Since 2011, data security company ViaSat UK has spiced up the Infosecurity Europe conference by filing a Freedom of Information request for data breach statistics.
In previous years they've fallen out with the regulators over the matter, but things turned out better in 2013...
Do you usually shy away from legal documents?
Well, here's one that's well worth reading: it deals very interestingly with the zone in which busting cybercrooks and protecting privacy intersect...
Many internet users are wary of sharing their personal information willy-nilly with the world, but did you know that sometimes it's your Facebook friends who might be unwittingly passing your private details on?
A $7 million fine imposed by 38 US states will settle an investigation into Google's grab of private data - including emails, text messages, browsing histories and passwords - from unsecured wireless networks as its cars patrolled neighborhoods, snapping photos around the world.
Account takeovers are down a mammoth 99.7% compared with what they were at the height of the spear-phishing plague of 2011, the company (rightfully) brags.
Do not relax: such success doesn't let us users off the hook when it comes to account security beef-up.
Kai, a hitchhiker who used his hatchet to stop a man that thought he was Jesus Christ from killing people in Fresno, California, has become a YouTube sensation.
And he also knows how to keep his personal information private.
Facebook is turning facial recognition back on - so here's how to check your "photo tagging" settings
Facebook is turning its controversial facial recognition feature back on so that your "friends" can tag you more easily in photographs.
Now would be a good time to revisit your photo tagging security settings - here's how.
Chester talks to Paul Ducklin in Sophos Security Chet Chat Episode 101.
Spend an enjoyable quarter-hour as our duo take on a range of security issues with their usual mixture of insight, expertise, scepticism, advice and occasional outright puzzlement.
Privacy commissions in Canada and The Netherlands have investigated poor privacy practices in the popular mobile phone application WhatsApp. What's the problem and what should you do?
Check what you share on your Facebook account *before* Facebook Graph Search is rolled out to a wider audience - or else prepare to suffer the consequences..
Kim Dotcom's new venture, Mega, wants to shield itself from accusations of failing to take action against piracy.
It does so by using cryptography to make sure it doesn't see, and indeed cannot tell, what you've uploaded. But you have to get the crypto right...
Facebook users are spreading a warning to their friends and family online about a supposedly malicious application called "My birthday calendar".
But are there real lessons to be learnt about sharing information on Facebook?
After the New Year's Eve celebrations, a drunken young man crashes his vehicle into another car.
Does he stop? No.
He posts about it on Facebook instead.