The Glitch - A Friend in Computing

The Glitch was conceived during 2004, and started out simply as a site to assist people with computer problems. Today the site has grown considerably and has become a one-stop shop for many aspects of modern computing and communication


This section lists software to encrypt information, securely erase files and filter and control internet usage.



See Below  ENCRYPTION  See Below


Rohos Mini Drive



Windows 2000 or Above

Mini Drive

  Rohos Mini Drive creates a hidden and encrypted partition on any USB flash drive memory stick. You can then work with the files on this hidden partition as normal, you don't have to open a special program before hand.

Those who have megabytes of sensitive files on their USB drive and are serious about data security should not hesitate to use this tool.

For more information










Windows XP or Above


  TrueCrypt is a software system for establishing and maintaining an on-the-fly-encrypted volume (data storage device). On-the-fly encryption means that data are automatically encrypted or decrypted right before they are loaded or saved, without any user intervention. No data stored on an encrypted volume can be read (decrypted) without using the correct password/keyfile(s) or correct encryption keys. Entire file system is encrypted (e.g., file names, folder names, contents of every file, free space, meta data, etc).

For more information




SafeSpace Free Edition




Windows XP or above

Free Edition

  SafeSpace eliminates the problem of malware by creating a secure barrier between your computer and the internet, protecting you and your personal information against known and unknown malware threats. SafeSpace isolates internet facing applications in a virtual sandbox, which protects your system files and settings from unwanted changes, and blocks unauthorized access to your private files and data

Free for Home use.

For more information



K9 Web Protection


Windows 2000 or Above

K9 Web

   K9 Web Protection is a  free Internet filtering and control solution for the home. K9 puts YOU in control of the Internet so you can protect your kids.

Free for Home use.


For more information



Access Manager


All Versions of Windows Supported


  Access Manager is a FREE software solution that keeps all your passwords in one, simple to use list.  It offers fast, easy and secure password management.

One 'Master Password' is all that is needed to access all your passwords and private information.

For more information




All Versions of Windows Supported

Password Safe

   KeePass is a free/open-source password manager or safe which helps you to manage your passwords in a secure way. You can put all your passwords in one database, which is locked with one master key or a key-disk. So you only have to remember one single master password or insert the key-disk to unlock the whole database. The databases are encrypted using the best and most secure encryption algorithms currently known (AES and Twofish).

For more information




HD Eraser


All Versions of Windows Supported


   Eraser is an advanced security tool which allows you to completely remove sensitive data from your hard drive by overwriting it several times with carefully selected patterns.

Files that are erased using this program can not be recovered using undelete or any other recovery software.


For more information


Disk Cleaner


All Versions of Windows Supported


  Disk Cleaner is a free open source tool to quickly and easily clean your hard disk from temporary files like those in the system temporary folder, the Internet Explorer Cache and Cookies folder, and the Recycle Bin.

For more information




All Versions of Windows Supported


   CCleaner is a freeware system optimization and privacy tool. It removes unused files from your system - allowing Windows to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space. It also cleans traces of your online activities such as your Internet history. But the best part is that it's fast

For more information

See Below  ANALYSERS  See Below


McAfee VIDigger






VMWare Environment

New ProgramMcAfee

(VMware Analyzer)

   VIDigger is a tool designed to help VMware Virtual Infrastructure administrators harden their environment. Though the core technology of VMware is designed to be secure, there are many configuration settings and deployment considerations that can severely impact the overall security of the deployed Virtual Infrastructure. VIDigger is designed to help administrators check the configuration of ESX server and the virtual machines hosted on ESX server against the VMware Infrastructure Hardening guide and other best practices.

For more information


Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer


Windows 2000 and Above


(Windows Analyzer)

   Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) is an easy-to-use tool designed for the IT professional that helps small- and medium-sized businesses determine their security state in accordance with Microsoft security recommendations and offers specific remediation guidance. Improve your security management process by using MBSA to detect common security misconfigurations and missing security updates on your computer systems.

Listed prices are correct at date of publication but are subject to availability or change without notice


Software purchased can not normally be returned or refunded for any reason.

All images and trademarks remain the property of their respective owners


Be Safe Online

Use a firewall

Keep anti-virus software updated

Get latest Windows updates

Use anti-spyware software

Protection Against

Never give out personal info

Type URLs don't follow links

Check site is using encryption


Designed to be viewed at 1024x768 minimum