PrivacyScan

Developer: SecureMac.com, Inc.

Current Version: 1.9.3

Last Updated: 8 months ago

Download Size: 2.6 MB - Download

Description:

◆◆◆ Awarded Macworld | iWorld Best of Show by Macworld UK Magazine ◆◆◆

Securely erase those pesky files that violate your privacy by allowing people to see where you were surfing and what you were doing on your computer. Safely and securely destroy Internet files used for tracking your whereabouts such as cache files, browsing history, cookies, flash cookies and temporary files to clean your Mac and save space while stopping snoopers from spying on your system.

Macworld 2013 Award Nominee

Mac Gem -- Macworld GemFest 2012

Editor's Choice Award -- Macworld UK

5/5 -- Macworld UK

5/5 -- Macworld AU


With PrivacyScan, you can rest assured that your tracks remain covered, your private information remains private, and deleted items stay that way. The secure shredding offered within PrivacyScan goes above and beyond United States Department of Defense (DoD) deletion standards by overwriting files with up to 35 passes to ensure complete deletion of sensitive data.

PrivacyScan works with many media, Internet, and popular apps such as web browsers, to scan for potential privacy threats and offer removal options to help protect your privacy and cleanse your system to save disk space.

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Release Notes:

• Fixed a bug where Chrome Browsing History wasn’t being fully cleaned in certain situations
• Fixed a bug where Chrome Sync Alert would continue to appear even if sync had already been disabled
• User interface updates and improvements

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Most Helpful Reviews

5/5
Version 1.7
Review by David in Missouri

I Love my iMac - Privacy Scan does what it advertises to do…More. I wish I had found this product sooner. I use it everytime I am on the Web. I have told several people about it, they also think its Great also, you will too. I can’t rate it high enough. It takes all of the other stuff off of your computer that you did not know the web sites were putting on your computer while you were on their site. First time I used Privacy Scan, it cleaned over 1 GB of unwanted material off my hard drive. What else can I say?

Found helpful by 24 out of 24 people
1/5
Version 1.7
Review by LinkerX

Do not waste your money - Many apps can do what this app does for free.

Found helpful by 6 out of 11 people

More Reviews for Current Version

5/5
Version 1.9.3
Review by Deepseacmod

Finally……an App that does exactly what it says - These days you cant seem to buy anything thats works like advertised, much less work at all. So much garbage in the “app store”. Ever since I bought this app, it has worked perfectly. No problems at ALL…….That being said, 5 stars hands down. It does what it says, and customer / tech support is there if you need it. Thank You for a job well done. CD

Found helpful by 3 out of 3 people
5/5
Version 1.9.3
Review by themajic

Fantastic tool - Great program! Works very well.

Found helpful by 2 out of 3 people
5/5
Version 1.9.3
Review by Waldo2

Simply the best - None better!

Found helpful by 2 out of 3 people
5/5
Version 1.9.3
Review by SPBinc

Cookie Removal - Safari and ElCapitan on an iMac. I started to get cookies that would repopulate after clearing website data in Preferences. The cookies would come back immediately without me revisiting the website. Two of the cookies were rei.com and abt.com, underneath them was the word database. This program deleted the cookies and they did not return. Safari appears to be running fine at this point.

Found helpful by 2 out of 3 people
4/5
Version 1.9.3
Review by Beazm

So simple to use - App is simple to use. Gets the job done quickly and smoothly.

Found helpful by 2 out of 3 people
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