aspects of an executable, looking at things such as the entropy (in other words, randomness), indications of packing, compiler and packing signatures, the presence of digital signatures, and other characteristics to generate a threat “score.” This score can be used to identify whether a set of files is worthy of further investigation.

Panda USB Vaccine – Panda USB Vaccine – free antimalware to block malware spreading through USB drives.

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