Sample results from a full scan in Chrome after downloading the plug-in.
Once Qualys BrowserCheck ﬁnishes doing its thing, you’ll see a list of scanned plug-insfor your current browser, and icons to view the results for each of your other browsers. And if you choose to do system checks, you'll see a tab showing its results as well.
Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI)
Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI) (htt
p://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning /personal/) is a free program that scans your PC for security vulnerabilities, like missingupdates that hackers and malware authors can exploit to infect or hack into your PC. IfPSI ﬁnds a vulnerability, it will try to automatically download and install any relevantupdates. Otherwise, it helps you manually ﬁx the issue. After you download and install Secunia PSI, it will scan your system and notify you viaits system tray icon if other programs require a manual update. You can open theprogram to ﬁnd your Secunia System Score, a list of any programs that need to beupdated, and a list of any software that it found to be up-to-date.
If your Secunia System Score is below 100 percent, you’ll find icons for the vulnerable programs,which you can click on to resolve the issue.
Password Security Scanner
Password Security Scanner (http://www.nirsoft.net/utils /password_security_scanner.html) is a free utility that scans for passwords stored byWindows applications and Web browsers, and tells you how strong they are. This givesyou a chance to identify weak passwords, and change them to something more secure. Although you can’t see the actual passwords, you can see the username and which siteor service they belong to.The Password Security Scanner runs on Windows, and it will scan passwords stored byInternet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Outlook, Windows Live Mail, andMSN/Windows Messenger, as well as your dial-up and VPN passwords.
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