Category Archives: Software


Comodo Firewall: Time To Say Goodbye? (after 13 years)

It was around 2000 that i discovered Zone Alarm firewall for my Windows working pc. I was very exited at the time because ZA was a lightweight and powerful firewall. But that didn’t last for very long, ZA after 2-3 years turned to a heavy bloatware. Around that time ZA …

Is AVAST’s CCleaner a Dangerous Application?

During the installation, CCleaner (owned by AVAST … go figure) tried to connect to some IPs several times and even tried to PING their IPs. I have seen the “Ping” trick before with other software also.

Trying to remove the installed software, again CCleaner tried to connect to some IPs …