The folks at F-Secure make an excellent non permissions required app for Android based phones that I recommend you run on your phone.
The new app has some nice new feedback features and an improved UI.
The MVPS HOSTS file was recently updated [February-09-2014]
Download: hosts.zip (133 kb)
How To: Download and Extract the HOSTS file
HOSTS File – Frequently Asked Questions
Note: the “text” version makes a great resource for determining possible unwanted connections …
»winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.txt (506 kb)
Get notified when the MVPS HOSTS file is updated
The folks at Ars Technica are warning “Microsoft is aware of targeted attacks against Internet Explorer, currently targeting customers using Internet Explorer 10,” a spokeswoman wrote in a statement e-mailed Thursday. “We are investigating and we will take action to help protect customers.”
An nice new Firefox plug-in that I’ve been liking
The folks at TechSmith have released Snagit version 11.4.1
To check for an update, open Snagit and click Help > Check for Upgrade