Don't-Miss Security Stories

Download the Latest Security Tools to Your Flash Drive with SSDownload

Talk about convenient! With this open-source gem on your flash drive, you can quickly and easily download all the latest versions of your favorite rescue utilities.

Cleaning Malware: Slave Drive or Bootable CD?

Kent asked the Antivirus & Security Software for the safest way to scan and clean an infected PC's hard drive

One Easy Way to Keep Neighbors From Stealing Your Wi-Fi

What's in a name? When it comes to keeping cheapskate neighbors from pilfering your Wi-Fi, everything.

Password Management: Idiot-Proof Tips

Only an alphanumeric string stands between a hacker and your bank account. Here's how to make sure your passwords are safe.

Mobile Malware Reality Check

Smartphone malware isn’t yet as big a threat as you might think, but it’s coming. Here are some tips to help you avoid it.


How Dangerous is Web Surfing?

Samantha asked about the likelihood of a web site infecting her PC, and whether certain types of web sites are more dangerous than others

How to Achieve No Fuss Antivirus

We show you the lazy way to protect your PC from viruses.

Recover a Stolen Laptop with Free LockItTight

Laptops get stolen every day. If you want to increase the chances of recovering yours without paying a monthly service charge, this service can help.

How to Set Google+ Privacy Settings

For years, rumors have circulated that Facebook’s privacy blunders would cause a mass exodus, and some users say they feel safer using Google+. Elsa Wenzel shows you how to modify settings and keep your profile private.


Google+ Updates Privacy Tools for All Users

Locking down a Google+ profile is available to any user of Google's social media field trial. Here's how to proceed.


Tips for a Malware-Free Android Smartphone

With mobile malware on the rise, you can never be too careful with your device and your personal data.

Did Facebook Give me a Virus?

QueenPendragon received a very scary message from Facebook

How to Check Your Credit Report Each Year

Detect identity theft as early as possible by regularly requesting a free credit report.