Best Software

Keep your Net activities away from prying eyes

If you share a PC with someone at home or work, you have pretty good reasons for wanting to keep your Internet activities private.

Yes, it’s easy to cloak your surfing history from casual eavesdroppers, but hiding your browser tracks from determined, technically skilled users is actually quite challenging.

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Connect safely over open Wi-Fi networks

Using a Wi-Fi network in a coffee shop, airport, or hotel is such a serious security risk that I simply never do it without taking additional measures to protect my data and my PC.

These three techniques will keep you safe while using a public network, often without costing you anything but a small bit of time.

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Tools let parents control their kids’ PC use

You can do your best to keep your children safe by using one of two top Internet access–control utilities.

My top choices for little kids and teens cover all the bases: protocol-level filtering, usage time limits, monitoring tools, and remote management.

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