Don't-Miss Security Stories

Keep your Mac safe while traveling

Getting ready for the holiday weekend? Whether you're on a cruise ship or at a coffee shop, public Wi-Fi networks can leave your Mac's data vulnerable. Lex Friedman offers a few tips for keeping your data safe.

Keep your iPad safe

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Security is vital if you're going to use an iPad a business device. Rich Mogull shares how to protect both your tablet and its data.

Bugs & Fixes: Microsoft, Adobe issue new security bulletins

Ted Landau wonders whether the stream of security bulletins is making us more anxious about exploits than is justified by the level of risk.

Bugs & Fixes: Troubleshooting Apple's malware protection

Ted Landau describes how to keep your Mac's malware definitions up to date.

How to use your iPad securely

Security is vital if you're going to use an iPad a business device. Rich Mogull has some advice on how to keep the tablet and its data safe.

How to force your Mac to update its malware definitions

Apple's already released a new update to its recently-changed malware definitions file. Here's how to force your Mac to grab the latest update from Apple.

Bugs & Fixes: Mac Defender strikes again; Apple fights back

Ted Landau considers Mac Defender to be a rather low risk threat. Most users will never confront any Mac Defender variant. And those that do will still need to be "tricked" by the software before they are in any real danger.

On the Internet, trust no one

Ted Landau's tips and techniques for avoiding online scams.

How to delete your Mac's Web browser history

This tutorial will show you how to clear your browser history in each of the most popular Web browsers for the Mac.

Facebook Tip: Enable encryption to avoid privacy glitch

Some Facebook traffic this week took a misguided trip from AT&T servers through China and South Korea, exposing some user data. To protect yourself against such glitches, here's how to enable Facebook's HTTPS feature.

Five iPad safety tips for enterprise users

Don't deploy iPads in the enterprise without considering these security measures.

Facebook Privacy: Four valuable yet hard-to-find settings

Hunting for specific privacy settings can be tedious, so CIO.com did the work for you. Here's a list of four of the most important Facebook privacy settings, where to find them, and how to change them.

Facebook quick tip: Three more ways to shore up security

CIO's Kristin Burnham is back with more tips on shoring up your Facebook security and staying safe on the social networking service.