Posts Tagged ‘checksum’

Kaspersky Application Advisor Reveals Information About Files or Programs Online

Friday, May 31st, 2013

Here’s a useful security tool for anyone who downloads programs/applications from web sites … in other words, just about all of us.

Kaspersky’s Application Advisor is a new service that provides you with options to look up information about any file or program in Kaspersky’s vast file database.


Exact File – Informs You of File Modifications

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Here’s another one that I haven’t actually tried myself, but it seems like it would come in handy for a lot of different applications …

A few scenarios spring to mind where it can be essential to make sure that files have not been modified. Think of data backups for example. Nothing is worse than having to realize that the dire needed backup is corrupt and cannot be used. Or files on a web server. A good way to make sure that no one tampered with the files is to verify them regularly.