Even if you're not overly concerned about identity theft and mistakes on your credit report, it's good to know what's going on. Monitor your scores and credit activity with FICO Ultimate 3B.
If you're concerned about your personal information being stolen (for instance, in the recent Equifax data breach), get LifeLock to protect yourself from identity theft.
Google's new Trusted Contacts app for Android lets you check on family and friends to see if they are safe and OK.
Get rid of those pesky Calendar spam invites once and for all.
Using artificial intelligence to meet threats on day one.
McAfee's scanning brain extends to the cloud -- but you might not be able to tell.
Bitdefender Mobile Security offers reliable protection against malware without a lot of fuss for you or strain on your Android's resources.
Get your first look at the messaging app's much-anticipated new feature.
Bend Apple's iTunes to your will, find the right iOS app, spot the fakes, install manually or automatically, and delete apps.
If you signed up for Pokemon go with your Google account on iOS, you need to change a setting to protect your info.
Surf Safari discreetly on your Mac, iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.
Malware has gone mobile. Here's what to look for in an Android antivirus app.
Windows 10 has been installing itself on PCs with Windows 7 or 8.1. If you want to stick with a previous version of Windows, you can in a few easy steps.
Protect your purchases with two-factor authentication, encryption, and tokenization.
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.
Better living through fiddling with settings.
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.
Take these five steps to enhance your social security.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.