Don't-Miss Security Stories

Online Privacy: How to Block Google Ads and Adjust Your Settings

Sometimes the ads that appear in your Google search results or in Gmail are a bit of a mystery.

5 Things You Need to Know About Android Phones

Android phones are in high demand by workers, but they lack key security features. Here's how to make sure Android phones are used safely in your company.

How To Encrypt Your Smartphone

Protect your photos, text messages, and other private data from prying eyes with these simple tips.

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Will One Antivirus Program Take Care of Your Security Needs?

Bvs1216 uses Microsoft Security Essentials. He asked the Answer Line forum if he needs to supplement it with additional protection.

Improve Your Productivity With the Web

Many of us rely on the Internet to get things done. Here are some tips and services to help you work smarter and more productively on the Web.

Must I Give Up XP?

Spiderowych asked the Windows forum if he must upgrade from XP to Windows 7

How to Recover a Lost Phone, Tablet, or Laptop

These terrific tools and tips can rescue your wayward mobile devices and keep your personal data from falling into the wrong hands.

Turn a PC Off or Leave It On?

Atrrocket asked if it's best to shut off a PC every night or leave it on

Watch Out for Rogues

MikeWik's PC got infected with rogue malware. He asked the Antivirus & Security Software forum for help.

Reader Q&A: Gmail Without Web Access, Too Much Security

Readers ask if they can access Webmail without an Internet connection, and whether using multiple security apps is a problem--the answers are yes and yes.

Don't Overload Your PC with Security Software

Too many security programs can slow down your PC and actually cause security problems. A better bet: stick with a minimal set of utilities.

Is It Really Necessary To Logout of Web Sites?

Keith Stanley wants to know if he should logout of Web sites that require a login

Reader Feedback: Taskbar Tip, Gmail Management, Antivirus Help

Readers ask for help on managing Gmail messages and speeding up antivirus scans--plus offer a quick way to pin folders to the Windows taskbar.