Don't-Miss Security Stories
Forgetting your Windows 10 password isn't the disaster it used to be. Windows lets you get back on track with a pretty easy reset process. Here's how it works.
There's an easier way to get into Windows: setting up a numerical PIN, just like you'd use with a bank ATM. Here's how to do it.
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.
Having heard a lot about transitioning to a password-storing app, a reader wonders about the ease of shifting already-set passwords.
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.
Here's what you need to know about security when you're updating your iPhone and iPad.
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.
If you're using a public wi-Fi hotspot, it's a good idea to protect yourself by using a virtual private network.
Firewalls are good for blocking inbound network traffic, but what about your Mac's outbound traffic? Little Snitch keeps an eye out for you.
This week, we answer questions about bookmark sync failure, managing Top Sites in Safari, dysfunction keys, and ransomware.
OS X has a built-in firewall. Here's how to use it.
Unwanted emails clogging your inbox? There are lots of web-based spam filters to help.
LastPass had the worst thing happen, but don't panic: You're still in the clear and your password is likely not cracked.
OS X does a pretty good job of stopping viruses and malware from attacking your computer. But there are steps you can take to further protect yourself.
If you download software from the Internet, you may have inadvertently installed adware on your Mac. Here's how to get rid of it.
Whether you just bought a brand new MacBook or are tethered to a long-lasting Mac Pro, use these password tips and OS X's security features to keep your data away from prying eyes.