Manage music, photos, video, podcasts, and more with this full-featured, standalone iPod utility.
Watch any video file--even broken ones--without having to hunt for codecs.
The BlackArmor encrypted hard drive is tops for its intuitive out-of-the-box experience, good utilities bundle, and reasonable price.
Lenovo's cool, capable, and encrypted data-sharing device will appeal to business users and techies alike.
Kingston's encrypted drive provides ultimate data protection in a portable flash model, but for a steep price.
The solid, relatively inexpensive d2 Safe is one of the few encrypted hard drives suitable for both Macs and PCs.
The touch-screen controls on the Data Locker Pro encrypted drive look like a gimmick, but they make common tasks far easier.
The Aegis Bio encrypted hard drive has a fingerprint scanner and software that secures both the drive and the contents of your PC.
Apricorn's Aegis Vault encrypted hard drive sports a convenient built-in USB cable.
The SanDisk Cruzer Contour U3 flash drive can take a licking and still maintain your data, but it lacks high-end encryption.
In the war against lost or stolen information, these secure, portable drives are the special forces.
Microsoft's Remove Hidden Data tool makes sure that no embarrassing comments are left in your older Microsoft Office documents. For Office 2007, use the Document Inspector command to vet your metadata. Also: NASA tells you how to make sure blacked out info in electronic documents remains unavailable.
If you use a social network, a Web browser, a public computer, or a cell phone, beware: Your PC, your bank account, and your personal privacy are at risk. Here are 17 common threats, with fixes for each one.
To protect your browsing history, try the free Private Browsing feature in Apple's Safai or the Distrust add-on for Firefox. For complete anonymity, try the fee-based Anonymizer or the free Tor.