Editors' Choice: Security Suites

PC Magazine
September 1, 1999


The Internet is not a danger zone, but you do need to take steps to safeguard your PC and your privacy. Of the products we tested, these four tools offer the best personal protection.


Password Safe 1.7

Counterpane Systems' Password Safe is an easy, secure, and free solution to the password problem. Password Safe locks all of your user names and passwords in a vault and encrypts them using the strong Blowfish algorithm for maximum protection.

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