Smart TVs often have pretty dumb security and can create big privacy risks. Here's how to reduce your exposure.
Online shopping seems safer than it really is. Here are tips to keep your money and identity secure while you're making internet purchases.
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.
You've heard of Bitcoin and blockchain, and maybe you're even thinking of investing. Make sure you read this first.
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.
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.
Webcam covers, RFID-blocking wallets, PC 'cleaners' – there are lots of supposedly essential security products you really don't need.
Here are simple ways to avoid being hacked. If you do get hacked, putting your life and finances back in order is a major challenge.
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.
Having your Facebook account hijacked can be terrifying. But don't panic; here's what you need to do.
Forty-two different Android phones and tablets get regular security updates, Google says, and another 50 or so get them within 90 days.
Android and iOS devices have safe working lifespans of different lengths. Here's what you need to know.
We discovered a tech-support scam that calls people at home and tells them that their 'Microsoft services' have been 'terminated.'
Unlike iOS, Android requires that you shoulder some responsibility for the security of your device. Here's our advice on what to do.
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