Free giveaway: Lock up your PC from hackers with Laplink's PC Lock

For 24 hours only, we are giving away a free copy of Laplink PC Lock. Protect your personal information from hackers and remotely wipe your data if it ever gets stolen.

For 24 hours only, we are giving away a free copy of Laplink's latest new release of data encryption software, PC Lock. With its cloud management feature and military-grade 256-bit Advanced Encryption Standard, it provides an additional layer of protection from hackers and thieves.

If you ever get your laptop stolen, PC Lock's remote service allows you to log in to its cloud-based Web Management Console, where you can modify preferences, change settings, reset passwords and lock or delete sensitive data you would never want to expose to hackers. This Web management console is easily accessible from any Web-enabled device, including smartphones, so you can lock up your data on the go. A remote wipe of encrypted data prevents access to stolen files, significantly reducing the risk of identity theft.

Hackers and thieves never stop working, so why take a chance when you can get a free copy of Laplink PC Lock to give you one additional layer of safety and peace of mind? Also note that PC Lock is complementary to your existing antivirus software.

Normally priced at $29.95, you can get your copy for free today, only on CNET.

This free offer ends at 8 a.m. PDT on Saturday, May 21, 2011.