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  • How-Tos: How to defend against the OpenSSL Heartbleed flaw

    CSOs need to take a number of steps as soon as possible to protect their organizations against the OpenSSL vulnerability that has shaken the tech industry, experts say.

  • How-Tos: How to use a webcam as CCTV

    Build your own surveillance system with your PC’s built-in or USB webcam. We explain how to use a webcam as a CCTV and motion detection recording system.

  • How-Tos: Create image backup of USB drive

    How to easily create exact image copies of any USB flash drives and store them on your PC or laptop. PLUS: how to quickly and easily create multiple copies of a USB flash drive.

  • How-Tos: Share a laptop and keep data safe

    Want to share a laptop with a flatmate? Kids use your PC and you want to keep them away from important files and folders? Here's how to share a PC or laptop and keep your data safe.

  • How-Tos: Windows password won't work

    Forgotten your Windows password? Existing password won't work on your laptop or PC? Here's what to do when your Windows password won't work.

  • How-Tos: 5 Ways to Prevent Data Loss in Mobile Environments

    Confidential company data can make its way onto mobile devices, where it's no longer under the protection of your toughest network defenses. Does that make your data vulnerable? To find out, review some strategies for preventing data loss on mobile devices.

  • How-Tos: How to delete cookies and web browsing history

    We explain all you need to know about cookies and how to delete cookies and browsing history in Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Safari.

  • How-Tos: Use System Restore in Windows 8 to restore laptop to a previous date

    System Restore is one of the features that makes Windows worth having - the ability to roll back Windows to a point where you know it was working well can rescue your PC or laptop from all manner of ills. You can quite literally restore a laptop to a previous date, a date at which you knew it was working well. Here's how to use System Restore in Windows 8.

  • How-Tos: How to Test the Security Savvy of Your Staff

    How do you know your employees retain what you teach them in company-required security awareness training? You don't -- unless you regularly test their security savvy and effectively address their mistakes during post-test follow-up sessions.

  • How-Tos: One tweak can make your Windows PC virtually invulnerable

    Microsoft published 147 vulnerabilities in 2013 that were rated as Critical. Critical, however, is a relative term, and there is one simple thing anyone can do that would guard against almost every single Critical vulnerability according to a new report from Avecto.

  • How-Tos: Can a hacker use a brute-force attack to steal an online password?

    Harish Kumar asked if a brute force attack--which tries random text strings until one turns out to be your password--would work on major websites. "Will Facebook allow millions of failed attempts?"

  • How-Tos: How to set up Google Chrome Supervised users

    Google offers a few tools and options to make browsing the web safer, but a new feature – supervised users – introduced recently on Chromebooks and also available on the Chrome browser makes things better. Here’s how to set it up and keep your kids from seeing inappropriate material online.

  • How-Tos: Protect your PC in the web's worst neighborhoods

    Your data. Your wallet. Your identity. In the darker corners of the internet, it's all fair game, and disaster could be one unwitting click away. Protect yourself by learning about the web's most common dangers, and how to avoid them. Also, take some basic steps to make your PC more resistant to harm.

  • How-Tos: How to remove Google redirect virus

    Why it is that your web browser redirects to what appears to be the Google home page, and how to stop it doing so. Here's how to remove the Google redirect virus.

  • How-Tos: How to hide from Google and keep your stuff private

    You may or may not know the extent to which Google and other companies collect your information and follow your around the web, and even your physical location. Here are 11 ways you can stop hemorrhaging your details.

  • How-Tos: How to find out if someone has been snooping in your Gmail

    Your Gmail account probably contains some sensitive information--emails from your friends and family members, information about accounts for other services, candid pictures, you name it. What if someone else has been poking around in there? Fortunately, Google gives you the tools necessary to find out.

  • How-Tos: What is eye symbol in Windows 8 password boxes?

    A new feature in Internet Explorer and Windows 8 allows you to see password characters as you type them in. It is a symbol that looks like an eye. Here's what it is and how to use it.

  • How-Tos: How to keep your neighbors from hijacking your Wi-Fi

    Rose's Internet service intermittently slows to a crawl. She wants to make sure that her neighbors haven't hacked her Wi-Fi for free connectivity.

  • How-Tos: How to recover files after a malware attack

    Malware infected Jones888's computer, and important files are no longer accessible. How can Jones get them back?

  • How-Tos: How to rescue your PC from ransomware

    With the nasty CryptoLocker malware making the rounds--encrypting its victims' files, and then refusing to provide the unlock key unless a payment of $300 is made via Bitcoin or a prepaid cash voucher--ransomware is back in the spotlight.

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