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.
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.
DNA test kits can help you learn more about your ancestry and your overall health, but they also raise concerns around privacy. Read this before you buy.
Credit reports and credit scores sound the same, but they're different things, created for different reasons. Here's what you need to know.
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.
Keeping up with your social-media-savvy teen can be exhausting, but not impossible. Get up to date on Snapchat with this handy guide
Learning how to set a Facebook photo's privacy settings can mean the difference between protecting your identity and exposing yourself.
The fight between Apple and the FBI over encrypted iPhones had been a long time coming. Here's what's happening and why it's important.
The fight between Apple and the FBI over the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone has taken many turns. Here's a timeline to set you straight.
The FBI and police demand back doors to smartphone encryption. Apple and Google refuse to give in. What's at stake here, and what does it all mean?
What is Tor? How does it help your online privacy? Can the NSA spy on it? All your questions about The Onion Router, aka Tor, are answered in this FAQ.