News and Articles About Internet security

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

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.
Emily Price
Google, Microsoft Take Steps to Block Searches for Child Porn
Technology

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.
Laura Entis
Cybersecurity Basics: Surf the Web Safely With These Browsers
Technology

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Internet Users Want to Be Invisible. And They Fear Advertisers More than the Government
Technology

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.
Catherine Clifford
What 'DDoS' Attacks Are and How to Survive Them
Technology

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.
Riva Richmond
Why You Might Need to Rethink Your Internet Security -- Now
Technology

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

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

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.
Carol Tice
Technology

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.
Technology

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.
Growth Strategies

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.
Growth Strategies

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.
Ramon Ray
Technology

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.
Technology

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.
Technology

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.