Free Windows Desktop Software Security List - Privacy

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Privacy
 

Introduction:
The Complete Guide To Protecting Your Privacy Online
Turning on pro-privacy features in your web browser: A visual guide
How to Improve Your Security When Using a Public Terminal
How to secure your personal data at border crossings
What Is Social Engineering? 
Social-Engineer.org
How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns
Identity Theft
PRISM Break
How to Keep Google from Putting Your Name and Picture in Their Ads
How to Stop Google from Keeping a Record of Every Search You Make
How to stop the NSA from tracking your mobile phone calls
IVPN Privacy Guides
If You Don't Want to Appear in Google Ads, Read This
privacytools.io
How to Check and Edit the Privacy Settings for Accounts at Microsoft and Google
How Google Knows Everywhere You've Been

Windows OS privacy:
Fix Windows 10 privacy
DoNotSpy10
Destroy Windows 10 Spying
Windows 10 Privacy Fixer
DisableWinTracking
Remove Windows 10 Spying Features
O&O ShutUp10
Spybot Anti-Beacon
Windows Privacy Tweaker
BlockWindows
Remove telemetry updates for Windows 7 and 8.1
Ashampoo AntiSpy for Windows 10
Comparison of Windows 10 Privacy tools
Understanding and Dealing with the Windows 10 Privacy Issue
How To Stop Windows 10 From Phoning Home
Windows 10 and Privacy
Are Recent Patches to Windows 7/8 Letting Microsoft Spy on You?
More About Privacy Settings in Windows 10
Increase Your Privacy by Turning off the Diagnostics Tracking Service in Windows 7

Social media privacy:
Subsections follow.

1. General:
Sitelier
Sgrouples 
Nightweb
Norton Satellite

2. Facebook:
Facebook Family Safety Center
Security Homepage
Report Compromised Account
Privacy settings: 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6
The (Very) Unofficial Facebook Privacy Guide
How to permanently delete your facebook account
How do I permanently delete my account?
How to block A Facebook stalker

3. Twitter:
Safe tweeting: the basics
Do Not Track
How to Tweet Safely: A Quick Guide to Twitter Security
AnonTwi
efemr

4. Web applications:
MyPermissions
Defensio
Norton Safe Web
BitDefender Safego; Twitter
ESET Social Media scanner
MyPageKeeper
F-Secure Safe Profile (beta)
F-Secure ShareSafe
Safe Twiit
Facebook Privacy Scanner
Privacy Check
Zesty
AccountKiller
Delete Your Account
WikiCancel
Just Delete Me

5. Browser extensions:
Social Permissions (Ch,FF,OB)
Priveazy Lockdown (Ch)
Privacyfix (Ch,FF)
Google Privacy (FF)
Social Privacy Protector (FF)
Facebook Privacy Watcher (FF)
ShareMeNot (Ch,FF)

Search engines with high privacy:
ixquick
Startpage
Duckduckgo
YaCy
Zeekly
Disconnect Search (FF,Ch)
Blippex
Ortigra
privatesearch.net
Acoon
eTools.ch
More

Chat privacy:
Cryptocat ; review
Jitsi
PrivyTalks
TorChat
ChatStep
Bitdefender chat encryption
Safety Jabber
Off-the-Record Messaging
OTR (Ch, FF)
Tox
IronPidgeon
ChatCrypt 
VSee
Peerio (Ch)
Subrosa
Matrix 

Secure messaging:
Burn Note 
Privnote
PrivacyBox
PrivateSky (IE)
OneShar.es
Lockify
RetroShare
Bitmessage
ThreadThat 
NoteShred 
SecretInk 
ReadOnce 
Dstrux 

Identity protection:
BugMeNot
Fake Name Generator

Check your online footprint:
Me and my Shadow
Pipl
Social Mention
ScanEye
You Have Downloaded

E-Mail:
Subsections follow.

