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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.

Paul F. Roberts

Jerks of the Web

We've all run into obnoxious people on the Internet. But these are the kinds of idiots who make you feel like logging off permanently.

Erin Biba

How to Buy and Sell on eBay Scam-Free

Don't give up on the biggest auction marketplace because of fears of fraud. Here's how to buy and sell without a hitch.

Becky Waring

How to Stop Laptop Theft

If you run a small business, your biggest IT worry is probably not when or whether to upgrade to Vista; it's how to keep your valuable equipment--and the even more precious data it contains--out of the hands of thieves.

Ameen Khwaja

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.

Erik Larkin

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.

Erik Larkin

Trend Micro Internet Security 2008

The Trend Micro security suite combines a good feature set and solid malware disinfection, but those benefits are offset by below-average detection as well as interface and installation bugs.

Identify Tracking Cookies in Firefox

Find out what entity is responsible for each cookie you accumulate while surfing the Net.

Lincoln Spector

Fifteen Backup Programs to Safeguard Your Data

These downloadable programs, most of which you can try before buying, can save you when disaster strikes your desktop or notebook.

Jon L. Jacobi

Free Security Tool Ferrets out Unpatched Software

The tool is designed to inform users when their applications need patching.

15 Great, Free Security Programs

Turn your PC on, and you're immediately vulnerable to malicious attacks. But you can use these free applications to minimize the dangers and protect yourself.

Preston Gralla