Outriders is a BBC Radio 5 Live programme that describes itself as "exploring the frontiers of the web."
On this week's show, host Jamillah Knowles interviewed Naked Security's Paul Ducklin about security and safety on line over the festive season...
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?
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.
The official Twitter account used by the BBC's weather team has been hijacked by Syrian hackers.
Fortunately, they don't seem to be using it to spread malicious links - but are instead trying to spread political messages about Syria instead.
Malware campaigns spammed out in the last 24 hours have pretended to be breaking news stories from the likes of CNN and the BBC.
Passing off old as new is dishonest in any industry - but it's more dangerous in some than in others.
Hard disks may not wear out like chainsaw blades or cam belts - it's not what they may have lost in their life so far, but in what they have gained: other people's data.
Science fiction writer Elizabeth Moon does *not* believe that all humans should be subcutaneously RFID chipped at birth.
The BBC has revealed that it suffered a "sophisticated cyber attack" following a campaign of persistent intimidation from the Iranian authorities.
Be on the lookout for emails claiming to come from a daytime TV show, after it was discovered that scammers are using the disguise to grab personal information.
Google has once again admitted to profiting from advertisements for illegal products and services. Recently the BBC exposed them for making money on bogus Olympic 2012 ticket sales.
The BBC claims that computer hackers were hired by private investigators to spy on politicians and the military.
And who benefited from the hacking? The British press.
I must be the luckiest person on the planet - I keep winning lotteries!
Here's the latest notification - straight from Aunty Beeb herself, the BBC.