Charles RipleyPCWorld

What's in your Facebook Activity Log?

The Facebook Activity log lets you see what you've said, liked, or shared on the social network — and soon it will also contain your search history.


Why locking your mobile device with a fingerprint is a great idea

One of the rumors leading into the Apple iPhone 5 event today is that the new smartphone will incorporate fingerprint scanning technology.

If you don't really need Java, get rid of it

Oracle patched Java to defend against attacks in the wild, but the patch contains flaws that open Java up to different threats.

'Project HellFire' Demonstrates Need for Stronger Passwords

Latest attack compromises more than a million records

Turn tablet time into learning time with fun apps

If your kids love using tablets to play games, it's easy to sneak in some educational content without ruining the fun.

Beware: Adobe Flash Is Under Siege!

Time to get your guard up. Attackers are targeting both the traditional Adobe Flash application, and the recently pulled Flash for Android mobile app.

Pirated Android Apps Are Only Part of the Problem

The DOJ has shut down sites accused of distributing pirated Android apps, but there are worse things you can download from third-party app stores.