Don't-Miss Security software Stories
James R. Miller has a new computer and will be donating his old one. He asked for advice about preparing his old PC for the transition.
Davikokar launched a program even though Norton warned that it was a Trojan. A subsequent hard drive scan revealed nothing bad. Davikokar then asked the Antivirus & Security Software forum if Norton had given a false positive?
Microsoft's stock Windows Defender app protects your Windows 8 PC against all sorts of nasties, but OEMs can disable the software to install an antivirus trial. Here's how to turn it back on.
Trinu, who keeps sensitive data inside AES-encrypted .zip archives, asked the Answer Line forum about the advantages and disadvantages of switching to TrueCrypt.
The iLivid installation routine put several unwanted programs on Threaddy's computer. Why didn't Norton block the program as malware?
Microsoft has released a confusing selection of security programs over the years. Deborah Armstrong asked me to make sense of them.
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BoxCryptor is a freemium, easy-to-use encryption program that can help you keep your data private in the cloud.
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