Don't-Miss Security Stories
Did someone really hijack your email address to mass-mail spam messages? Not necessarily. Here's what might have happened.
Now available for all browsers, this handy tool alerts you when you visit a bogus or compromised e-commerce site.
C. Corder asked if it's safe to open an email that landed in the spam folder
Your laptop could be stolen at the airport, in your hotel, or when you're walking down a street. A few precautions should provide protection.
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.