Don't-Miss Security Stories
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.
Microsoft has released a confusing selection of security programs over the years. Deborah Armstrong asked me to make sense of them.
We give you essential tips and tools for hiding your IP address and surfing the Web in blissful anonymity.
Not sure where that tiny URL will lead? This handy service/browser extension will tell you if it's safe.
It's all too easy to click the wrong button or link on an otherwise legitimate download page. Here are three ways to protect yourself.
Justin Yuen asked if it's possible to recover a stolen laptop.