The Syrian Electronic Army has struck again - this time adding the scalp of the prestigious Financial Times to its collection of hijacked accounts belonging to well-known media organisations.
Graham Cluley argues that it's not cool, or funny, to hack into companies, expose the private information of members of the general public, and to launch denial of service attacks.
LulzSec are about to be sentenced, which will tell us what the judge thinks.
But why not tell us what you think, right here, right now?
Just about every security company publishes some sort of prevalence data - those little bar charts and top tens showing the most important and widespread threats. The raw data behind these easy-to-consume representations can be very useful to security experts and testers.
Four members of the notorious LulzSec hacking gang, who attacked websites belonging to the likes of the CIA, the NHS and the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA), are due to be sentenced by the UK authorities.
Although there has been increased talk recently on drive-by-downloads and compromised websites being used to deliver malware, it's worth remembering that email-based malware is far from dead.
The BBC America shop accidentally shipped an episode of Doctor Who to thousands of US fans before it was broadcast on television. Even as you read this, battles are being waged against spoiler hackers, while fan site Kasterborous suggests fans just unplug from the internet.
Crooks who swindled a woman out of her £1 million ($1.5 million) life savings, and blew their ill-gotten gains on cheeseburgers, gold and computers, are now facing jail time.
It's that time of the week again - here's your roundup of everything we wrote in the last seven days.
What happens when a scammer decides to marry fake anti-virus and bogus support calls?
Paul Ducklin has a bit of a weekend chuckle at the result...
Satirical news publication The Onion has gone into detail about how hackers managed to steal its passwords, access its internal emails, and hijack its Twitter account.
Adrian-Tiberiu Oprea, a Romanian national and the alleged ringleader of the gang responsible for a multimillion-dollar hack of the Subway fast-food chain, has pleaded guilty.
One problem with network games: how do you trust the other people in the contest?
You could build a network that requires your customers to installed a special "cheat-blocker" client...
...and then use the client to mine Bitcoins.
A subdomain of the US Department of Labor's main website, running off a separate server - what's known colloquially as a microsite - was modified to serve up malware.
Paul Ducklin takes a quick look at the attack...
After computers in Germany became infected with the notorious Conficker worm, 170 of them were disposed of and replaced with new equipment at the taxpayers' expense.
Wouldn't it have been easier (and cheaper) to have wiped the drives and restored from a backup?
It sometimes seems like anyone with a computer feels qualified to do comparative anti-virus testing. There are a lot of pitfalls to look out for, which often trip up unwary would-be testers and regularly lead to wonky data and odd conclusions. So how do you know which tests are any good?
If you've received an email in your inbox telling you that your wire transfer has been cancelled, take care - as it's the latest attempt by online criminals to infect the general public's Windows computers.