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DropMyRights part 3: Living with it

Living with the DropMyRights program.

By August 16, 2007


DropMyRights part 2: Installing and configuring

Installing and configuring the free DropMyRights program to make Windows XP more secure.

By August 12, 2007


Every Windows XP user should drop their rights

DropMyRights offers improved security for Windows XP--and it's free.

By August 7, 2007


Restricting insecure applications

A look at two lists of the most insecure applications and using them to chose applications that DropMyRights should run in restricted mode.

By November 6, 2007


Two free programs help prevent drive-by downloads

With Web-hosting companies now in the cross-hairs of malware distributors, you need to take extra precautions to avoid infection simply by visiting a compromised site.

By August 17, 2010


A new e-mail scam

Yet another e-mail-based scam, reminding us of the importance of always be skeptical about e-mail messages, and not to judge them based on the from address.

By August 21, 2007


Can you trust that file?

If you suspect a file might be malicious, there are Web sites that can scan (and scan and scan) it for you.

By August 26, 2007


Improving on Walter Mossberg's PC-buying advice

Many factors go into deciding the fate of an old computer, says CNET Blog Network contributor Michael Horowitz.

By November 5, 2007


Defensive Computing Cheat Sheet

A review of the postings on this blog

By December 29, 2007


When to convert from Windows XP to Vista, part 2

Every new version of Windows includes hundreds of bugs. At what point do you consider Vista sufficiently debugged that you can depend on it?

By September 25, 2007