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Stop Snoopers From Spying on Your Web Activity With ProXPN

Through the ProXPN virtual private network, you can maintain your privacy and identity.

Silly IT Security Stories for the Soul

This is the time of year when the Web is filled with reports of shark attacks, baked goods bearing the likenesses of deities and political conventions. So why should we here at IT Security Hack HQ be less lazy than anyone else?

60-minute Security Makeover: Prevent Your Own 'Epic Hack'

Here are some ways to beef up security on your digital life -- before someone hacks into your digital life.

How to Secure Data by Addressing the Human Element

Your sensitive data is only as secure as the weakest link in your organization, and in many cases the weak link is your employees.

Microsoft and Adobe Keep IT Busy with Critical Security Patches

Microsoft released nine new security bulletins for Patch Tuesday, and Adobe piled on with security fixes of its own to make for a busy week for IT admins.

How to Protect Your Social Network Accounts from Hackers

A tech journalist learned a tough lesson recently. But using two-factor log-ons help guard your Google, Facebook, and Twitter accounts from being hijacked.

Blizzard Entertainment Warns of Password Breach

The World of Warcraft and Starcraft maker is prodding some users to change their passwords and security questions.

Use Your Own 'Flame' Spyware for Investigations

Here are a few that investigators can start using now to quickly gather evidence of wrong-doing within their organizations' walls.

Hackers Increasingly Target Small Businesses, Symantec Warns

Attacks on small businesses have doubled this year, primarily on companies in the defense industry.

Massive Payment Card Upgrade Has Mixed Results in Australia

Upgrading the country's card payment system has been a slow process, which may signal similar issues for the U.S.