You can now disable Verizon's tracking 'supercookie' on your smartphone, but you'll have to be proactive and follow a few simple steps.
Cyberthreats always evolve, but the way people think about security is often years behind. Here's how to keep up with current threats.
The FREAK flaw is a serious threat, but not all Web browsers are vulnerable. Here's what is affected, and what to do about it.
Lenovo installed adware on PCs that put consumers at risk of fraud, malware and identity theft. Here's what it is, and how to get rid of it.
To better protect your text and videos messages, Apple has finally extended two-step verification to iMessage and FaceTime.
Have a fitness band, smart thermostat or other smart IoT device? Here's how to make sure it's secure.
BitTorrent file-sharing technology isn't just for pirates. Here's how to access the rich troves of legitimate and legal content.
You bought a new phone. You want to sell your old phone. Here’s how to remove your personal data before handing the phone over to a stranger.
Don't share Jennifer Lawrence's embarrassment. Take steps to make sure your nude selfies don't end up on the Internet.
The browser hijacker V9 may have snuck its way onto your computer and changed your Web settings. Here's how to remove it.
Here are 12 common mistakes that result in malware infections, computer viruses or getting your computer outright hacked.
BrowserSafeguard is a common potentially unwanted program that may install itself without your permission. Here's how to remove it.
PC Optimizer Pro is a potentially unwanted program that can be difficult to remove from your computer. Here's how to get rid of it.
Trovi Search isn't malware, but an extremely annoying browser hijacker that can be hard to remove. Here's how to get rid of it.
RegClean Pro, a system optimizer, often appears as a potentially unwanted program and can damage a PC. Here's how to get rid of it.
Despite its reputation, the iPhone's security isn't perfect. Here are five things you need to do to lock down your device.
The light and free AdwCleaner can quickly get rid of adware and other potentially unwanted programs. Here's how to install and use it.
Users of mobile banking apps have to protect themselves from cyberthieves. Here are eight tips to keep you safe while you bank on the fly.
Just because you like Twitter doesn't mean you don't have a right to privacy. Here's how to lock down the essential settings.
Stop sharing absolutely everything with the public. Lock down your Facebook account with these privacy and security settings.
Identity thieves are zeroing in on affluent people. If you're a wealthy individual, here's how to protect yourself and your money.
Many people 'jailbreak' iPhones without realizing the security risks. Here's what jailbreakers need to know, and do, to keep devices safe.
Find out how to make secure calls on your Android smartphone using RedPhone, to make sure no one's listening.
Web browsers now include 'reset' buttons to swiftly get rid of browser-hijacking adware. Here's how to reset Apple Safari.
Modern Web browsers include 'reset' buttons to swiftly get rid of browser-hijacking adware. Here's how to reset Internet Explorer.
Rather than writing passwords down on cheat sheets, you now can use special password-management software to keep track of them all.
The Akamai HD adware can't harm your computer directly, but it may lead you to dangerous sites and software that can.
Your Social Security number is what an identity theft wants most. Here's how to protect your SSN, and who doesn't need to know it.
If you have Siri enabled on your iOS 7 device's lockscreen, your contacts may be accessible to savvy snoops. Here's how to prevent that.