You too can get into somebody's locked iPhone, particularly if you have a prehensile tail and don't mind (almost) placing a phony emergency call. Which you a) probably don't and b) hopefully do.
The latest high-profile organisation to fall victim to cybercriminals is the US television network NBC.
NBC's website was "owned" and used as a go-between in a campaign to infect online visitors automatically.
A YouTube video showing you how to unlock an iPhone 5 without the passcode has racked up nearly 300,000 hits over the past two weeks.
Paul Ducklin looks into the good and the bad of the story...
Everything you need to know about the Twitter hack, and how you should respond to it - in simple English.
Chinese hackers have been infiltrating the newspaper's networks, broken into the email accounts of senior staff, stolen the corporate passwords for every Times employee and used those to gain access to the personal computers of 53 employees.
"There’s no disguising that this is a business that should have known better," says ICO director.
How many headlines do there have to be before companies take data security more seriously?
Even if you run a tiny website and don't have much to hide, you (and your customers) are nevertheless at risk from criminals.
For example, @JokerCracker, who openly gives his reason for hacking as, "It's just a personal challenge".
Here you go. All the stories we wrote in the past seven days, in case you missed anything (or just want to read them again).
Hackers tampered with point-of-sale terminals at 63 bookstores to hijack customers' credit card and PIN information.
Keep an eye on your statements and watch for unauthorised transactions.
FoxNews leads today with a story entitled "Washington confirms Chinese hack attack on White House computer."
It sounds very dramatic, but which computer? What attack? Where in China? Find out the story behind the story.
Leaving RDP open to the internet is a little bit like giving a visitor a seat in the corner of your server room and saying, "I'll just leave you here while I go for lunch. Don't touch anything, will you?"
What could possibly go wrong?
Cracking the password hashes exposed in the recent Philips data breach was interesting, but there was just as much to be learned from the rate of recovery as from the password recovery itself.
We've prepared some mini-infographics to show you what we mean...
R00tbeer is back, we're sorry to say. This time the victim is Dutch technology giant Philips.
Paul Ducklin looks at some of the mistakes made by Philips, cracks some of the stolen hashes to remind you about password choice, and keeps us mindful of the real offenders here.
A hacker calling himself r00tbeer has announced on Twitter a hack of chip vendor and Intel rival AMD.
More of a hackette, really, but there's a lesson in there anyway...
Network integrity maintained, potential denial of service attack thwarted, change control committee happy...
For once, a hacker story with a happy ending!