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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.

Seven essential privacy extensions for Firefox

They say privacy doesn't exist on the Web--but that doesn't mean you can't try to safeguard your personal information.

How to get rid of Web browser cookies

When random sites started displaying his Facebook profile picture and welcoming him by name, Kirk McElhearn decided it was time to do something about his Web browser cookies. Here's why you might want to delete cookies and what to expect if you do.

Bugs & Fixes: What's the risk with the Citi Mobile security flaw

Ted Landau takes a closer look at a security flaw with the Citi Mobile iPhone app and whether users should be concerned about how secure their financial data is.