1. Secure e-mail service:
Hushmail
Lockbin
Riseup
ProtonMail
Safe-mail
Enlocked (AB)
Sendinc
Cyber-Rights
MailVault
FastMail
Zoho Mail
Enigmail
Mailvelope (Ch,FF)
SecureGmail (Ch)
AutonomyCentral
OpenMailBox.org
WeMail.me
Mailpile
Mail1Click (Ch)
Scramble
ShazzleMail
Scramble.io
RuggedInbox.com
SCRYPTmail
GhostMail
More: 1; 2
See also in this list: Email encryption

2. Anonymous e-mail:
Send Anonymous Email
anonymous e-mail
Remailer Reliability Stats
TorBirdy (add-on for Thunderbird)
Novo-Ordo NoName Anonymous Email
More

3. Fake e-mail generator:
Mailinator (Ch)
TrashMail (FF, Ch)
BigString
10 Minute Mail
Dead Address
TempEMail
Guerrilla Mail
Anonymbox
MailNesia
EasyTrashMail
FakeInbox
MailCatch
AirMail
MaskMe (FF, Ch)
Bloody Vikings! (FF)
Less Spam, please (FF)
YOPMail (FF, Ch, IE)
The Ultimate Disposable Email Provider List 2012
More

4. E-mail/account security check:
An Easy Way to Check for Unusual Activity in Your Gmail Account
List of Free Email Accounts that Shows Last Access Login Details
ipTRACKERonline
Email Header Analysis
E-Mail checker; review
PwnedList
Should I Change My Password?
Identity leak checker
have i been pwned?
Make It Easier To Trace The Source Of Email
If Your Password Is On This List, It's Time To Change Passwords

Passwords:
Subsections follow.

1. Password management:
Best Free Web Form Filler and Password Manager
How Companies Can Beef Up Password Security
Lastpass (AB)
Keepass; KeeFox; ChromeIPass
Password Safe
Secure login (FF)
Access Manager
Dashlane (AB)
FlyingBit Password Keeper
S10 Password Vault
Sticky Password
Free Password Manager
PassPack (AB); UsePass (Ch)
Universal Password Manager
Efficient Password Manager
LockCrypt (FF)
LSN Password Safe
my1login
Clipperz
PINs
Password Vault Manager Standard
Any password
Kemesa Password Manager
LoginCode
Password Bank Vault
SafeWallet
Intuitive Password (AB)
Mitro (Ch,FF,OB)
Safe In Cloud (FF,Ch)
F-Secure KEY
Norton Identity Safe
KeyWallet 
Methods and programs for splitting a secret into multiple parts
Methods of password backup and recovery using challenge questions

2. Generating secure passwords:
How to create strong, secure passwords that you can easily remember
How To Create A Strong Password And Remember It
Create strong passwords
The Usability of Passwords
Password Cards
Perfect Passwords
Perfect Paper Passwords
How Big is Your Haystack?
Norton Identity Safe Password Generator
PWGen
Celframe
Password Generator
SoftFuse Password Generator
PassGen
Awesome Password Generator
tidepass
Hash Password Generator (FF)
PwdHash (FF, Ch)
Magic Password Generator (FF)
Password Hasher (FF)
RndPhrase (FF)
Secure Passwords
SuperGenPass
htCrypt
PasswordLive
Password Saavy 
SecurePassword Kit / GetSecurePassword 
SimThrow
Pafwert
Passwordcard Generator 
Diceware random words method
How do I use dice to create random strings of letters and numbers?
Making Random Letter Passwords Memorable
How to Create a Secure Master Password
Bruce Schneier's method
How to generate strong passwords with Google Chrome without third-party extensions
Brainpass Password Generator

3. Checking passwords:
Microsoft
The Password Meter
Password Security Scanner
Passfault
PasswordResearch.com
Password Score
zxcvbn
Telepathwords 
Rumkin.com Strength Test
Reveal hidden passwords in all major browsers

4. Virtual keyboard:
Best Free Onscreen Keyboard for Security
Neo's safekeys
Mouse Only Keyboard
Virtual Keyboard Interface
7 Core Secure Input (Ch)
Keylogger Beater (FF)
Oxynger KeyShield

Safeguarding banking session:
Trusteer Rapport
ID Vault
Bitdefender Safepay
Quarri MyPOQ 
Secure Virtual Desktop
How Scammers Target Your PayPal Account
Tips: 1; 2
See also in this list: Portable OS
See also in this list: Ako's online banking advice

Anonymity networks:
Subsections follow.

