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.
Security researchers have captured 120,000 emails intended for Fortune 500 companies by exploiting a basic typo.
The emails included trade secrets, business invoices, personal information about employees, network diagrams and passwords.
Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands has her personal phone number released onto the web, via WikiLeaks diplomatic cables.
Even regal grandmothers can find they have been exposed by WikiLeaks.
The cone of silence over WikiLeaks' thousands of sources - many of whose lives are at risk if identified - has been shattered, all thanks to the most mundane, all-too-human security screwup imaginable.
To wit: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange wrote down the password on a piece of paper.
Did hackers really hack into Julianne Hough's iPhone and steal her private photos?
The actress/singer/dancer may have not wanted this kind of exposure.
It appears that the experts in data leakage have accidentally lost some of their own data. Uncensored copies of the stolen diplomatic cables WikiLeaks was trusted with have been accidentally disclosed.
With children as young as five now being told it's mandatory to bring an iPad into the classroom, what can be done to ensure safe and secure surfing?
Hackers have broken into Epson Korea's computer systems, and stole information including passwords, phone numbers, names, and email addresses of customers who had registered with the company.