Don't-Miss Security Stories
Google's almost ubiquitous email client doesn't guarantee that your email will be private, or that your account won't be hacked. But the right precautions can give you reasonable protection.
We all make mistakes. Here's what you need to do after realizing that you have been had, and keep those mistakes from costing you.
The XSS Hole in TweetDeck is more than a nuisance. If you're a user of the popular Twitter client, here's how to protect yourself, step by step.
Your Internet service provider knows an awful lot about you. But when you’re on Facebook, your ISP is the least of your privacy worries.
Now that TrueCrypt is seemingly gone, here's how to get started with BitLocker, the encryption tool Microsoft built right into many versions of Windows.
A new app lets you generate two-factor authentication codes on your desktop PC. Here's how it works.
Hitting 'delete' is just the beginning. Depending on the type of storage and the sensitivity of the information, there are other things you need to do to make sure your deleted files are gone for good.
Out of the blue, someone calls and tells you your computer is infected or has a problem. Maybe they claim to be from Microsoft. Here’s what you should do.
Remove individual sites or pages from your history rather than all of it. We'll show you how in this video tip.
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.