1. General:
Best Free Anonymous Surfing Services

2. Tor:
Tor+Vidalia
tor2web
Advanced Onion Router
Onion.To
JanusVM
BlackBelt Privacy Tor+WASTE
Lahana 
Easy and secure anonymous internet usage
Achieving Anonymity with Tor
Exit node geolocation for Tor
TorWall
Torcap
StegoTorus

3. Other anonymity networks:
I2P
Freenet
Kullo
demonsaw
Comparison of Tor vs. I2P vs. Freenet
List of Anonymous Networks
Anonymous P2P

Browsing without a trace:
Tails
Lightweight Portable Security
Pollipix 
Browzar
DemocraKey LiveCD
OccupyOS
Liberte Linux
Whonix
IprediaOS
Kodachi
Ubuntu Privacy Remix
Snowden Tribute
Freepto

Proxies:
Subsections follow.

1. Information:
What is a Proxy Server?
What is the difference between a SOCKS proxy and an HTTP proxy?

2. Proxy software:
Shadowsocks
BarbaTunnel
ReQrypt
Zebedee
List of proxifiers
Privoxy
Polipo
BFilter
Sidki's Proxomitron config
Proxomitron + JD list
Freecap
JonDo
Your Freedom
alkasir
X-Proxy
Freegate
GPass
Charon
SafeIP
ChrisPC Free Anonymous Proxy
+A Proxy Finder
Elite Proxy Switcher
E-Bouncer
friGate (Ch, FF, OB)
See also in this list: Proxy browser add-ons

3. Online proxies:
Vtunnel
Anonymouse
Ninjacloak
Zend2
Proxybrowsing
StupidCensorchip
Guardster Free Web Proxy
SmartHide Online Anonymizer
TUVPN High Anonymity Web Proxy
Fish Proxy
ZIGproxy
Glypeproxy script
Proxy.org
Public CGI list
Free Proxy List
Proxy Site List
ProxyMonster
Spys

Free VPN connection:
Best Free VPN
SecurityKISS
CyberGhost
Hotspot shield; Expat Shield
It'sHidden; signup
USAIP
PacketiX
VPNReactor
Free hide IP
ProXPN
TunnelBear
Spotflux (Ch); review
OkayFreedom
Steganos Online Shield 365 free
VPNDirect Lite
VPN Gate
VPNLive - collection of proxy and VPN
Hideman VPN
Faceless.me
VPNBook
Browsec
Betternet
Wallcy (Ch)
5 ways to protect yourself when your VPN connection fails

VPN software:
Comodo Unite
OpenVPN Community Software
iPIG
LANoi
VPN Link Test
VPN Lifeguard
NeoRouter  (Ch)
SoftEther VPN
tinc
See also in this list: Remote control

Secure file transfer and/or terminal emulation:
Best Free Telnet-SSH Terminal Emulator
Tunnelier
WinSCP
PuTTY
KiTTY
SilverSHielD
OpenSSH for Windows
AnyConnect
Terminals
MobaSSH
FileZilla
Cyberduck
AirDC++
Rightload
Fresh FTP
dtelnet
Swish
FTP Rush
Xshell
DameWare SSH Client
FireFTP (FF)
Secure Shell (Ch)
FTPShell
Core FTP LE
Poderosa

Force HTTPS:
HTTPS Everywhere (FF,Ch)
ForceTLS (FF)
Prefer HTTPS (Ch)
Secure connections on sites (FF, Ch)
HTTPS Finder (FF)
My Security Search Bar (FF)
Strict Transport Security - Detector (FF)
KB SSL Enforcer (Ch)
HTTP Nowhere (FF)
See also in this list: HTTPS validation

Spoofing mac address:
Computer MAC addresses explained
TMAC
SMAC
Mac Makeup; McMMKUP
Macshift
MadMACs
How to Change or Spoof MAC Address in Windows XP, Vista, Server 2003/2008, Mac OS X, Unix and Linux

Checking your own IP:
IP Adress
Danasoft
IP2
IPLogger (FF)
IP Informer
IP Chicken 
Google 
More

Web browser:
Subsections follow.

