Don't-Miss Security Stories
Close the hole used by Chinese hackers. Plus: An essential Adobe update.
Theft by hacking is now the top cause of companies’ reported data losses, but a few steps can mitigate the damage.
Whether on a USB drive, an external hard drive, or a mobile phone, data is going out the door--but what if the device is lost?
Jeremy Sutherland asked if it’s really a good idea to supplement your regular antivirus program with another one
Robert Pepe wants to know if XP will still be safe after Microsoft ends support in 2014
Danw12321 asked the Answer Line forum if it’s safe to work while scanning for malware
Ruption18 asked the Answer Line forum what regular chores will keep his PC healthy
Shermlindcastle asked the Answer Line forum why his PC occasionally slows down to a crawl
Dwight Schoffer wants to know the downside of backing his data to a flash drive, then deleting it from his hard drive
Alex Diluzio wants a say in when those annoying User Account Control messages pop up
Antivirus software and a firewall alone can't guarantee your safety. Here's how to foil the latest crop of sneaky attacks and nefarious attempts to steal your data.
Before venturing into the wilds of the Internet, makes sure to lock down your new system. Fortunately, all you need is a router and Microsoft's own tools.