You can get plenty of good antivirus software for free, but paid antivirus products, with their more elaborate system behavior monitors, are more likely to pick up on new threats.
Experts we spoke to had surprisingly similar opinions about the allegations that Kaspersky Lab may have spied for the Russian government.
Why can't we vote online? You might be surprised, but many computer-security and electronic-ballot experts are dead set against the idea.
Exaggerated media reports about data breaches may scare people away from thinking they can improve their own personal security habits.
Java may be among the most insecure pieces of software on any computer, and most of us have little reason to run it.
Does OS X Mavericks address Apple's half-hearted approach to desktop security? Or does it not go far enough?
Your smartphone is probably a much more tempting target for cybercriminals than your desktop computer.
The "black budget" leaked by Edward Snowden mentions the NSA's focus on researching "groundbreaking cryptanalytic capabilities." What does that mean?
Between the National Security Agency (NSA) and Google's own overreaching terms of service, your files on Google Drive may be open to snooping from both organizations. What are the risks and how can you minimize them?