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.
The latest entrant into the scary-infrastructure category comes from a technology that feels like it should be warm and fuzzy and definitely should not contribute to your personal and financial details getting ripped off.
Apple released the latest update to iTunes today, version 11.0.3, fixing 41 vulnerabilities in the Windows version and 1 in the OS X version. Many of these flaws are rated critical and we advise you update as soon as possible.
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.
Ever wondered how cybercriminals turn electronic trickery into cold, hard cash? What sort of person gets drawn into this sort of crime? Who bears the cost? And how do the cops arrest the perpetrators when they might be dozens of network hops away?
Last week, we ran a competition around a steganographic code that was used by the British during the Second Word War.
Take a secret military message, and wrap it up into a believable "letter home"... it's harder than it sounds!
The AP reports that records for two months of calls to 20 lines were seized, including a phone line straight into the heart of the House of Representatives. Congress, to its credit, is not amused.
Not to be outdone by Microsoft and Adobe's Patch Tuesday releases, Mozilla pushed out its latest browser and email client updates today.
There are no bated-breath patches for in-the-wild exploits, but 3 of the 8 security fixes are deemed "critical".
Microsoft has just released its monthly updates for May 2013. The zero-day IE flaw used on the Dept of Labor website was fixed, as well as an IE 10 hole used at PWN2OWN.
Critical fixes for Adobe Reader, Flash Player and ColdFusion also hit the streets today.
"Colin was here" - Sky News Twitter not hacked as a "disaster recovery" test message is accidentally posted
The Sky Newsbreak Twitter account appears to have been hacked, or at least hijacked, earlier today. But who *is* Colin?
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.
Identity thieves can't help but brag about all the food they consume with the money they're stealing... Too bad their smarts aren't as big as their appetite.
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.
Here's a video that might make you think twice about taking your laptop out into the world unencrypted.
This is "data theft" in the most literal sense...