Welcome to VulnDetect the alternative to the Secunia PSI which will "die" on 20th April 2018
I definitely agree with @DefencePlus Secunia PSI Version 2 was the best. It gave you all the information there. No need to dig further. It was intuitive. Version 3 felt like it was under a blanket and you had to lift up the blanket to find out more detailed information. And it never seemed to give you as much as Version 2. So if VulnDetect tries to emulate the best it should try to emulate Version 2 of Secunia PSI. I hope you are successful at this project. Sepecially End of Life info as PSI gave.
I think that Secunia PSI version 2 was just about perfect bringing you the updates that were critical and end of life and then it was for you to decide to uninstall or install them or have the updates downloaded automatically. If you are able to get your program anywhere near that you are on to a winner and will have plenty of support and followers
Something that I forgot to mention was the Icon in the taskbar green when all was okay and red when attention was needed that is a good feature
This is the thread we update regularly, with information about the state of the VD:
It seems the PSI is now EoL. The user interface of the PSI no longer loads.
Rest assured, VulnDetect will become a viable alternative, and we are committed to providing a free version, for personal use.
Stay tuned and RIP Secunia.
PSI user for years I liked the continuous update of recognized apps and eventually to keep out of scan dead apps.
As many others, I hated the splash screen
I did not used the update feature as most of the times it did not work as "run as".
One thing missing is to have some control on the schedule of scans.
Hope this helps.
Because many nasty and/or unwanted programs are installed through vulnerabilities in out-dated & unsecure programs, Secunia PSI's scan for vulnerable programs was most useful so that it could be decided whether to install updates or uninstall end-of-life programs. It was easy to know whether all was ok by having the icon green or red. Best wishes in your project!
Attempted install on Win 7 Error activating agent: The connection with the server has been terminated.
Please send me the log "c:\windows\secteer.log" via tom [at] vulndetect [dot] com. And I will get back to you later.