Don't-Miss Security Stories
No more excuses! Microsoft, Google, and Facebook make it easy to improve your account security with two-factor authentication. Here's how.
Arcticsid installed one antivirus program on a new PC that already had another. Then he asked the Antivirus & Security Software forum if that was a good idea.
The excuses end here! Get your PC into tip-top shape by performing these 12 simple tweaks.
Porcupins asked the Antivirus & Security Software forum if encryption standards like AES really make your data secure.
The browser's built-in security features are good but not perfect. Here's how to work around Chrome's shortcomings and protect yourself from attack.
In this Tech Tip video, we'll show you how to do more than just set a password to restrict access to your Wi-Fi network.
Windows 8 lets you use a series of gestures to log into your PC, a minor improvement with big implications for data thieves and desktop enthusiasts.
Spam! Spam! Spam! Spam! Spam! Carol asked why there's so much of it.
1gynRat258 asked the Windows forum how to change the password for a home Wi-Fi network.
Lost among Windows 8's many controversies is a raft of useful security tools. Here's how to leverage them to the max.
All those online services and accounts you've let languish are like zombies waiting to rise from the grave and bite you. Here's how to deal with the digital undead.
Trinu, who keeps sensitive data inside AES-encrypted .zip archives, asked the Answer Line forum about the advantages and disadvantages of switching to TrueCrypt.
How Windows 8 Professional and Enterprise users should encrypt their external drives—for free.
Tired of entering your password every time you boot your PC? Here's how to turn that option off.
Are you doing everything necessary to keep your PC safe? These utilities can fill in the gaps left by traditional antivirus software.