Encrypting an Android device is a good idea if there’s sensitive data stored on it locally. Encrypting it is easy, but there’s a few things to keep in mind.
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For its 10th year of patch Tuesday Microsoft releases a set of updates for some serious security flaws.
If you suspect someone is snooping around your laptop while you’re out, here’s a way to find out who they are by taking a picture and saving it to Dropbox.
Someone asked me about this one yesterday. iOS 7 likes to automatically set up a passcode lock. I use one on my iPhone, but I don’t really need it on my iPad. Here’s how to change that.
Choosing an alternate public DNS server can speed up your web browsing, but your mileage may vary. namebench tells you which one is fastest for you.
Here’s how to make sure you have a critical patch for a Outlook 2007/2010 vulnerability, and how to fix the Outlook 2013 update that breaks the Folder pane.
Windows Phone 8 comes with the Find My Phone feature built-in. It allows you to locate the phone via Nokia maps, lock the screen, and remotely erase data.
How many times have you brought your laptop out in public? Unless you’re willing to splurge on a low-jack anti-theft device a software solution is your best bet. This one is free.
Android Device Manager was announced by Google recently, allows you to find your lost device and remotely wipe your data stored on it. Here’s how to use it.
Software from sites like download.com are a playground for malicious junkware, homepage hijackers, and worse. What we want to know is where you download your PC software from.
It has recently come to light that CNET’s Download.com Installer includes a bunch of crapware. But it doesn’t end there, here’s my experience downloading a program, and it’s ugly.
Download.com from CNET is one of the most popular sites for downloading software. But the company has decided to join the dark side and try to trick you into installing crapware.
There are a lot of password managers on the market some are free, some premium, and some that should just be avoided. Which ones do you love or hate?
Contrary to popular belief, Macs and OS X are susceptible to malware. An interesting ‘Ransomware’ attack is going around hitting users of Safari in OS X.