Millions of home and small business routers have a security flaw, which is simple to fix if you know how. Our expert explains the flaw and how to protect your network against it.
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When it comes to securing your e-mail, particularly when traveling, constant vigilance is vital. Learn tips for protecting sensitive communication at home or abroad.
Michael Horowitz outlines the ten best things Windows PC users can do to protect their systems.
Netgear's low-end router offers some impressive security features, but don't expect the company to tell you about them.
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When it comes to corporate data, you can never be too careful. Security expert Michael Horowitz offers invaluable tips for securing your PCs.
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Michael Horowitz takes exception to a recent NYT article, which declared online banking to be nothing to worry about, and explains why you should concerned, too.
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Microsoft issues patches for its own Windows apps, yet other vendors' programs remain a security challenge. Secunia offers a free online software inspector for patch notification.
This security expert uses Windows for most functions, yet feels its not safe enough for the average user to trust for online banking.
Malware can hop on to your PC from even trusted sites, but the free Sandboxie application effectively blocks it.
With a dash of technical knowledge and some preparation, you can safely use a public Wi-Fi network.
Think of WEP as bad, WPA as just fine and WPA2 as great when it comes to WLAN security. Combine that with PSK-AES-CCMP (and a long password) and you should have secure wireless network.
Using an external hard drive with its own encryption program offers the best data security.
The open source operating system offers a number of advantages in terms of data protection.
Yes, you need a firewall for your PC. Heres what you need to know.
Here are my experiences using both network access and the software included with the Ultimate Boot CD for Windows to clean up an infected Windows machine. All the software discussed is free.
A security expert notes an alarming trend, and provides guidance to protect yourself against it.
Using a boot CD to remove malware can be more effective than simply running an anti-malware software program.
Much of today’s malware uses very technically sophisticated defenses against detection, making it far tougher for users to remove.
Although enabling cookies in your browser gives you a lot of advantages, you may still want to block certain cookies. Heres a guide.
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