A database server at DreamHost is illegally accessed by a hacker, and the passwords of some customers may have been compromised.
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.
Online shoe and clothing retailer Zappos.com has warned its users that it has suffered a massive data breach, impacting up to 24 million customers.
If you spend a lot of time paying attention to IT (in)security it can drive you to rant on occasion. This is one of those occasions, as too many companies are putting their future and their customers at risk thinking that "IT security isn't our busniess".
Customers of Stratfor who had their account details published by Anonymous last month started receiving joke spam messages today containing the famous Rickroll video. This message is a pertinent reminder that many of our emails and business relationships were disclosed by cyber criminals last year and to never click links or open attachments in email messages.
The Australian government has thumbed its nose at legal safeguards for ethical hackers, according to security researcher Alana Maurushat.
Industry professionals say they went out of their way to submit proposals for recent reviews of cybercrime laws, but the government decided to reject them all.
A new report suggests that Google's Code Search is being used by groups such as LulzSec and Anonymous to find passwords and other private data, gain access to secure networks and decide who their next victim should be.
A former gambling industry worker who sold personal data relating to over 65,000 online bingo players has been found guilty under the Data Protection Act.
The popular sportswear manufacturer Adidas has suffered a "sophisticated, criminal cyber attack" made against a number of its sites.
Advice for Scarlett Johansson on how to ensure that her Yahoo mail and private photos can *never* be automatically forwarded.
A high-tech military contractor, which suffered an attack from hackers earlier this year, is reported to have lost sensitive data related to defence equipment including fighter jet planes and nuclear power plant plans.
When security researcher Patrick Webster recently alerted his investment fund company of a glaring security lapse, he was thanked with a legal threat and notice that he just might be billed for the security fix.
A survey released to tie in with National Identity Fraud Prevention Week reveals that 7% of UK residents, or 4 million of us, have been victims of identity fraud, with the average cost of this being just above £1000.
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley stated this week that her office will begin an investigation targeting Apple Computers. She is looking into whether Apple is in compliance with her state's data breach notification laws related to fraud occurring on the iTunes store.
Accusations fly that China may have been responsible for hacking a weapons maker, while Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is criticised for not reporting the attack to the Japanese defence ministry earlier.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan's biggest defense contractor, has revealed that it suffered a hacker attack in August that caused some of its networks to be infected by malware.
QR codes are a highly convenient way to link a physical object to a URL. Point your phone's camera at the 2D barcode and you're instantly taken to a website.
But that's something which can have security consequences, as mobile guru Terence Eden explains.
Bad news if you have been on vacation at one of the Wilderness resorts in Tennessee and Wisconsin in the last couple of years - hackers may now have your credit card details.
There may be up to 40,000 victims of the hack - which could lead to identity theft.