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.
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.
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.
If you have a web service that supports remote users, you will know that malevolent login attempts are an everyday occurrence.
But hosting providers worldwide are reporting an onslaught at well above average levels...
Award-winning security blogger Brian Krebs has shared details of his investigation into who might have been behind Flashback - which hit more than 600,000 Mac computers in early 2012
A botnet called "Chameleon" is said to be generating more than $6 million a month through bogus clicks on online adverts.
Find out more about how click fraud works.
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Security experts at Microsoft, working with others in the computer security industry, have disrupted a botnet being used by the Bamital malware family.
Here's how you know if *you* need to take any action on your PCs.
Kariem McFarlin pleaded guilty to a range of burglary offences including one of the home of Steve Jobs's widow.
He got seven years. How do you think this compares with cybercrime sentencing?
Veteran cybercrime investigator Bob Burls looks back on a case where the diligence of an IT professional helped convict a botmaster who had made tens of thousands of dollars.
The Georgian government's CERT (Computer Emergency Response Team) claims it has linked an internet attack to Russia's security services, and even turned the tables on a hacker it believes was involved by secretly taking over his computer and taking video footage of him.
Cybercrime investigators at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have been awarded $250,000 by Facebook, for the great work they do helping fight cybercrime - including helping unmask the people behind the Koobface botnet.
HSBC has successfully recovered from a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack which saw a number of its websites brought down, making it impossible for customers to use internet banking services.