Fast on the heels of reports that Russia allegedly passed out boobytrapped USB sticks at the G20 summit, iPads were plucked from users' hands at a UK Cabinet meeting out of fear that they might be bugged by foreign intelligence agencies.
According to a dossier compiled by Russian journalists, their country's powerful security service has been taking the steps to install near-ubiquitous monitoring.
Ukrainian newspaper Kommersant reported on a joint operation by the Ukrainian and Russian federal police arresting 20 people allegedly behind the Carberp banking malware. Is this a sign that we may see more arrests by the FSB and SBU in the future?
What's a reasonable price to pay to get your data safely returned to you from the guys who stole it?
How about 10,000 Rubles? No?
According to the cybercriminals behind this new ransomware targeting Russians, the answer is "да".
The DoJ has published five "charging documents" filed in New York yesterday against three men accused of operating a bank-raiding malware enterprise.
The documents give a fascinating insight into a cybercrime operation...
Google has released its semi-annual Transparency Report, saying that it received more than 20,000 requests for user data in the first half of 2012 - a sign of greater government surveillance.
The Georgian government's CERT (Computer Emergency Response Team) claims it has linked an internet attack to Russia's security services, and even turned the tables on a hacker it believes was involved by secretly taking over his computer and taking video footage of him.
Authentec, the maker of the widely used UPEK fingerprint scanner, said on Wednesday that it couldn't find any evidence to support claims by the Russian security firm Elcomsoft that its software stores Windows passwords insecurely, exposing customers to potential hacking.
Increasingly concerned about its reliance on Western mobile technologies and data networks, the Russian government this week announced that a government sponsored project has produced a secure tablet for use by state industries and government officials.
The fallout over the controversial conviction of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot continued on Tuesday, with hackers compromising and defacing the webpage of Moscow's Khamovnichesky Court.
Authorities in the United States have charged two men in connection with a DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attack that crippled websites such as Amazon.com in June 2008.
ZonD Eighty, the Russian hacker who brought App Store fraud to unjailbroken iPads and iPhones, has extended his "service" to OS X users.
Mac owners can now join their iDevice brethren in ripping off developers.
A Russian hacker has created a website you can use to make fraudulent in-app purchases on your iPad or your iPhone.
This is a pretty big blow to Apple - especially at a time when it is facing criticism for some of the stuff it lets into the App Store in the first place.
Russian authorities have arrested eight men in Moscow in connection with running a malware network deployed to commit banking fraud against its citizens. Lesson learned? It's only OK to steal from other countries.
A Russian man who has been accused by Microsoft of being the mastermind behind the Kelihos botnet has used his LiveJournal blog to protest his innocence.
Microsoft has alleged that a computer security firm's ex-employee is the mastermind behind the Kelihos botnet.
A suspected Russian cybercriminal arrived in Manhattan on Tuesday to face charges of security fraud, computer hacking and ID theft after being deported from Switzerland.