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

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.
Laura Entis
4 Ways to Protect Yourself From the 'Heartbleed' Bug
Office Tech

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.
Chris Hutchison
This Startup Wants You to Know When a Cyberattack Is Coming
Security

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
6 Things You Should Know About 'Anti-Google' Search Engine DuckDuckGo
Security

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
One in 5 Mac Users at Risk as Apple Stops Security Updates for Snow Leopard
Office Tech

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.
Benjamin Kabin
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.