Don't-Miss Security Stories
Your Internet connection could be slow for many reasons, but you can rule out local Wi-Fi thieves by employing strong passwords and a few other strategies.
Today’s malware can hold your precious files hostage and demand a ransom. Here’s how to get those files back.
Don't negotiate with e-terrorists. Be a hero and rescue your hostage PC.
Make sure you don't get hacked, never lose an image, always have a backup, and keep your online profiles in tip-top, non-embarrassing shape.
Microsoft's investigating an exploit at the kernel level that could give admin rights to an industrious hacker.
Unused applications can be vulnerable to security breaches. Clean them out before they cause trouble, and jettison older data files while you're at it.
Susan Taylor worries that password managers may not be sufficiently secure. "What if the password manager company is hacked?"
PCs make great travel companions, but you need to treat them right.
A fix stops Java from disabling itself, and iTunes for Windows and Internet Explorer get some security tweaks.
Why log in once when you can log in twice? Two-factor authentication can give you some added protection, and it's fairly easy to set up.
Adding extra security to your PayPal account is quick and easy. We'll show you how to do it.
Don doesn't need to keep other people off his PC. He asked me how he could skip the logon screen and boot directly into Windows without a password.
SkyDrive, Outlook.com, Office 365, Xbox Live - your Microsoft account is the gateway to too many critical services to secure with a simple password.