DirSync Pro - a small and powerful utility for file synchronization
Hiya - caller ID & block for Android
Malwarebytes - Anti-Malware detects and removes malware, spyware, and potentially unwanted items
Opera Browser - a fast, free and secure web browser
Prey - a useful surveillance tool that lets you keep track of your phone or laptop at all times
Should I Answer? - for Android is a mobile security application that helps weed out unsolicited, expensive, unwanted or unknown calls
TrueCaller - an app for smartphones that shows the user who is calling
Opera Browser [42.6 MB +] Win 7 - 10/Linux/OSx/Android   Freeware

Opera Web Browser is a free web browser that originally started as a research project back in 1995 and today continues to be a fast, safe and secure web browser.

Opera lets you quickly pick up browsing where you left off, across all of your devices. Just sign in to your Opera account to sync browsing data - bookmarks, open tabs, passwords and typed history.

Opera was designed to be fast. Improvements have been made to speed it up on slower computers. For those on a slow internet connection, Opera Turbo can compress pages for faster browsing.

Thousands of extensions make it easy to customize Opera your way. Download the extensions and themes you like directly from Opera's add-ons catalog in the browser. With animated themes, you can bring pages to life.

Searching and navigating the web is easy, with Opera's address and search bar. Pick one of the preinstalled search engines like Google or Yahoo! or pick your favorite search engine. You can also customize keyboard shortcuts and mouse gestures.


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Hiya [Size Varies] Android/IOs   Freeware

Hiya - Caller ID & Block for Android is an easy-to-use call block security app will help block those unwanted texts and calls.

Hiya - Caller ID & Block for Android will allow you to block calls easily, blacklist unwanted phone numbers and SMS text messages, reverse phone search incoming call information and provide you with spam alerts. It uses an extensive database containing hundreds of millions of phone numbers enabling you to depend on it for your blocking needs.

This type of security tool can rid you of pesky and annoying spam calls which in some cases can wind up costing you money if you are not careful. Common sense should prevail, but who hasn't accidentally answered an unknown call only to find out it was a robocall? This free little app will be a second defense line for just that type of occurrence.

Hiya - Caller ID & Block for Android Features:

Caller ID: Take calls from people you want to talk to and from friends not in your phonebook
Call Block / Spam Blocker: Blacklist robocalls and spam, and block telemarketers or scammers by sending them straight to voicemail. Control your privacy with an automatic call blocker that lets you blacklist unwanted numbers
Security: Automatic alerts warn you if an incoming call is a spam call or not. Easily report fraudulent numbers to help inform others
Unknown Callers: Identify unknown callers in real-time
SMS Caller ID: Identify unknown SMS text messages, even if they are not from someone in your contacts
Reverse phone lookup: Perform a reverse phone search on an unknown number to find out if it is spam, fraudulent, or a legitimate caller


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Prey [16.8 MB +] Win XP - Win 10/Linux/OSx/Android   Free and paid versions available

Prey is a useful surveillance tool that lets you keep track of your phone or laptop at all times, and will help you find it if it ever gets lost or stolen. It's lightweight, open source software, and free for anyone to use. And it just works.

Basically, you install a tiny agent in your PC or phone, which silently waits for a remote signal to wake up and work its magic. This signal is sent either from the Internet or through an SMS message and allows you to gather information regarding the device's location, hardware, and network status, and optionally trigger specific actions on it. Next

Prey Features:

100% geolocation aware
- Prey uses either the device's GPS or the nearest WiFi hotspots to triangulate and grab a fix on its location. It's shockingly accurate.
- Wifi auto connect - If enabled, Prey will attempt to hook onto to the nearest open WiFi hotspot when there is no Internet connection.
- Light as a feather - Prey has very few dependencies and doesn't even leave a memory footprint until activated. We care as much as you do.
- Know your enemy - Take a picture of the thief with your laptop's webcam so you know what he looks like and where he's hiding. Substantial evidence.
- Watch their movements - Grab a screenshot of the active session -- if you're lucky you may catch the guy logged into his email or Facebook account!
- Keep your data safe - Hide your Outlook or Thunderbird data and optionally remove your stored passwords, so no one will be able to look into your stuff.
- No unauthorized access -
- Fully lock down your PC, making it unusable unless a specific password is entered.  - The guy won't be able to do a thing!
- Scan your hardware - Get a complete list of your PC's CPU, motherboard, RAM, and BIOS information. Works great when used with Active Mode.
-Full auto updater - Prey can check its current version and automagically fetch and update itself, so you don't need to manually reinstall each time.


