Some great security apps are still free

Summary:In this image gallery, I've put together a list of 10 free utilities you should already be using to help protect, disinfect and manage your Windows computer.

Some great security apps are still free
Last week, I wrote dismissively about Symantec adding a $29.99 a year price tag on its new Norton AntiBot technology, calling it a bit of a con job to sell all these different security tools to protect users against malware.

Well, it turns out that there are some great FREE security apps available for Windows users -- from privacy-related file shredders to anti-phishing and anti-virus utilities.

In this image gallery, I've put together a list of 10 free utilities you should already be using to help protect, disinfect and manage your Windows computer. My favorite in the list: The PC Decrapifier, a program that does justice to its name.

Topics: Security

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Ryan Naraine is a journalist and social media enthusiast specializing in Internet and computer security issues. He is currently security evangelist at Kaspersky Lab, an anti-malware company with operations around the globe. He is taking a leadership role in developing the company's online community initiative around secure content managem... Full Bio

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