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Three essential security add-ons for Firefox, Chrome, and IE

The free extensions for Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Internet Explorer thwart trackers, block ads (in Firefox and Chrome), and rate the safety of links before you click them: Ghostery, Adblock Plus, and Web of Trust, respectively.

By May 7, 2013

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The best Internet Explorer security add-ons

IE remains the most widely used browser, and version 8 is much safer than its predecessors; these six free add-ons help IE 8 users avoid malware and other Web dangers.

By October 19, 2010

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Essential Firefox security add-ons

No browser is unbreachable, but the security add-ons available for Mozilla's Firefox browser certainly put the odds in your favor.

By November 17, 2009

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A look at Intego Internet Security Barrier X6 for OS X

When it comes to a full Internet security suite for OS X, one of the more-robust options out there is Intego's Internet Security Barrier X6.

By November 22, 2011

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Browsers tackle the 'BEAST' Web security problem

Mozilla considers disabling Java in Firefox as a solution to a weakness with the Transport Layer Security protocol used for accessing sensitive Web sites.

By September 29, 2011

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Malwarebytes: With Anti-Exploit, we'll stop the worst attacks on PCs

Launching its new Anti-Exploit software, Malwarebytes sets out to seal up the most-feared security gaps in browsers, PDF readers, Java, and Microsoft Office.

By June 12, 2014

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Apple canceling security updates for PowerPC Macs

With Apple's latest update, it appears the company has stopped issuing security updates for OS X 10.5, which means that PowerPC-based Macs will be left more vulnerable.

By September 12, 2011

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Microsoft tells IE users how to defend against zero-day bug

In lieu of a fix, Microsoft offers workarounds to combat the bug that has left browser users open to attacks.

By April 30, 2014

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Screen unwanted calls without one-at-a-time blocking

The free Nomorobo service and AT&T's Privacy Manager help reduce the number of nuisance calls that aren't blocked by the Do Not Call registry.

By April 17, 2014

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LastPass checks sites for 'Heartbleed' automatically

Password manager LastPass adds a Heartbleed bug vulnerability scan to its site security check.

By April 9, 2014