Don't-Miss Security Stories
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.
Don't negotiate with e-terrorists. Be a hero and rescue your hostage PC.
Make sure you don't get hacked, never lose an image, always have a backup, and keep your online profiles in tip-top, non-embarrassing shape.
Microsoft's investigating an exploit at the kernel level that could give admin rights to an industrious hacker.
Unused applications can be vulnerable to security breaches. Clean them out before they cause trouble, and jettison older data files while you're at it.