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Spot a phishing e-mail in 2014

Has your account been compromised? Have you recently won a contest? Chances are good a hacker is trying to reel you in.

By January 27, 2014

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How to spot dangerous links before you click them

Internet crooks are adept at breaching Web security techniques, which makes it more important than ever for people to verify sites before they visit them.

By May 1, 2012

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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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Help! My PC is infected with malware (FAQ)

Here is basic information for how to figure out if your computer might be infected and what to do if you think it is.

By October 18, 2010

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McAfee: Our shortened URLs are safer (podcast)

Security firm McAfee will compete with Bitly, TinyURL, and others with its own URL-shortening service, which scans a shortened link's destination for malware when clicked on.

By September 21, 2010

Review

SiteAdvisor

This premium edition of the free SiteAdvisor blocks also links from IM and e-mail, but we question whether that's enough to justify the additional cost.

February 16, 2007

3 stars Editors' rating February 16, 2007

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Cameron Diaz 'riskiest' celeb on the Net

Diaz replaces Jessica Biel as the riskiest celebrity to search for on the Internet, according to the latest report from McAfee.

By August 19, 2010

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Firefox add-on blocks malicious search results

The free Search Engine Security add-on from Zscaler attempts to thwart malware lurking in bogus search-engine results by making page requests appear to originate elsewhere.

By August 11, 2010

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Hunch gets $10 million from Khosla Ventures, others

Hunch, a buzzy start-up that answers questions using crowdsourced recommendations, has lined up at least $10 million in funding, according to sources.

By March 12, 2010

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Five tips for safe Web shopping

When making online purchases, it pays to know who you're dealing with, what you're getting, and when you're getting it, but beware of unwanted offers and unexpected charges.

By November 25, 2009