Lincoln Spector

Contributing Editor

Freelance journalist (and sometimes humorist) Lincoln Spector has been writing about tech longer than he would care to admit. A passionate cinephile, he also writes the Bayflicks.net movie blog.

Free backup tools for your PC

How to keep your neighbors from hijacking your Wi-Fi

Your Internet connection could be slow for many reasons, but you can rule out local Wi-Fi thieves by employing strong passwords.

When malware strikes: How to clean an infected PC

Snuffing out viruses and malware is serious business. Here's how to diagnose, treat, and protect an ailing PC.

One antivirus program is better than two

Arcticsid installed one antivirus program on a new PC that already had another. Then he asked if that was a good idea.

Is Your ISP Spying On You?

Arcticsid asked the Answer Line forum if his ISP can "sit back...watch a screen, and see everything you are doing at any given time?"

How Do I See Who's Been Using My PC?

AzharIqbal asked the Other Hardware forum how to see who else is using his computer.

Can I Safely Open a File That Contains "Macros?"

Ronald Albaitis tried opening a file and got a warning that it contained "macros."

Will One Antivirus Program Take Care of Your Security Needs?

Bvs1216 uses Microsoft Security Essentials. He asked the Answer Line forum if he needs to supplement it with additional protection.

Is it Really Necessary to Logout of Web Sites?

Keith Stanley wants to know if he should logout of Web sites that require a login

I emailed a credit card number

Robert emailed credit card information to a business. Should he cancel the credit card?

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