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News Microsoft announced new upcoming security features for Windows 11 on Tuesday. However, one of the most significant ones, Smart App Control, requires you to reset your PC. Opinion Device encryption isn’t universal for all Windows 11 Home users. That leaves some vulnerable if their PC is ever lost or stolen. News The FCC has deemed antivirus company Kaspersky Lab a risk to U.S. national security, and has added the company to a list of firms the U.S. government refuses to do business with. Should you?
News The Lapsus$ hacking group is attacking some of the biggest players in the technology industry, including Nvidia, Samsung, and now Microsoft. News New firmware protects a range of Asus Wi-Fi routers from the emerging Cyclops Blink botnet. Updated Both Dell and Lenovo appear to be passing on Microsoft's Pluton technology for securing their PCs. But the reason why might not be all that complicated. News Nvidia GeForce graphics card owners may be vulnerable to malware if they're not careful with their next GPU driver installation. Feature Protect your PC and your online accounts with these 5 simple tasks that supercharge your security. Feature Identity theft and fraudulent charges are just part of the headache that can result from using weak passwords. Shore up your defenses with one of these free password managers. Updated Many of the big names in antivirus offer a free version of their security suites. Here are our top five choices for free AV. News A OneDrive issue is causing some basic security steps to be less effective when you reset Windows. Updated The best password is one you probably can't easily remember—that's why a password manager is so crucial to your online security. We review LastPass, Dashlane, Keeper, NordPass, and others to find the best one for managing passwords. News Formerly limited to the desktop version of Chrome, the new and unpopular alternative to cookie-based tracking is going mobile. News The latest version of Google Chrome patches a bug that's being actively attacked. News Hackers created an impressive fake Microsoft site to steal personal info and cryptocurrency. News Microsoft Defender Preview is now live for both Windows PCs and Android phones, offering a clean, organized way to protect your devices against malware and phishing attempts. Updated Microsoft said Monday that it will block users from downloading untrusted Office macros authored in Visual Basic (VBA) that can be used as a way to inject malware into your computer. News Microsoft now knows how long your PC must be on and connected to receive the latest Windows updates. Feature Use these tips to maximize your password security—and further simplify the process of using a password manager. News A "Microsoft Defender Preview" app in the Microsoft Store says that Defender will eventually protect Macs and Android phones, and leaked images imply the same.