Don't-Miss Security Stories
These days, a Web app can be malware. Here’s what you need to know about this emerging threat, and what to watch for.
Need an easy way to generate and manage your passwords? Here's a simple trick that requires no special software.
Follow our guide to safeguard your laptop, as well as the data that resides on it.
Not all hackers do evil work. Here's what you need to know to use your hacking skills to do good.
Blocking all users of a Windows PC from opening certain websites--no matter what browser they use or what time of day they are online--is easy if you follow this guide to tweaking your browser and router.
AzharIqbal asked the Other Hardware forum how to see who else is using his computer.
Ronald Albaitis tried opening a file and got a warning that it contained "macros." He asked me what they are and whether he should be concerned.
Is a spammer just trying to use your site to boost their own web presence? Here's how to recognize a comment on your blog or website as spam, and how to stem the flow.
Here's what to do with a link that looks suspicious.
Concerned about your private data in the wake of a big hack? The PwnedList website helps you find out if your online accounts were leaked during a data breach.
Can't quite clean the malware from your PC? You might be the victim of a rootkit. Kaspersky's free utility should help.
Though shelved for now, if legislation like SOPA and the PROTECT IP Act ever passes, it may require your ISP to start monitoring your online activity with deep packet inspection software. Make sure you understand how it works, and how you can fight back.