Don't-Miss Security Stories
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.
Hackers can exploit email to hack into your work accounts. But these simple techniques can help protect your email account and company data.
Did an infection seemingly wipe out all your icons, programs, and data? Fear not: They might just be hidden. Here's how to restore them.
E-signatures are easier than ever to make, thanks to Adobe Reader and other services. Best of all, you can say farewell to that dusty fax machine forever.
Malware infected Jazzy007's PC, and his data disappeared. He asked the Answer Line forum for help.
Skimmers could steal your financial information at the ATM—or even at your local supermarket. Here's how to protect yourself.
John asked if he and his neighbor could share one Internet access account
You still need to keep data security in mind when playing games online, as recent incidents have shown. To that end, here are some safeguards you can take.
Knowing these terms won’t make you a security expert—but they’ll provide a good head start on the jargon.
Mashoreen asked the Answer Line forum why taskhost.exe--usually a small background application--was consuming 50-percent of his CPU.