Apps and strategies to get the most out of your time and money.
A guide to powering up your payment options, passwords, and device protection.
Don't succumb to Stagefright. Follow these eight commonsense steps to safeguard your phone and your info.
Share your photos without compromising yourself.
More details about what user data Microsoft collects and why.
The 2016 version of Avast Free Antivirus adds a password manager with cloud syncing.
Avira Free Antivirus guards against malware without putting a strain on your Mac.
The software's core protection is great, but we encountered some hiccups with the bundled tools.
A refreshingly low-key antivirus app with a high-quality interface, though one bundled tool could use a chill pill.
Better living through fiddling with settings.
AVG Antivirus Free has a solid detection engine, but make sure you get what you ask for when installing it.
Promote yourself without sacrificing your security or risking your privacy.
Five tips for protecting your electronics, your network, and your info on campus and beyond.
Tweak settings for passwords, Wi-Fi, Cortana, system updates, and more.
WeChat and the Chinese version of Angry Birds 2 are among the infected apps.
An excellent security suite with some less than excellent frills.
McAfee's latest antimalware suite can be installed on an unlimited number of devices.
Bitdefender's antimalware suite is firing on all cylinders but could use more gauges on the instrument panel.
Panda Internet Security 2016 is a highly respectable antimalware suite with useful frills.
Take these five steps to enhance your social security.
The flagship antimalware suite is updated for 2015.
McAfee's Mobile Security for Android offers protection from viruses and malware, secures your device and your apps, guards against unsafe websites, and helps manage storage and battery life.
Can Intel secure the Internet of Things?
A Mac backup plan doesn't have to be complicated. Here are four ways to to safeguard your files.
Decide which features to lock down or liberate.
Tweak your Facebook privacy settings so that you don't share more than you mean to.
Learn how native and third-party apps use your location info and how to manage access.
Your files don't disappear when you hit the Delete key. Here's how to shred them completely.
Block Flash in a few easy steps to avoid its critical security flaws.
Get file encryption and strong password protection to secure your stuff.
How to protect your passwords, online accounts, and credit cards.
The browser security tool in Avast's antivirus program is now a free standalone app. Is it effective at identifying bad add-ons?
Clear adware and malware from your Mac with Malwarebytes' tool, formerly known as AdwareMedic.
When you're looking at the Web, don't let the Web look back at you. These quick tips will help you plug privacy and security holes in your browser.
Bloatware is annoying at best; at worst, it's malware like Lenovo's Superfish that puts your system at risk. Here's how to scrape the bloatware barnacles off your shiny new Windows PC.
Password managers save you time and protect your accounts. You want one with good password generation, encryption, autofill, and cross-platform compatibility.
Defend your passwords, payments, and privacy.
You need more than antivirus to protect your PC. Kill spyware, adware, and other malware with these apps.
To combat malicious software, you must first know your enemy. Find out how to identify and remove malware.
Virtual private networks offer a number of advantages: secure Internet access, greater privacy when you're Web browsing, and access to geo-restricted content. We've tested paid VPN services to find out which one is worth your money.
If you want to hide your IP address or browse with more privacy, tunnel into the Internet with a VPN.
If you're looking for secure cloud backup, SOS is an excellent alternative to Google Drive or iCloud.
Passwords guard your most private and sensitive information. Here's how to make sure they're strong enough for the job.
A strong password is a good start, but a second form of ID leaves your info much safer. Learn a few quick settings tweaks to lock down your email, social media, cloud storage, and other accounts.
Don't lose your information to hacks or hardware blowout. We show you how to prevent data loss and recover from PC failure.
Protect your passwords and your privacy.
Increase your privacy on the Internet with this premium virtual private network.
Connect to a reliable, feature-rich VPN.
Microsoft has stopped supporting Windows XP. If you can't upgrade (or don't want to), follow these tips to continue running Windows XP with a little security.