The big stories of 2013 were Adobe, PRISM and CryptoLocker - but what about some of the wackier stuff? Google's dead donkey? The Space Station lost and found? Gun wielding penguins?
All this and more in 60 Sec Security - 04 January 2014
OpenSSL, the widely-used open source cryptographic library, had its website defaced.
Early stories may have told you that it was a "hypervisor hack," which sounds like serious trouble, but it wasn't...
Singapore police have arrested a man they claim is "The Messiah."
They allege he's responsible for recent hacks against websites in Singapore, including the blog of a journalist who didn't report his original hacking threats as precisely as he liked.
John Anthony Borell III, aka "@ItsKahuna", admitted to attacking a slew of police sites in an operation that included exposing the personal details of thousands.
A Reuters journalist has been indicted by a US federal grand jury for allegedly handing over the login credentials of his former employer, Los Angeles Times parent company Tribune Co., to Anonymous hackers.
The fallout over the controversial conviction of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot continued on Tuesday, with hackers compromising and defacing the webpage of Moscow's Khamovnichesky Court.
Anonymous is proud of saying that an idea can't be arrested or killed, but it seems like the Boston Police Department has thought of one way of fighting back: sarcasm.
Anonymous are threatening to attack the City of Toronto if they evict the occupy protesters from St. James Park. They have also hacked political websites in Mexico during this weekend's election posting videos accusing officials of corruption.
One of the websites belonging to global electronics giant LG has been hacked by a collective calling itself the Intra Web Security Exploit Team.
Watch a video of what the attackers did. And learn how to avoid ending up in this situation yourself!
An AntiSec hacker tells police in a phone call that boredom drove him to hack their website.
Listen for yourself to the call.
With heavy fighting reaching the compound of Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi's compound, hackers have also taken virtual arms overnight and defaced the website of domain name registry nic.ly.
The website of British football superstar David Beckham has been hacked, with an image of a hapless dog attempting to eat a bowl of food painted on a street sign.
Is this an own goal for the soccer ace?
If you went to the website of Sony Music Ireland earlier today you would have seen some astonishing celebrity stories..
The SwagSec hacking group has broken into the official website of singer Amy Winehouse and defaced it by posting an expletive-filled message and an image of the rapper Lil' B.
An analysis of the defacement of classiccars.com. Find out how to secure your site against attack and some of the techniques used by our adversaries.