Don't-Miss Security Stories
Victor Rodriguez wants to know why law enforcement agencies can’t stop the criminals infecting our PCs
LaTonya Powell asked if online backup is really secure
Facebook's updated privacy settings give you more control over your information with less work.
Dwma needs to return a dead hard drive to the manufacturer. Is there a way to first remove sensitive data?
Here are some considerations to keep in mind when choosing security apps.
Use image-editing software and Websites to turn your digital photos into handcrafted greeting cards and other holiday gifts.
Here's how to safeguard your identity and your personal data in the age of the social Web.
When Dick McGraw checks Windows Update, he wonders which patches he should download and install
Lonerlady asked the Answer Line forum about this very insistent program
If you're handy with a glue stick, you can put an unused 3.5-inch disk to good use as a "fake rock."
Belialxyn asked the Answer Line forum how to retrieve encrypted files after reinstalling Windows
Botnets are big, bad, and widespread -- but if your system is infected, you can take several simple steps to clean it and stay safe.
Recover data using the freezer and Frisbee tricks and more.
Plus: Close serious holes in Office, Reader, Shockwave, and Firefox.