Don't-Miss Security Stories
Here’s how to give crooks, corporations, and governments the slip while you search the web.
You should back up all of your data files and encrypt the sensitive ones that you don’t want other people to read. But that doesn’t mean you have to encrypt the backup.
That adorable picture of a cute kitten may contain claws. Here's how photos on the Internet can infect your PC.
Anything that makes Flash safer is good. In this case, a known exploit makes the update well worth your time.
A seemingly quiet Patch Tuesday lumps a bucket of browser vulnerabilities into one, big item. Windows and Silverlight bugs are also squashed.
You need a visible IP address to surf the web, but you can manage some of that visibility to protect your privacy. Here's how.
There's no real fix for this malware yet, but you can thwart it by keeping a specific setting disabled.
If you can't cut the Windows XP cord completely, here's how to keep your computer as safe as possible once security patches go buh-bye.
Given enough time and computing power, a brute force attack can theoretically crack any password. But is that a real threat to Internet accounts?
Shady download sites. Fake error warnings. Phishing, so much phishing. Avoid these dangers with a good security suite and an abundance of caution.
A hidden feature in Gmail can tell you if someone's been rummaging through your love letters. Here's where to find it.
Your Internet connection could be slow for many reasons, but you can rule out local Wi-Fi thieves by employing strong passwords and a few other strategies.
Today’s malware can hold your precious files hostage and demand a ransom. Here’s how to get those files back.