In this section, we offer some interesting tools related to network security. We highly recommend that you try these applications. Please check their developers' websites for more OS support.

Angry IP

Very lightweight, allows to quickly scan a range of IP addresses. Runs as a stand-alone program on a user's computer. Available for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux. Developers website: http://www.angryip.org/ Filesize: 1.17 MB

BroadbandTuner

BroadbandTuner is an official Apple tool which allows to tweak and improve speed on Mac OS devices. Filesize: 192 kB

BrowserMob

This small Windows/Mac/Linux (Java) program will allow you to find the fastest DNS server available to you, in case you have issues with Google or ComodoDNS servers, our recommendations. Filesize: 586 kB

Evid + TCPPatch + Universal

This package contains small Windows tools (TCP-Z, Universal TCP/IP Patch, EvID (LvlLord Patch), TCP Patch) to deactivation halfopen limit and improve speeds. Filesize: 127 kB

IP Binding Scripts for Mac OS X

IP binding shell scripts and commands, interacting with Mac OS X Firewall to use VPN only as Internet source. Filesize: 877 B

NameBench

This small Windows program will allow you to find the fastest DNS server available to you, in case you have issues with Google or ComodoDNS servers, our recommendations. Filesize: 4.98 MB

Nmap

Scans an individual IP address or multiple addresses, reports on open ports, interesting information and the likely type of device/operating system. Has both a GUI and Command Line interface. Runs as a stand-alone program on a user's computer. Available for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux. Developers website: http://nmap.org Filesize: 24.9 MB

Obfsproxy for Windows (binary)

This tool, developed by the TOR Project, allows you to scramble your traffic in order to make OpenVPN completely unidentifiable. Filesize: 899 kB

Obfsproxy for Windows (installer)

This tool, developed by the TOR Project, allows you to scramble your traffic in order to make OpenVPN completely unidentifiable. Filesize: 1.12 MB

TCPDump

This application is a powerful command-line packet analyzer. Filesize: 1.05 MB

TCPOptimizer

TCPOptimizer is a small Windows application that allows to tweak your system for enable better speeds. Filesize: 644 kB

TCPView

TCPView is a Windows program that will show you detailed listings of all TCP and UDP endpoints on your system, including the local and remote addresses and state of TCP connections. Filesize: 285 kB

VPNetMon

VPNetMon monitors your VPN connection and simply closes the application of your choice when the VPN connection is down. If closing the application is not possible it will kill the application process the hard way. Filesize: 571 kB

WireShark

De-facto packet analyzer, captures packets of standard ethernet, PPP and VPN interfaces. Runs as a stand-alone program on a user's computer. Available for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux. Developers website: http://www.wireshark.org Filesize: 20 MB