PC And Phone Security: The Basics You Need To Know

This week is National Cyber Security Awareness Week. Security for your computer and mobile phone is vital, but despite the ever-growing range of threats, keeping your systems safe isn't too challenging if you follow some sensible basic steps. Here's a round-up of Lifehacker's most useful security guides.

Updates & Security Software


Staying Safe Online

Smartphone Security

Lifehacker 101 is a weekly feature covering fundamental techniques that Lifehacker constantly refers to, explaining them step-by-step. Hey, we were all newbies once, right?


    False Security? Your featured padlock is not securing anything...

      Ha. Well spotted.

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