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4 ways to prepare for and fend off DDoS attacks

Distributed Denial of Service events and other cyber-attacks are an unfortunate inevitability of doing business on the Web.

Turn your flash drive into a portable PC survival kit

When web utilities won't work and all hope fails, a properly loaded thumb drive can fix PC hassles in a flash.

How to activate Windows Defender in Windows 8

Microsoft's stock Windows Defender app protects your Windows 8 PC against all sorts of nasties, but OEMs can disable the software to install an antivirus trial. Here's how to turn it back on.

Lock and encode your flash drives with BitLocker to Go encryption in Windows 8

How Windows 8 Professional and Enterprise users should encrypt their external drives—for free.

Beyond antivirus software: Eclectic PC security tools for system-wide audits

Are you doing everything necessary to keep your PC safe? These utilities can fill in the gaps left by traditional antivirus software.

PC security: Your essential software toolbox

Don't fall victim! With these tools, services and tips, you can protect yourself against malware, phishing and theft.

Prepare your business for digital disaster

Whether thieves or tornadoes threaten your company, protecting your assets from utter catastrophe is easier than you think.

Tablet Encryption 101

Thinking about encrypting your Apple or Android tablet? The process can be daunting, but here's how to do it.

How to Protect Your Artistic Works With a Creative Commons License

These alternative licenses improve on existing copyright law by enabling content owners to promote the sharing and dissemination of their works.

Minimize Your Exposure to Email Spoofing

Did someone really hijack your email address to mass-mail spam messages? Not necessarily. Here's what might have happened.

How To Secure Your BIOS

You’ve password-protected your computer, but it remains vulnerable to mischief until you’ve done the same for your BIOS.

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Malicious Web Apps: How to Spot Them, How to Beat Them

These days, a Web app can be malware. Here’s what you need to know about this emerging threat, and what to watch for.

Secure Your Home or Office Wi-Fi

Security holes leave even a password-protected Wi-Fi network vulnerable to hacking. Here’s how to defend yours.

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