1. Anonymous browsers:
Tor Browser Bundle
Jondofox
xB Browser
OperaTor
KPROXY Agent

2. Proxy browser add-ons:
Foxyproxy (FF)
Proxy tool (FF)
Proxilla Glype Proxy Client (FF)
Go2 proxy (FF)
anonymoX (FF)
Stealthy (FF)
AutoProxy (FF)
ProxTube (FF)
Proxy Switchy! (Ch)
Proxy SwitchySharp (Ch)
Stealthy (Ch)

3. Firefox privacy: (FF)
Best Free Firefox Add-ons
RequestPolicy; RequestPolicy Continued
Smart Referer
RefControl
Live HTTP Headers
PrivacySuite
Form History Control
FormFox
Stealther
Cocoon
SquiggleSR
Link Password
Secure Sanitizer
Master Password+
FireGloves
Leet Key
Encrypted Communication
Private Browsing by PortableApps (for portable Firefox)
Blender
SettingSanity
Secret Agent
History disable button
Masking Agent
PrefBar
NoTrace
Random Agent Spoofer
Network Monitor
Policeman
Disable Speculative Pre-connections

4. Chrome privacy: (Ch)
Privacy manager
UnSearch
Ghost incognito
Chrome Privacy Protector
Paranoid Browsing
ZenMate
Secure Bookmarks
KISS Privacy
Cache Killer
Keyboard Privacy
Guest browsing

5. Eliminate ad-data tracking:
Enable "Do not track" in browsers
Privacychoice (AB); TrackerScan (AB)
Ghostery (AB)
DoNotTrackMe (AB)
TACO (FF,Ch)
Disconnect (FF,Ch)
TrackMeNot (FF,Ch)
Beef Taco (FF)
Priv3 (FF)
NAI Opt-out Tool (FF)
Keep My Opt-Outs (Ch)
Parley (Ch)
SelectOut (Ch)
Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (FF,Ch,IE)
Google Advertising Cookie Opt-out Plugin (FF,Ch,IE)
Lightbeam (FF)
Adnostic (FF)
PrivDog (FF,Ch)
TrackingObserver (Ch)
Privacy Badger (FF,Ch)

6. Tracking lists:
IE
Clean MX

7. Cookie control:
CS lite (FF)
Cookie monster (FF)
CookieSafe (FF)
Cookie culler (FF)
MAXA Cookie Manager
selectivecookiedelete (FF)
Cookie Controller (FF)
Cookie Whitelist, With Buttons (FF)
Vanilla Cookie Manager (Ch)
Edit This Cookie (Ch)
Cookie Manager (Ch)
Cookie Monster (Ch)
WebCookieSniffer
Expired Cookies Cleaner (IE)
CookieSpy
Self-Destructing Cookies (FF)
Biscuit (FF)
Cookies (Ch)

8. Killing Adobe Flash Local Shared Objects:
BetterPrivacy (FF)
Objection (FF)
Click&Clean (AB)

9. Redirect removal:
Redirect Remover (FF)
Redirect Cleaner (FF)
NoRedirect (FF)
Fix Url Links Redirect (Ch)

Data:
Subsections follow.

1. Removal of jpeg metadata:
JPEG and PNG stripper
BatchPurifier LITE
Metanull
jScript

2. Removal of doc metadata:
Doc Scrubber
Document Metadata Cleaner

3. Data firewall:
MyDLP

4. Data protection tools:
File Secure Free
Safetica Free

Automatic analyzing of EULA/TOS:
Eulalyzer
Spywareguide
TOS;DR
TOSSOS
Common Terms 

Boss key:
SmokeScreen
Panic Button (FF, Ch, OB)
More

Collection of tools/services:
Anonymous Services
Anoniem-surfen
Download squad
EPIC
WinPT
Autistici/Inventati 
SaluSafe 
Unseen 
Martus

Anonymity tests:
XeroBank
Decloak
Cloakfish
Proxy Test
Proxy Checker
Advanced Proxy Check
IP check
IP-Secrets
Anonymity Checker; Online privacy test
WITCH?

Other:
Evidence
JStylo-Anonymouth; review
OneID (Ch)
Tribler
CanvasBlocker (FF)
CanvasFingerprintBlock (Ch)

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