Android and iOS devices have safe working lifespans of different lengths. Here's what you need to know.
Having your Facebook account hijacked can be terrifying. But don't panic; here's what you need to do.
The best encrypted messaging apps for Android and iOS can stop other people from reading your conversations.
Ever got an email or text message that took you to a website that asked for a lot of personal information? You may have encountered a phishing scam.
Find out which company offers the best deal and most features for saving your home security camera footage in the cloud.
When organizations lose sensitive data, little guys often get hurt. Here's how data breaches happen, and how they can be prevented.
Smart TVs often have pretty dumb security and can create big privacy risks. Here's how to reduce your exposure.
It's easy to use the same password for many accounts, but doing so may lead to disaster. Here's how to avoid that fate.
Scores of companies are amassing personal data to help marketers and even potential stalkers track you. Here's how to reclaim your privacy.
Credit reports and credit scores sound the same, but they're different things, created for different reasons. Here's what you need to know.
You can minimize the damage from identity theft if you catch it early. Here's how to tell if your identity has been stolen.
Credit-card theft and credit-card fraud are very common, but many people still don't know what to do when it happens to them.
With the Google Family Link, parents can view their children's activity, manage app usage, set screen time limits and more.
While it can theoretically do some good on very crowded networks, Netgear's QoS protocol can also create more problems than it solves.
Your child may be demanding a smartphone, but is he or she ready for that responsibility? Here's what you should consider when deciding whether your child should have a phone.
Facebook gave data on 87 million users to a consulting firm that worked for Trump's 2016 campaign. Here's an explainer of what happened.
Smart-home devices use a bewildering array of wireless network protocols. Which ones should you use?
Face ID on the iPhone X will change the way you unlock your phone and pay for things. Here's what you need to know bout how Face ID works and how Apple intends to keep your identity safe.
Ransomware locks up or encrypts the files on a victim's computer, then demands payment to restore access. Here's how to avoid it.
Learning how to set a Facebook photo's privacy settings can mean the difference between protecting your identity and exposing yourself.
We're still learning more about the ongoing Petya ransomware attack, but here's everything that we do know.
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.
Forty-two different Android phones and tablets get regular security updates, Google says, and another 50 or so get them within 90 days.