How Carnivore Works - The FBI's Carnivore can tap into networks to intercept anything done on the Net. Find out what's involved in Web eavesdropping.
How Computer Viruses Work - New viruses seem to pop up on a daily basis. Find out how to avoid these pesky computer "infections."
How Encryption Works - How secure is the Internet for sending sensitive information? Learn all about encryption, authentication, hash algorithms and more.
How Firewalls Work - Firewalls have helped protect computers in large companies for years. Learn how firewalls work and why you might want one for your home network.
How Internet Cookies Work - Cookies are widely used by Web sites to keep track of their visitors. Find out what Internet cookies really are and what they can actually find out about you.
How Surge Protectors Work - Can surge protectors protect your computer and home entertainment system from voltage surges? Find out how they work and what you should look for when buying!
How Virtual Private Networks Work - Virtual Private Networks give companies and organizations a way to extend their secure networks. Find out how they work!
How Workplace Surveillance Works - If you're surfing at work, you may not be the only one who knows. Watching workers has become an industry unto itself. Find out exactly how companies are monitoring employees.