Here's how to avoid cybercrooks and scammers to shop safely on Cyber Monday — and throughout the holiday season.
Passwords are your front line of defense, so you'd better have some good ones. Here's how to make them.
You've heard of Bitcoin and blockchain, and maybe you're even thinking of investing. Make sure you read this first.
When you ditch your computer or smartphone, do you wipe it clean? How about your work computer? Here's how to leave no trace of yourself.
Evade snoopers with a VPN, an encrypted connection between your computer or smartphone and the servers you are accessing.
Ever see your computer speed up inexplicably when you land on a website? You may have been cryptojacked.
From hacker-friendly internet connections to vulnerable fitness trackers, here are the biggest dangers on the road and how to avoid them.
All a scammer needs to steal your tax refund is your personal identifying information. Here's how to not become a victim.
It's easy to steal Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. How can you protect your holdings? Can you ever get stolen bitcoins back?
Many VPN providers offer free, or partly free, services. But are such services reliable and trustworthy? Or should you stick with paid VPNs?
Losing a smartphone can be a nightmare, but there are steps you can take to reduce the harm. Here's what to do if your handset goes missing.
Worried a hacker or criminal might steal your identity? Here are 7 dumb ways people carelessly hand over their private personal information.
Why can't we vote online? You might be surprised, but many computer-security and electronic-ballot experts are dead set against the idea.
Cleaning up an infected PC can be frustrating. Here are some simple steps for purging malware from your system.
Stolen-identity tax fraud has become a huge problem, but the IRS is fighting back and stepping up its efforts to protect your data.
Cyberthreats always evolve, but the way people think about security is often years behind. Here's how to keep up with current threats.
Exaggerated media reports about data breaches may scare people away from thinking they can improve their own personal security habits.
Have a fitness band, smart thermostat or other smart IoT device? Here's how to make sure it's secure.
How do you teach online security to kids, and what should they know at different ages? Here are some tips.
Many so-called 'smart' homes are not secure. Here's why they're not, and how you can make your own smart home safer.
Smartphones are treasure troves of personal data for identity thieves, yet few phone users know how to protect that information.
Tax time is Christmas for identity thieves, who use all sorts of tricks to separate you from your money. Here's how to beat them.
Many businesses cling to Windows XP despite the imminent end of Microsoft support. What kind of security problems do they face?
Use one username for all your online accounts? Here's how that puts you in danger, and how to fix it.