The wrangle between Indian cybercrew The Lords of Dhamaraja and Symantec over a source code breach in 2006 continues.
Whatever happened, the fact remains: this was a cybercrime and the "hackers" are the crooks.
The FBI acknowledged hackers have penetrated at least 3 US cities SCADA systems, one of them "major". The FBI is receiving a 12% budget increase for Cyber, but claims the division will double in size this year.
A hacker in Romania has been arrested and accused of breaking into NASA and causing $500,000 in damages.
The FBI is cock-a-hoop today, having just announced the bust of six Estonians for malware-related cybercrimes.
The case goes back to 2007, with the investigation itself apparently having taken two years.
In a first-ever conference, officials warned that bloated security software is no match for lean, nimble malware as the country battles unnamed enemies.
London's Metropolitan Police Service has announced the conviction and sentencing of two Ukrainian cybercrooks.
The pair raided innocent victims' bank accounts of at least $4.5 million in just six months.
I've just returned form an event organised by the Queenland cybercops.
The Seniors' Fraud Protection Symposium brought law enforcement, business and industry groups together to work to reduce the exposure of seniors to financially-oriented crimes.
For the last two weeks, Australia has been fascinated with a peculiar crime committed in one of Sydney's most prestigious suburbs.
If you've heard the name of the victim, Madeleine Pulver, you've probably heard the story behind the crime.
London's Metropolitan Police Service, colloquially known as The Met, has quadrupled the size of its cybercrime unit in the last two months.
This is a handy crime-fighting reversal after last year's 30% budget cut.
The White House unveiled their strategy on combating Transnational Organized Crime (TOC) organizations today. The document outlines their increased focus on international cybercriminals and the cooperation with foreign governments necessary to impact their operations.
A 24-year-old, described as a researcher at Harvard University's Center for Ethics, has been arrested in Massachusetts, USA, on a raft of computer crime charges.
The charge-sheet is curiously reminiscent of a hacker movie.
Don't assume that fake websites will be obvious because of poor spelling, unprofessional layout or brand inaccuracies.
Here's some advice for our Aussie readers at tax time. Don't worry if you're not in Australia, or you're not worried about your tax affairs: the advice is valid worldwide, year-long.
"It seems so easy to be a cybercrook - why don't the police do something about it?"
Despite the technical and legal complexities of taking on international cybercrime, the cops sometimes do get their man - or men.
Bitcoin is an anonymous digital cash system. If you're worried about data breaches, privacy, identity theft, unwarranted surveillance and more, it sounds great.
Sadly, however, the Bitcoin infrastructure has suffered a catastrophic data breach of its own.
If you consider yourself a hacker and you have time to spare, how do you spend it?
Are you tempted by DDoSes and gratuitous break-ins, just for the lulz, or are you ready to help?