Crooks who swindled a woman out of her £1 million ($1.5 million) life savings, and blew their ill-gotten gains on cheeseburgers, gold and computers, are now facing jail time.
A woman who tried to unlock a stolen iPhone unwittingly took her own photo. An application on the phone then automatically sent the photo to the owner, who called the police.
It's a good reminder that there are tools out there, either free or darn close to it, that can track your stolen or lost smartphone.
Research released today has revealed that the theft of mobile phones is on the rise.
This isn't just about losing an expensive phone - there's also the threat of losing your data and money.
Learn how to better protect your phone.
Small businesses might think they are little enough to escape cybercrooks' attention, but they're increasingly wrong.
Online real-time strategy game League of Legends, from Riot Games, is the latest large web property to own up to a data breach.
There's a silver lining, namely that the company's notification is frank and helpful, stating clearly what was stolen, and what wasn't.
UK-based Edward Pearson from York has been jailed for more than two years for stealing millions of personal identities. Read how he got caught before cashing in on his stolen goods.
Imagine handing over your debit card to pay for some purchases, only to find that your card has been declined. Embarassed, you dash over to your local branch, and it is swarming with people who have had the same thing happen to them. Nightmare. And this is exactly what happened to Christy Clark, Bank of America customer in Detroit.
The Financial Times reported this morning that the Russian FSB (the reincarnation of the KGB) detained three suspects in last year's RBS Worldpay payroll debit card scam. There were four major players, one of whom discovered the flaw in RBS's Read more…
Today brought forth a new wave of details and even more questions related to the disclosure of Hotmail, MSN, and Live! credentials revealed yesterday by Neowin.com. This morning BBC reported on another 20,000 credentials posted on pastebin.com. They also disclosed Read more…