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The Phishing Expedition You Want to Avoid This Summer

The Phishing Expedition You Want to Avoid This Summer

Take these 12 steps to avoid an undesired visitor to your company's information or personal data.
Cyber Safeguard Faces Big Hurdle

Cyber Safeguard Faces Big Hurdle

Two-factor authentication would make online transactions more secure, but there are issues on both the consumer and business sides.
15 Tips to Prepare for Security Threats Big and Small

15 Tips to Prepare for Security Threats Big and Small

Remember the meteor that broke every window in that Siberian city? Nobody can predict everything that might go wrong but some commonsense preparations are a good idea no matter what does.
Many Entrepreneurs Still Up in the Air About the Cloud

Many Entrepreneurs Still Up in the Air About the Cloud

Securing your data is just one tech problem small businesses can afford to solve in the cloud but largely unfounded security worries keep many companies from taking the leap.
How to Create a Super Strong Password (Infographic)

How to Create a Super Strong Password (Infographic)

In the wake of the recent Heartbleed SSL bug revelation, it's more crucial now than ever to update all of your online passwords. Here's how in one easy, neat and tidy infographic.
Ever Want to 'Unsend' an Email? Now You Can.

Ever Want to 'Unsend' an Email? Now You Can.

Pluto Mail lets you 'unsend' messages, edit unopened ones and choose a shelf-life for all your email transactions.
4 Ways to Protect Yourself From the 'Heartbleed' Bug

4 Ways to Protect Yourself From the 'Heartbleed' Bug

While the 'Heartbleed' bug is causing pandemonium in the online world, individuals need to stay calm and protect their personal information.
This Startup Wants You to Know When a Cyberattack Is Coming

This Startup Wants You to Know When a Cyberattack Is Coming

Google Ventures-backed ThreatStream has developed a real-time intel-sharing system that lets institutions detect and fight against cyber threats.
6 Things You Should Know About 'Anti-Google' Search Engine DuckDuckGo

6 Things You Should Know About 'Anti-Google' Search Engine DuckDuckGo

The search could be over for a more private way to search the Internet.
One in 5 Mac Users at Risk as Apple Stops Security Updates for Snow Leopard

One in 5 Mac Users at Risk as Apple Stops Security Updates for Snow Leopard

The popular operating system Snow Leopard -- or OS X 10.6 -- still runs on 19 percent of Macs, leaving a large chunk vulnerable to attack.
The Beginner's Guide to Securely Using Public Wi-Fi

The Beginner's Guide to Securely Using Public Wi-Fi

Open Wi-Fi networks aren't always safe ones. Make sure your devices are protected against attackers before you surf from a new place.
Google, Microsoft Take Steps to Block Searches for Child Porn

Google, Microsoft Take Steps to Block Searches for Child Porn

Ahead of an internet safety summit in Britain, the two companies announced their plan to tighten online searches.
Cybersecurity Basics: Surf the Web Safely With These Browsers

Cybersecurity Basics: Surf the Web Safely With These Browsers

Here's a look at three of the safest browsers for doing business on the web.
Internet Users Want to Be Invisible. And They Fear Advertisers More than the Government

Internet Users Want to Be Invisible. And They Fear Advertisers More than the Government

A new report released by the Pew Research Center finds that almost all Internet users have taken steps to erase their digital footprints. Just who they are trying to avoid, though, may surprise you.
What 'DDoS' Attacks Are and How to Survive Them

What 'DDoS' Attacks Are and How to Survive Them

Here's how to fight back when a flood of bogus internet traffic threatens to immobilize your website.
Why You Might Need to Rethink Your Internet Security -- Now

Why You Might Need to Rethink Your Internet Security -- Now

These four steps can help you move beyond firewalls and antivirus systems.
How Not to Send Customer Emails: A Lesson from Comcast

How Not to Send Customer Emails: A Lesson from Comcast

If you're emailing customers promotional offers, make sure they know that they can trust your messages to minimize potential concerns over spam or malware.

How to Plug Security Holes in Your Browser

To protect your browsing history, try the free private Browsing Feature in Apple's Safari or the Distrust add-on for Firefox. For complete anonymity, try the fee-based Anonymizer or the free Tor.

How to Safeguard Your Online Security

Use these tips to guard against security attacks related to your Facebook, MySpace, or Linked-In activity. Also, learn how some banks are making credit card shopping safer.

5 Ways to Foil Hackers

Are you the only you out there? When it comes to protecting your identity, a bit of prevention is worth a megabyte of cure.

9 Steps to Better Security

As your business gets more dependent on technology, your computer becomes more targeted by hackers and others constantly on the prowl for vulnerabilities.

Sites' Personal Questions May Pose Security Risk

Asking about your mother's home town is supposed to help legitimate sites protect your online accounts--but experts say hackers know more about you than you might think.

All-in-One Security Suites: Tried and Tested

We check out eight products, from the popular to the relatively unknown. They can't protect you from everything, but some come close.

Norton Internet Security 2008

Symantec's Norton Internet Security 2008 suite offers solid security protection and features, including the best behavior-based defense against unknown threats.

Internet Security

BitDefender was an excellent performer among security suites, but it's best for experts who don't need guidance regarding security extras and pop-up alerts and who don't mind therough interface.

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