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The Theft Alert featured introduced to the Lookout Premium mobile app Wednesday sends an email alert anytime it detects that someone's doing something suspicious with your smartphone.
Tired of wading through Microsoft's security updates to find out which ones are relevant? Microsoft has a new tool to help with that.
Serenity Caldwell, Brad Chacos, Dan Moren, and Jason Snell discuss frustrations with passwords and password breaches, and ways to protect yourself.
...but that's not quite true.
The Department of Homeland Security's US-CERT division advises using an alternative web browser until an official IE update is available.
The new Anti-Malware Premium suite unites five technologies under a new interface, including a behavior-based detection engine and a brute-force startup-and-scan tool.
A-V Comparative finds that seven antimalware packages are the best at removing -- not finding -- existing malware on your PC.
Lookout is one of the most popular Android antimalware apps around, but is bloatware really the answer to the (somewhat overhyped) Android security scourge?
As Microsoft makes another push to get users off of Windows XP, the company says that it will begin turning on Windows Defender to protect PCs that are left unprotected.
We all know that apps installed while running the preview release of Windows 8.1 need to be reinstalled after upgrading to the final version. But what about apps that just don't work?
The cloud's the thing for Webroot's SecureAnywhere suites, which aim to stay nimble by living online and analyzing files on the fly. All suites protect against viruses, malware, and phishing. Two higher-end versions add iOS/Android support and system optimization tools.
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The good news: The NSA appears unable to crack the Tor network's core security. The bad news: That doesn't matter if your browser isn't secure.