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Move over sci-fy! The world of the future is here today. We’re surrounded by smart TVs, phones, watches, cars, houses, and hundreds of others interconnected devices. With the whole world at our fingertips, it’s more important than ever to stay safe, stay informed, and stay on top of the latest and greatest.

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18 Online Security Secrets from Internet Security Experts

Boost your online security—and thwart hackers—with advice from cybersecurity experts.

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How to Tell If Your Computer Has Been Hacked

Your computer is slow, your webcam has gone rogue, and weird apps seem to install by themselves. We hate to...


These Are the Most Common Passwords—Do Yours Make the List?

If your password appears on this passwords list, you're an easy target for hackers.


Why You Need to Set Up Two-Factor Authentication ASAP

What is two-factor authentication, and why do experts say it's the key to better online security?


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How to Use AirDrop on Any Apple Device

AirDrop is an incredibly convenient way to share photos, videos, and other kinds of files. Here's how to use it—and...

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How to Block Annoying Emails for Good

Ready to finally stop getting those pesky spam emails? Here's how to block them—and clean up your inbox for good.


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The FBI Warns About This New Threat to Home Security Devices

A scary, new attack targets owners of smart devices including home security cameras—and could have deadly consequences.

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Are Open Wi-Fi Networks Safe?

Public Wi-Fi is extremely convenient, safer than it used to be, and, of course, free. But are the risks of...


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The Dangers of TikTok That Are Worth Your Attention

We all love TikTok, but there are many things we don't know yet about the app. After you click agree,...


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Here’s What Hackers Can Do with Just Your Email Address

Once hackers know your email address, they can access more information about you. Here are some of the things they...