Don't-Miss Security Stories
If you can't cut the Windows XP cord completely, here's how to keep your computer as safe as possible once security patches go buh-bye.
Given enough time and computing power, a brute force attack can theoretically crack any password. But is that a real threat to Internet accounts?
Shady download sites. Fake error warnings. Phishing, so much phishing. Avoid these dangers with a good security suite and an abundance of caution.
A hidden feature in Gmail can tell you if someone's been rummaging through your love letters. Here's where to find it.
Your Internet connection could be slow for many reasons, but you can rule out local Wi-Fi thieves by employing strong passwords and a few other strategies.
Today’s malware can hold your precious files hostage and demand a ransom. Here’s how to get those files back.
Don't negotiate with e-terrorists. Be a hero and rescue your hostage PC.
Make sure you don't get hacked, never lose an image, always have a backup, and keep your online profiles in tip-top, non-embarrassing shape.
Microsoft's investigating an exploit at the kernel level that could give admin rights to an industrious hacker.
Unused applications can be vulnerable to security breaches. Clean them out before they cause trouble, and jettison older data files while you're at it.
Susan Taylor worries that password managers may not be sufficiently secure. "What if the password manager company is hacked?"
PCs make great travel companions, but you need to treat them right.
A fix stops Java from disabling itself, and iTunes for Windows and Internet Explorer get some security tweaks.
Why log in once when you can log in twice? Two-factor authentication can give you some added protection, and it's fairly easy to set up.
Adding extra security to your PayPal account is quick and easy. We'll show you how to do it.