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Windows tool to set voice as password

The problem with using voice recognition to protect your computer is that a voice is both too lax and too strict. Too lax: It is actually REALLY easy, in this day and age, to record something spoken ...
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Self Destructing file

What you are asking for is impossible. If you send some data to a computer that you don't control, then you cannot ensure that the data will be deleted. There is software that pretends to do what you ...
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Open-source file transfer over internet

You can use SFTP or you can use rsync over SSH. You need to configure your router for port forwarding port 22. It meets your requirements, because: It's encrypted using a password or an SSH key ...
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Checksum utility that integrates into Windows Explorer properties as a tab

HashCheck integrates into Windows Explorer with a "Checksums" tab supports CRC32, MD4, MD5 and SHA-1 checksums is open source, licensed under BSD license It does not calculate the checksum until the ...
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Tool to find malware/adware by comparison with a "normal" Windows system

Googling around shown suggestion that autoruns.exe from Sysinternals even more capable then HijackThis. More interesting that Microsoft bought Sysinternals and hire its famous author Mark Russinovich ...
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Portable encryption for USB flash drives

One solution that would work on Windows is SecurStick. Don't let the German website scare you, the actual program will be English (except on German and Italian Windows installations, where it will be ...
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'Note(s) behind password' tool

I recommend taking a look at keepass. Do not let the name mislead you. Notes can bee added to each entry. (Http://keepass.info/). It is a free, open source, light-weight and easy-to-use password/...
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App that lets you individually control permissions on Android 5.1

You need XPrivacy. It is compatible with many versions of Android, including Android 5.1. From the README: XPrivacy has been tested with Android version 4.0.3 - 5.1.1 (Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly ...
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Free anti-theft software for Windows

I'm currently using Prey which seems to be the best free software that I've seen. It provides free protection for 3 devices and meets the requirements found within the question. It's available for ...
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Software to password-protect individual folder(s) on Windows 7

Compressing the folder using a free tools such as 7zip seems like it would work. Add a password. Folder will have a visible icon, but any attempt to look inside will require a password. Good luck.
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Maximum security web browser

Tor Browser is slow because of the overhead of the Tor anonymizing overlay network, so it is probably not what you are looking for. Brave is an open source, cross-platform web browser for Windows, ...
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Portable encryption for USB flash drives

In the free arena, Veracrypt is still an excellent choice and is being maintained with both patches and improvements, and is cross-platform. In the paid area, software like Checkpoint can do (for ...
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Android app to control what other apps are actually allowed to do

I would recommend using XPrivacy - while there are many apps based off of the google API for app-ops (like Cyanogenmod's own Privacy Gaurd), those have limitations (notably they can't restrict ...
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Portable USB app (Linux, Mac and Win) to encrypt text with PGP?

GnuPG or GNU Privacy Guard is available for all the main desktop OSs and even Android there is a Portable version for use on windows machines without installation: Either by downloading from here ...
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Tool to find malware/adware by comparison with a "normal" Windows system

One of the most notable malware detectors is Malwarebytes. It has a free and paid version, but the free version should be everything you need. It is updated quite frequently and is available for a ...
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Trusted free tool for securely deleting files on Windows?

I recommend Eraser. To quote: Eraser is an advanced security tool for Windows which allows you to completely remove sensitive data from your hard drive by overwriting it several times with ...
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Malware scanner for websites code?

Try the following scanners to detect potentially malicious PHP files: phpscanner; PHP scanner written in Python for identifying PHP backdoors and php malicious code. This tool is mainly reusing ...
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Detecting suspicious ultrasound emitters

I think that the SilverDog chrome extension could well fit your user case - at the moment it is a proof of concept that blocks ultrasonic signals from your browser by placing a audio cut off filter in ...
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Java equivalent to Ruby's SecureRandom?

tl;dr Integer.toHexString( new SecureRandom().nextInt() ) bd594090 JRuby Run your Ruby code on a JVM with JRuby. java.security.SecureRandom Java includes SecureRandom, a cryptographically ...
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Firefox add-on / userscript to force by default an attempt at HTTPS on every domain?

There's a related question on SO: How to replace http links to https in whole page using Greasemonkey? But that would only satisfy your first condition. The NoScript addon to Firefox seemingly also ...
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Photo capture / screen shot with mouse click

I made my own simple program through AutoIt, you can download it here. Each time the left mouse button is clicked, it will take a snapshot of the screen and if there is a camera on your computer, it ...
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Online IM secure chat - one time chatter

I am using TextSecure for encrypted chat. You can add friends by phone number, but the phone number is only used as an identifier, all data actually goes through WiFi/data. Your messages are not ...
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Private/privacy conscious calendar app for Android (and maybe contact manager) to replace Flock

There is https://davdroid.bitfire.at/what-is-davdroid which is fully Free Software and available in the https://f-droid.org/ app repository and works with any Dav server, including OwnCloud.
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Two Factor Authentication Client for Windows 10

The one I currently use now is called WinAuth. It meets all my requirements including the ability to password protect the interface and encrypt the database. It also supports YubiKeys which is an ...
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A tool for finding third party vulnerabilities

Having done software development at an enterprise level, I’m always looking for tools that help my team build better code that’s as secure as possible. There are several different tools that you’ll ...
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What software could deny access to a USB Drive, with an encryption password?

The default windows Bitlocker program which is available in windows vista and up is just fine see a detailed tutorial here http://www.howtogeek.com/192894/how-to-set-up-bitlocker-encryption-on-...
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App lock for iPad Mini

No, there is no app that can do this. Apps installed on an IOS device are isolated and cannot control other apps. This means that password protecting entry of other apps is not possible. If it is ...
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deleted files secure eraser

You can't find such portable tool. More precisely, it can be portable as "no installation required" but it can't be portable as "no administrator privileges required". Direct disk access requires ...
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Software Licensing in Hostile/Sensitive Environment

We were using a hardware + software solution from Wibu. While we used WibuKey, the proper solution would probably be Codemeter. Codemeter comes with an SDK that you can integrate into your ...
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Language/Library to use for unsafe/untrusted code hosted by python

Your use of "safe", "security", and "unsafe" is somewhat vague. But if by security compromising code you are pointing to functionalities that interact with your system's files, processes, ...
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