With the Olympics coming to London, there may be opportunities for criminals, hacktivists and mischief-makers to make a high profile attack against the event's computer systems.
But what about your own computers, and your personal data and finances?
The home addresses and personal email details of some 38,000 participants in Sunday's London Marathon were exposed for anyone to access on the race's official website.
Celebrities were amongst those who had their private details exposed by the glitch.
London's Metropolitan Police Service has announced the conviction and sentencing of two Ukrainian cybercrooks.
The pair raided innocent victims' bank accounts of at least $4.5 million in just six months.
The London 2012 Olympic Games will open in nine months time, and - away from the glories anticipated on the track and field - consideration is being made about how to defend the world's leading sporting event from cyber-attack.
Hackers have defaced the BlackBerry blog, angry at RIM's announcement that they would help the authorities investigate who was responsible for riots which have hit London.
A 22-year-old man from Southern Ontario says he owes his friends and family an astonishing CDN $150,000 after he fell victim to an international email scam. Unemployed Canadian John Rempel told journalists that in 2007 he opened an email claiming Read more…