Don't-Miss Security Stories
We all have files that we'd rather not share with hackers and thieves (and maybe even our spouses). Here's how to put them in a place where no one else can open them.
Just because they're your friends doesn't mean they won't totally troll your Facebook if given the chance.
If you've got a problem with your PC. The Microsoft Store may be able to fix it for you for free.
The 'Shellshock' Bash shell bug is a big deal, but it's relatively easy to keep your home PC safe.
You can't always count on your spam filter to keep you safe. For those times, it pays to keep your scam sleuthing skills sharp.
You need a password manager; it's as important as antivirus. KeePass can do the job on all of your devices.
When online services lack privacy controls, you can roll your own using near military-grade encryption.
You use Google's security tools to protect your Gmail account in your browser. Here's how to use them with applications and devices.
Our email clients filter them out. We know all of their tricks. Yet the spam keeps coming. Here's why.
When you delete a file in Windows, you're just removing the pointer. The data is still there. Here's how to make sure that data is gone, baby, gone.
It's not just dissidents looking for anoymous email, but everyday people who'd rather not reveal their true identity.
Chances are you don't have to encrypt your entire hard drive. But you need to know what files to encrypt.
Google's almost ubiquitous email client doesn't guarantee that your email will be private, or that your account won't be hacked. But the right precautions can give you reasonable protection.