Don't-Miss Security Stories
After discovering how easy it is to recover data from a hard drive removed from one PC and attached to another, Melker asked the Hard Drives, NAS Drives, Storage forum if password protecting Windows actually protects your data.
Ensure that the data on your old drives is safe from prying eyes with this simple guide to securely wiping your hard drives.
Arcticsid asked the Answer Line forum if his ISP can "sit back…watch a screen, and see everything you are doing at any given time?"
Joyce V's computer is having trouble with security programs--a strong indication that her computer may be infected with malware
This first installment in an ongoing series will cover everything you need to know about lighting control.
GoGators complained to the Answer Line forum about his hacked Twitter account.
Coastie65 is nowhere near Malaysia, but friends are getting email claiming that he's stranded in Kuala Lumpur. He asked the Web Browsing and Email forum for help.
Thinking about encrypting your Apple or Android tablet? The process can be daunting, but here's how to do it.
Enddylopez asked the Hard Drives, NAS Drives, Storage forum about password protecting a flash drive
Robert Conner asked me to define the various words for different types of programs.
If the DNSChanger rootkit has infected your PC, you'll lose access to the Internet when the FBI shuts down DNSChanger's surrogate DNS servers. Here's how to determine whether you're infected, and what to do if you are.
Jeff Hudgins removed the hard drive from a dying computer, and via USB plugged it into a new PC. But he can't access his files. They're encrypted.
PCWorld's editors band together to solve the greatest PC mysteries! Find out why your PC beeps on startup, what a .dat file is, how USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 differ, and much more!