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TrueCaller [Size Varies] Android/Windows Phone/IOs   Freeware

TrueCaller is an app for smartphones that shows the user who is calling when they call, even if the caller is not in user's address book. It gives you information about callers who are beyond your address books like marketers and spam callers. It can also block unwanted calls, preventing you from being disturbed with unnecessary call rings. The app is becoming quite popular with dozens of millions of users.

Free version has discrete ad’s
Paid version is ad free at monthly cost of ~ $2.50/yearly ~ $22.00.

Check the App Review https://www.lifewire.com/truecaller-app-4047272 for features and privacy concerns.


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April 2018
This Month's Library Files
Should I Answer? [Size Varies] Android only   Freeware

Should I Answer? for Android is a mobile security application that helps weed out unsolicited, expensive, unwanted or unknown calls as well as other useful features that make it more than just a call blocker.

Should I answer the call? This question comes into the mind of every person who sees an unknown incoming call. Each of us had (or will have) the opportunity to face the unsolicited call, telemarketing campaign, advertisement or some kind of fraud call. How do we find out that the incoming call is harmless and answering it will not cost us tens of minutes of precious time or a significant amount of money? This app aims to ease your mind and allow you to take control of what calls get through and which do not.

Should I Answer? for Android Notification Features:

Displays phone number rating immediately when phone starts ringing
Does not touch or display ratings for your numbers stored in contacts!
Works offline - uses offline rating database (internet connection not needed)
Fast access to detailed phone number information and user reviews
Fast access to write own review

Should I Answer? for Android Optional Blocking Features:

Blocks calls from hidden numbers
Blocks calls to premium rate numbers
Blocks calls to foreign countries
Blocks calls from/to negative rated numbers
Blocks calls from numbers defined on private block list
Can blocks all calls from numbers which are not in contact list!
Never blocks or touch any number from your contact list!


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DirSync Pro [2.8 MB +] Win XP - Win 10/Linux/OSx   Freeware Open Source

DirSync Pro is a small, but powerful utility for folder and file synchronization.

DirSync Pro can be used to synchronize the content of one or many folders recursively. Use DirSync Pro to easily synchronize files from your desktop PC to your USB-stick (/Externa HD/PDA/Notebook, ...). Use this USB-stick (/Externa HD/PDA/Notebook, ...) to synchronize files to another desktop PC.

DirSync Pro has a powerful schedule engine which lets you schedule synchronization tasks on many different ways, minutely, hourly, daily, weekly and monthly. Advanced users may use tons of options available in DirSync Pro to suit the synchronization behavior in details. DirSync Pro has many logging facilities which let you create detailed logs even per job.

DirSync Pro provides a real-time synchronization option which watches the source directory continuously and synchronizes the changes into the destination directory if a file/directory is changed.

Limitations: Requires Java Runtime Environment


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Malwarebytes Anti-Malware [65.5 MB] Win XP - Win 10/OSx/Android   Freemium

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes malware, spyware, and potentially unwanted items like worms, trojans, rootkits, rogues, adware, and more with a clean user interface that should be intuitive to everyone, even a novice.

All you have to do is launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free and run a scan. It's that simple. The program will offer up items to remove and clean them with no charge what-so-ever. Or, if you want even better protection, consider upgrading to Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium. The premium version will not only handle spyware and malware removal but has some additional options for protection including an instant real-time scanner that automatically prevents malware and websites from infecting your PC.

The Premium Malwarebytes Anti-Malware version ($39.99) features:

Real-time protection against malware and other threats
Block hacking and phishing attempts
Schedules automatic scanning
Offers three flexible scan modes

Limitations:14-Day Premium Trial, reverts back to free afterwards.


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