Tag Archives: safety

VirusTotal: A Cloudeight Site Pick

VirusTotal Often we’ll get email from someone asking us if a file/program is safe.  And sometimes we’ll feature a freeware pick and we’ll have people tell us that their antivirus program found a “virus” or something else wrong with it. And other times, we’ll recommend something that will make Windows’ crazy “SmartScreen” go wild with… Read More »

Cookie facts

Few things stir up heated and spirited debates more than Web cookies. Anti-spyware sites like to hammer cookies because, well because, it gives them something to hammer on. But, are cookies really in the same league with spyware, adware, malware and hijackers? Hardly. They don’t contain any mechanism to download software on your computer, they… Read More »