Raynaldo Rivera, suspected of hacking into computer systems belonging to Sony Pictures, and stealing the personal information and passwords of thousands of innocent internet users, has been arrested by the FBI.
Police in the Philippines have arrested more than 350 Chinese and Taiwanese nationals in a massive sting operation against a phone-based account takeover scam.
Some Android users have got a nasty scare, as three websites - involved in the distribution of cracked and stolen Android smartphone apps - were shut down by the FBI.
Hector Monsegur, the notorious hacker known as "Sabu," once railed against the establishment. Now he owes his freedom to the good graces of federal authorities, who successfully lobbied for a six month extension on his sentencing.
In a case that has been cloaked in secrecy, a phone company is fighting an FBI request to access customer records.
The much-talked-about DNS Changer 'internet blackout' happens on Monday, July 9.
But are we really going to have a 'blackout'?
Paul Ducklin explains what's going on, and how to avoid trouble, in this easy-to-follow video.
A hacker who went by the online moniker of "Dr Smurf" on the underground DarkMarket cybercrime forum has pleaded guilty to charges of identify theft.
The FBI charged 28 and arrested 24 in the bust of a major internet credit card fraud ring today. The accused were involved in a large variety of fraud schemes involving 411,000 credit cards and over $205 million.
The sorry saga of Ryan Cleary, now 20 years old and an alleged hacker from the group LulzSec, continues to unfold.
Arrested in the UK, charged, released and then re-arrested, Cleary now faces federal hacking charges in the USA as well.
A recently published Freedom of Information Act (FOI) request has revealed that in at least one case, the US police's hunt for online child pornographers has been hindered by Tor.
New Jersey town mayor was arrested on Thursday for allegedly hacking into a site that criticized his administration and intimidating individuals associated with it. You couldn't make this stuff up...
Do you use the internet in hotels when travelling abroad? Do you think it's safe to do so?
The FBI thinks you should be careful.. but is being surprisingly coy about the details.
Cybercrime is big business these days, in fact it's an industry. So it's not a surprise to find that criminals are embracing ecommerce. But some will be surprised to discover just how professional and legitimate criminal websites can appear.
Users may not realise now that their computers are using rogue DNS servers to access the internet... but come July 9th, things might be rather different.
Find out how to check your computer, and how Sophos products can help.
The story of the Pimpin Hoes Daily gang founder Dante Dears, his pattern-locked Samsung phone, the feds, google, and subpoenas. Why couldn't the FBI get into the locked phone? Get the popcorn - this is interesting.
How careful are you with your conference call details?
Can you be sure that no-one is listening in to your private business discussions?
Hector Xavier Monsegur may have portrayed the exploits of Anonymous and LulzSec as a glamorous fight against "the man", but the dark criminal realities of their exploits were exposed in his indictment. It appears he wasn't just in it for the lulz.