The Complete Layman's Guide to Cyber Safety

Your guide to guarding against ID theft, online scams, computer break-ins and other 21st century threats.
By Pat Regnier and Jeanne Sahadi


Defend your computer
Some pretty bad folks are trying to break into your (virtual) home all the time. But you can make it a lot harder for them. (more)

Thwart ID thieves
You can spend big bucks and drive yourself nuts listening to the hype. Or you can take a few sensible precautions. (more)

Guard your privacy at work
Everything you do at the office is an open book. Understand that and you can save yourself embarrassment. Or worse. (more)

Keep your kids safe
Your parents worried that you watched too much TV. They never had to deal with IMs and MySpace. (more)

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