The Electronic Frontier Foundation's HTTPS Everywhere browser plugin is available for Firefox for Android. Here's how to install it.
After April 8, Microsoft is yanking support for Windows XP. But what if you can't upgrade? Here's what to do.
The new ICE Unlock Android app lets Android phone owners unlock their devices via the rear-facing camera, but how well does it work?
Here's a step-by-step tutorial on how to set restrictions (parental controls) for movies, TV shows, adult content and more on your iPhone.
When hackers bring down a website, they're not really damaging it; they're just blocking your access to it. Here's how distributed denial-of-service attacks work, and what website operators can do to avoid being knocked offline.
News reports often mention the 'personally identifiable information' that's lost in a data breach or cyberattack. What exactly makes up such information, and how can it be used against you?
A lesson in the importance of strong encryption comes at the expense of 38 million Adobe users. Here's what you can do to protect your data.
If you want to keep your iOS 7 device safe from prying eyes, one of the easiest ways to do it is to turn on a passcode lock.
The well-regarded anti-virus software maker Malwarebytes introduced its first mobile security app. Here's how to use it.
Why are seniors such a susceptible target for identity thieves, and how can they learn the difference between a scam and the real deal?
Yahoo will encrypt its Webmail service in January, but why wait? Here's how to make your Yahoo Mail safer today.
Twitter adds an optional feature to let followers direct-message Twitter users. Previously, only users who followed each other could do so.
Ready to make the jump to a smartphone but worried about the risks? Here's how to keep your iPhone or Android phone secure.
Despite your best efforts, your email account has been hacked. Now what do you do? Here are 7 steps to keep you and your contacts safe.
If you have a recent Android phone, then you have access to the Android Device Manager security feature — although you might not know it.
Crooks are smart about installing ATM skimmers to steal your card data. But you can still protect yourself. Here’s how to tell whether an ATMs has any illicit add-ons.
No longer using your old iPhone 4, 4s or 5? You can turn that Apple smartphone into a security camera with a few simple steps. Here's how.
A new crop of security services promises to help parents thwart everything from cyberbullies to would-be predators. How far should you go?