Free Security software helps protect your Windows Computer

Secunia, a European firm specializing in IT security, announced today the release of the Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI) 2.0. PSI, which is free for home use, is a user friendly security tool which helps homeowners identify and resolve security problems on their Windows PC.

Digital Home has written about this great program in the past and recommends it to all of our readers. PSI does not replace the need for an anti-virus program or firewall on your Windows computer rather its recommended because it adds an extra layer of protection.

Microsoft fixes Excel and Movie Maker security flaws

Microsoft this week released its monthly security patch which addresses a number of significant vulnerabilities including serious security flaws with Windows Movie Maker and Microsoft Excel.

Adobe issues critical patches for PDF users

Adobe Systems issued a giant patch Tuesday to fix astounding twenty nine security vulnerabilities in its Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader software.

One of the vulnerabilities could cause both applications to crash when viewing an infected PDF file thereby leaving your computer susceptible to malicious remote attacks.