Robert VamosiPCWorld

How Hacktivism Affects Us All

Caught up in protests, young social activists are committing online crime.

A Hidden Security Threat: Beware the Office Multifunction Printer

You may not think of a printer as being a major security threat, but researchers have found easy methods that hackers can use to gain access to your data.

Protect Your Online Privacy (Without Reading All the Fine Print)

Before signing up for a new social network service or downloading that new application on your phone, read these privacy suggestions first.

How to Mine Customer Data the Right Way

Data mining can help you unearth hidden information about what your customers want--but you should avoid becoming a pariah or being singled out by the media for privacy violations. Here are the right methods to build a loyal customer following.

Security Software: Testing in the Real Wild World

Our tests of security software now includes real-world malware blocking.

Battle of the Security Superpowers

We tested the 10 top security packages to see which ones can protect your data without overburdening your PC. Here are the exclusive rankings from the PCWorld Labs.

Keep Your Credit Cards Safe From Skimmers

Credit card skimming is a major threat to credit and debit card users. Here's what you need to know about this increasingly common form of financial fraud.