Security and Privacy

Best Free Online Security and Privacy

Best Free Online Anti-malware

Virustotal , an online independent service to analyse suspicious files and detect viruses, worms, trojans and other malware by multiple antivirus engines. Detailed results from each antivirus engine are listed after it has scanned the file uploaded.

Anubis , a service for analyzing malware. Submit your Windows executable file and receive an analysis report about what it does, or submit a suspicious URL to find out the activities of the Internet Explorer process when visiting that URL. For analyzing Javascript, Flash and PDF files, try Wepawet.

Best Free Online Disposable Email Address

Spamgourmet forwards only a limited number of mails to your protected email address and eats the rest. Just register your username and protected email address, then give out any disposable email addresses in this form someword.username@spamgourmet.com. Adding trusted senders and more settings are available.

Best Free Online Email Address Converter

Scrim converts your email address into a short and safe link (for instance http://scr.im/joe) so that you can share it on the web to avoid spam robots and get less spam.

Best Free Online Internet Safety

WOT (Web of Trust) “provides fastest ratings, uses green / yellow / red ratings and ‘people’ reliability icons, multiple rating categories to help you evaluate websites, fantastic warning screen to empower users to avoid potentially bad websites before interacting with them.” (Review)

Online Link Scan helps you scan links for harmful threats such as viruses, spyware, trojans or other malware. It also shows you the host IP, any threat name and the overall result if the site is secure.

OpenDNS , “a web based service that in conjunction with your own system’s network configuration redirects all your browsing through OpenDNS servers where it is filtered for content.” (Review)

Best Free Online Private Note

Privnote allows you to write a confidential note and send a link to someone for reading it. The note is destroyed after reading once, no more worrying about your message being forwarded to and read by others.

Best Free Online URL Expander (see also URL Shortener)

URL X-ray examines a shortened URL you gave and finds out where it leads to before you actually click on it. It helps surfing the net more safely. (See more choices in this Review)

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