JP Morgan Chase is the latest financial institution to own up to a data breach.
The details are still scanty, but it looks as though it happened back in July, wasn't noticed until September and was only owned up to in December...
The story of LG's "data stealing" TVs continues to twist and turn, with LG now on its third version of what happened, and why.
LG is sorry for the confusion caused by reports of problems, but not for the problems themselves - in fact, it doesn't seem to think they're a problem at all...
Apple just closed up yet more lockscreen holes in iOS 7.
Reading the release notes will give you a sense of déjà vu - one of the bugs is pretty much the same hole that was patched in iOS 7.0.2...
One of Microsoft's 14 promised patches for September failed to materialise.
There's still plenty left over, though: IE gets a jumbo fix, as usual; SharePoint, FrontPage, Excel, Access, Outook and more get vital updates, too.
What happened to LastPass that it needed a patch? How do Philips wireless lights handle security? What will become of Bradley Manning? And what has Wikileaks been up to lately?
Take a look at 60 Second Security and find out!
Remember last week, when Naked Security et al. told you that Facebook leaked email addresses and phone numbers for 6 million users, but that it was really kind of a modest leak, given that it's a billion-user service?
OK, scratch the "modest" part.
Episode #109 of our popular Chet Chat podcast series is out.
Chet and Duck are back with their almost entirely reverent opinions on the latest computer security issues.
Snapchat claims to let you share even "ugly selfies" because once they're viewed they "disappear forever."
US-based computer forensics geek Richard Hickman thought he'd find out how true that claim was...
San Francisco-based document sharing site Scribd has admitted to a network intrusion.
Details are scant, but fortunately a notification published by the company suggests that no more than 1% of users are at risk...
A government department in New Zealand has had to apologise twice after mixing up CC: and BCC: when apologising for mixing up CC: and BCC:.
It's a really easy mistake to make, so take a moment to remind yourself why it's a bad idea...
US CERT has issued an intriguing Vulnerability Note about a data and password leakage flaw in a number of HP printers.
It's a bit of a trip down memory lane, whisking us all the way back to one of the bugs exploited by Robert Morris's infamous Internet Worm back in 1988...
A woman called a "terrific employee" by her boss was fired after downloading 6,000 medical records onto a USB drive that she then lost. Whose fault is it, really? Perhaps if the company had technology in place to prevent the transmission of unencrypted records onto a USB device, the lamentable event wouldn't have happened in the first place.
By popular request, here is the leaderboard for the Skyfall #sophospuzzle.
The solvers are listed in speed order.
Some hints to help you solve the latest #sophospuzzle before the deadline.
If you haven't tried it yet, perhaps this will help convince you that it's solvable after all. Go on - get your virtual secret agent tuxedo on, and give it a go.
There's a new #sophospuzzle on the go!
This time, the theme is Skyfall and Bond, James Bond. You'll handle a field message from another agent, decode a data file stolen from M's computer, and unravel a secret location - all in a day's work for the world's best-dressed secret agent.
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.
The UK Information Commissioner's Office in the UK recently fined the Greater Manchester Police £150,000 for a data breach.
The problem boiled down to an unencrypted USB key stolen from an officers's home.