The NSA has used secret technology to input and alter data in computers even if they are not connected to the Internet, according to NSA documents provided by Edward Snowden, computer experts, and American officials.
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These are the really, really simple things you should be doing to keep casual intruders from invading your privacy.
Want to limit the ability of companies to track what sites you visit online? Check out these tools that shut down common ways used to track browsing habits.
Normal password logins just check whether you know a password. Adding a second factor—in this case, checking something you have, your phone—means that even if your password is compromised your account is safe.
Do you use the same password for all websites? Do you overshare on Facebook? If so, you’re a target for cybercriminals. We asked experts for their top tips to beat the fraudsters.
Recover deleted files, folders, even complete partitions, without spending a penny.
Conventional security software is powerless against sophisticated attacks like Flame, but alternative approaches are only just getting started.
The following is a useful (and relatively quick!) guide to keeping students safe online.
Chances are, most people will get hacked at some point in their lifetime. How do you possibly come up with different, hard-to-crack passwords for every single news, social network, e-commerce, banking, corporate and e-mail account and still remember them all?…
A great infographich showing the best practices to be always secured on Facebook.
The cloud is a convenient place to back up and store files, but you should hesitate before uploading that sensitive data, whether you’re using Dropbox, Google Drive, or SkyDrive. Learn how to encrypt your files in the cloud.
While social networking is the technology of the moment, it may not be the technology of the moment in two years or five years or a decade,” says Keith R. Krueger, CEO of the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN). “If …
The great risk that comes with all portable devices is theft. Not only do you risk losing an expensive piece of hardware, a stolen laptop also contains private and potentially confidential data, for example photos, personal data, work emails, and …
Over the weekend, Dave Winer wrote an article at Scripting.com explaining how Facebook keeps track of where you are on the web after logging in without your consent. Nik Cubrilovic dug a little deeper, and discovered that Facebook can still …