Last weekend featured more wireless networks than I've ever seen, a flying drone, Python, a lot of Raspberry PIs and a whole load of talented young people - all in the aid of the Cyber Security Challenge.
What do you do if Facebook doesn't take your vulnerability report seriously? This security researcher decided the best way to get Facebook to listen was go right to the top - he hacked Mark Zuckerberg's page.
The FBI is investigating Wolf's claims that her webcam was hacked and that an extortionist demanded money to keep nude photos out of the public eye. She's only one of many victims, but she's turned her alleged victimization into a platform from which to educate teens about the dangers of cybercrime and how they can protect themselves.
A hacker took over a baby monitor in a home in the US city of Houston, Texas, to spy on a 2-year-old girl, to broadcast obscenities at the child, to swivel the camera so as to watch her shocked parents as they came in, and to then call the parents insulting names.
A US Attorney has announced charges against five men in connection with one of the biggest global data theft campaigns ever seen. Accused of working alongside Albert Gonzalez, currently serving 20 years in jail for his role in several waves of data breaches, the gang's activities may have cost their targets hundreds of millions of dollars.
The Apple Dev Centre data breach has taken an intriguing turn, with a self-styled security researcher calling himself Ibrahim Balic taking the credit. He's even made a video showing what he did.
But will he end up shouldering the blame? Tell us what you think...
Cynics speculated that recent "extended maintenance" on Apple's Developer Center was really shorthand for "we got owned."
Apple has finally come out and admitted it...
Here's the first 60 Second Security video of July, looking into some of the intriguing and interesting security stories of the past week.
Neatly compressed into a minute of video, why not give it a whirl?
The EFF has filed an appeal seeking to free the hacker and self-described internet troll, who exploited a hole in AT&T's publicly facing website to siphon the personal data of more than 100,000 iPad owners.
UK researcher Jack Whitten found that a few easy back-and-forths with Facebook SMS updates on his mobile phone could let him reset passwords on others' accounts. Facebook gives him $20k for finding it. That deserves a 'Like'!
Do only the truly paranoid stick bandages over their webcams so they don't get surreptitiously recorded? Well, a BBC producer posing as a computer security enthusiast talked to webcam hackers who said that the hack is simple to do.
The FDA hasn't seen patient deaths or injuries, but it has seen malware clogging up hospital equipment, passwords passed around like candy, and disregard for updating/patching old equipment.
Illegal hackers will face at least two years in prison, botnet creators and herders are looking at three years, and those who go after critical infrastructure will be jailed for at least five - and the proposed directive takes pains to protect pen testers and whistleblowers.
A NYPD detective has been arrested for hiring an email hacking service to pinch the login details for at least 43 personal email accounts and one cell phone belonging to at least 30 individuals.
Claims are made that the Aurora hackers weren't just Chinese-sponsored hackers bent on messing with Tibetan activists.
Rather it was a Chinese counterintelligence operation that sought to discover if the US had uncovered the identity of clandestine agents operating within its borders.
The Columbus, Ohio man has been sentenced to one year of house arrest for stymying an FBI investigation into the 2011 hacks, which saw millions of online players' data breached.