Law & order
Facebook should be doing more to protect its billion users from abuse, argues Graham Cluley.
Can any social network defend taking no proactive action against pages which promote date-rape drug Rohypnol and have obviously offensive content?
To remind taxpayers to be on the lookout for scams ranging from identity theft to return-preparer fraud, the IRS posted its Dirty Dozen list of tax scams for 2013.
The largest recorded DDoS attack has been ongoing for over eight days now, causing slowdowns and errors throughout the internet. Is this a one time scenario or does this expose a greater weakness in the world's largest network?
Slovenian police on Thursday raided 12 homes and arrested five Slovenian citizens in connection with sending malware-packed email to small and medium businesses' accounting departments.
A US teenager is charged with distributing child pornography after allegedly hacking minors' cellphones through an SMS ad that installed malware, giving him access to the phones' content.
Sky News journalist Gerard Tubb may have hacked into emails sent by "Canoe Man", but he will escape prosecution.
Other journalists would be unwise, says Graham Cluley, to see this as a green light for email hacking.
A pair of former Subway franchisees from California have been charged with cyberfraud against their former fellows.
The DoJ alleges they sold pre-compromised PoS systems that allowed them to plunder gift card credits from afar...
A Reuters journalist has been indicted by a US federal grand jury for allegedly handing over the login credentials of his former employer, Los Angeles Times parent company Tribune Co., to Anonymous hackers.
It's that time of the week again - here's your roundup of everything we wrote in the last seven days.
Brian Krebs was the victim of a caller ID spoof that resulted in armed police surrounding his house. He's pretty sure about the criminal element responsible and has linked the perpetrator(s) to a denial-of-service attack against Ars Technica following its report of Krebs's ordeal.
Genesco, a massive American retailer, suffered an intrusion by cybercrooks in 2010. It was subsequently "fined" over $10m by the payment card industry.
Now it wants its money back...
A $7 million fine imposed by 38 US states will settle an investigation into Google's grab of private data - including emails, text messages, browsing histories and passwords - from unsecured wireless networks as its cars patrolled neighborhoods, snapping photos around the world.
French telecom regulators have suggested that Skype could face charges for failing to register as a telecom and do all the things that French telecoms are supposed to do - for example, let French police eavesdrop on calls...