Don't-Miss Security Stories
Only need VPN-like protection for your browser and not your whole desktop? Check out TunnelBear for Chrome and Chrome OS.
You delete a file, then empty the recycle bin. But the contents of that file remains on your drive. Here's what to do about that.
A helping of essential tips from the company's own lead security engineer, Adrian Ludwig.
Want a copy of your personal Google search history for your very own? Now you can export and download it, though it's in a funky file format.
Maybe there's weird activity on your home network. Maybe your ISP's asking about illegal online dealings. That's when you need to check your IP address.
Making your home smart could also make it insecure. We'll show you how to avoid the most common pitfalls.
Planning a trip overseas with your laptop? These precautions will help with smooth sailing.
You may or may not be able to recover your stolen laptop, but the precautions you take beforehand can put the odds in your favor.
Lenovo has been preloading new consumer PCs with Superfish adware that injects ads and hijacks the secure HTTPS encryption of every site you visit. Eradicating the threat isn't easy, but here's how, complete with a new automated tool.
If you have an Android 5.0 Lollipop phone, Smart Lock eliminates the need to re-type your password every time you want to fire up your Chromebook.
Let your face be your password! Would that be your passface? Faceword?
Bad people stalk the social network. Here's what you need to do if someone continually gives you trouble.
Choosing the right VPN for you is hard enough. Why make it harder by having to muck about with network settings?
Protect and clear your data—and then sell, donate, or recycle your old phone.
When you take your laptop to a library or café, you take a risk. But if you know what you're doing, you can minimize that risk.