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How to remove your Windows 10 password

Windows 10 wants you to enter your password all the time. You can remove your password, or reduce how often you have to enter one, but there are security risks to doing so.

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Should two-factor authentication let me verify via a single device?

A reader wonders if something's wrong, because Apple's second-factor system lets him approve a connection from a seemingly odd place.

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How to change your passwords automatically with Dashlane and LastPass

It's a pain to change your passwords manually. These two password managers make it easier by doing it for you.

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Online privacy: 3 ways to ward off cyber criminals and snoops

Keep yourself safe with these online security tips, from anonymous browsing to hiding your digital tracks.

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Use Timed Access Control to restrict when devices can connect to your Apple base station Wi-Fi

Your AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule can block certain devices at certain times of day, based on the device's MAC address. Here's how to set it up.

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How to migrate browser-stored passwords to a password app

Having heard a lot about transitioning to a password-storing app, a reader wonders about the ease of shifting already-set passwords.

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How to modify System Integrity Protection in El Capitan

Some software you may know and lean on won't work in El Capitan due to a new security feature that locks down system files and directories. Here's how to modify that.

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Take secure steps in upgrading to iOS 9

Here's what you need to know about security when you're updating your iPhone and iPad.

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How to track down a lost iPhone

We’ll step you through setting up and using Find My iPhone, and what to do if your phone ever does go missing. Prepare for this tech nightmare now before it happens to you.