Snuffleupagus

by fr33tux
We're dealing with PHP code for most of ToolsLib services, which means that despite the efforts in writing a secure code we still have to regularly mitigate regular CVE found in PHP components. While we have been very reactive to apply fixes, it's better if we can take pro-active measures.
Snuffleupagus has proved to be a very valuable tool so far. Its integration is a major improvement for the security of all the services that we provide, and we deeply care to keep our data safe, especially the one of our users who trust us millions times each month.

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ToolsLib switches to Minio for scale and performance

ToolsLib recently switched to a brand new dashboard. However, behind the scenes, there was another switch happening. We used block based filesystem for underlying storage. However, as we grew, the filesystem was proving difficult to scale.
So, we were looking to move from block based storage to an object store system, when we found Minio. After initial analysis, Minio looked perfect for our requirements and we switched to Minio.

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Welcome to the new dashboard!

As the number of hosted software is increasing a more advanced management system was needed. During the past year we've studied the usage that are made not only on ToolsLib but on several other platforms, and following our conclusions we have published our new branded dashboard.

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Goodbye 2016, welcome 2017

by fr33tux
2016 has seen a lot of underlying changes on ToolsLib. Most of them were improvements to the current services, but we've also prepared the path towards all the new features that will appear in 2017.

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AdwCleaner v6.020

by fr33tux
AdwCleaner v6.020 has been published a few minutes ago. It brings a few interesting changes, optimizations bugfixes and detections.

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A quick look at a Russian AdwCleaner fake website

by fr33tux
I have been warned about a potentially malicious website which was distributing AdwCleaner in a archive, along with other software. I was quite intrigued so I decided to take a look.

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AdwCleaner v6.010

by fr33tux
AdwCleaner v6.010 has been published a few minutes ago. It's mostly a maintenance release, with a lot of improvements in stability and translations since the v6.000.

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Say hello to some completely (useless) awesome avatars!

Some of you might have noticed the arrival of distinct avatars on a few messages on our forum. That's right, you're not missing something here, we've implemented a new little feature that let's you choose between a hundred of specific avatars.

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AdwCleaner 6.000

by fr33tux
Hello there, its been a while since our last blog post about AdwCleaner. The reason is simple: the new release of AdwCleaner, v6.000, is now available for everyone on the official download page!
Thanks to the new code base, it’s considered as a major release which brings countless improvements, bug fixes, and new features. Here are a few important ones:

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AdwCleaner 5.201

by fr33tux
AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for : Adware (ads software), PUP/LPI (Potentially Undesirable Program), Toolbars, Hijacker (Hijack of the browser's homepage).. The 5.201 release is out with updated detections and translations.

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