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Digital Signatures Let You Ditch That Old Fax Machine

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.

How to Keep Your PC Safe With Sandboxing

Setting up your PC to run important apps in a sandbox can help you avoid malware infections. Here's how to do it.

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Malware Destroyed My Data

Malware infected Jazzy007's PC, and his data disappeared. He asked the Answer Line forum for help.

Anatomy of an ATM Skimmer Scam

Skimmers could steal your financial information at the ATM—or even at your local supermarket. Here's how to protect yourself.

Can My Neighbor and I Share an Internet Connection?

John asked if he and his neighbor could share one Internet access account

Play Hard, Stay Safe

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.

Do You Speak Securitese? Five Security Terms You Should Know

Knowing these terms won’t make you a security expert—but they’ll provide a good head start on the jargon.

Why is Taskhost Consuming So Much of My CPU?

Mashoreen asked the Answer Line forum why taskhost.exe--usually a small background application--was consuming 50-percent of his CPU.

7 Ways to Protect Your Printers

Although it may be unlikely for a hacker to set a printer on fire remotely, printing security is too easily forgotten. Here's how you can make your print environment more secure.

How to Lock Down Your Wireless Network

Securing your wireless network is a simple process that costs nothing and could save you from a disastrous network breach down the road.

How Safe is WPA2-Secured WiFi?

Darryl Boyett asked if his home WiFi connection, which uses WPA2 protection, is safe enough for online banking

How to Remove Malware From Your Windows PC

Has a malware infection taken your PC hostage? Here's how to clean it out and restore your PC to a pristine state.

How To Lock Down Your Wireless Network

Securing your wireless network is a simple process that costs nothing and could save you from a disastrous network breach down the road.