Whether we work with trade secrets or just prefer to keep our stock trades secret, we all have data that's invaluable to us--and valuable to online evildoers. PCWorld reveals five free tools for protecting passwords, browsing anonymously, and encrypting our most precious documents.
From generating random passwords to storing them for protection from keylogging, KeePass rethinks the entire password procedure. It's an indispensable security tool.
Two Google engineers suggest addressing forgotten or weak passwords by implementing "physical" passwords, such as devices or even jewelry that provide data access.
Google engineers say they have been experimenting with hardware that would act as a master key for online services.
Adding a layer of protection to your data is easier than you think. Here's how to get started with the software and drives you use every day.
Under new laws, employers in Illinois and California cannot ask for usernames and passwords to the personal social media accounts of employees and job seekers.
A look at Cain & Abel--a free password cracking and security tool that can come in handy for IT admins.
Tired of entering your password every time you boot your PC? Here's how to turn that option off.
The flaw allowed anyone who knew your email address to gain control of your Skype account
2godballdaglory asked the Answer Line how he can boot an old PC with a password he no longer remembers.