The UK in 2007 gave the go-ahead to the US National Security Agency (NSA) to snoop on innocent Britons not suspected of any wrongdoing, new documents from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden show.
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.
UK police thought they'd uncovered the 3D printing of gun parts - what they actually found were parts for printers. Embarrassing as this might be, their sensitivity is perhaps understandable - with 3D printers on sale for around £1,000 it could prove to be a stealthy and affordable means for criminals to acquire lethal weapons.
A new government report blames a "black hole" wherein banks don't report fraud to investigators and/or investigators just don't bother to pursue the crooks. Instead, banks just reimburse customers.
We may be talking chump change, but high volume means it all adds up to a tidy profit for e-criminals.
A legal publisher says that privacy actions against police, hospitals and security services in the UK are up 22% over last year. A few years back, it was mostly celebs who were trying to elbow the media out of their private lives, but nowadays, normal humans are using privacy laws to try to claw back their data.
In a stirring display of bad timing, a cluster of top UK political figures has issued a public letter insisting on the revival of the so-called "snoopers' charter" - legislation to give British police and intelligence services more access to personal data.
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...
A ransomware attack takes a sinister twist - displaying images of the purported sexual abuse of children in an attempt to scare computer users into paying up.
Trust is crucial for financial web transactions, which is why it is so important that legitimate organisations don't get sloppy with best practice.
Time is rapidly running out for people to submit their comments to the UK government, about draft legislation which could allow police and intelligence services to spy on who you have been emailing, and what websites you have been visiting.
Here's how to have your say..
WikiLeaks says it is the victim of a massive DDoS. Is it because it leaked TrapWire's surveillance system that makes use of real-time facial profiling to search databases of red-flagged individuals?
Despite the cross-border challenges of prosecuting cybercrime, the cops sometimes do get their man - or men.
We think it's worth reminding you when this happens.
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.
Identity-stealing bank-robbing malware is a growing threat to Britain.
That's the conclusion of the UK Parliament's Science and Technology Select Committee who have published a report calling on the Government to launch a "prolonged awareness raising campaign to increase public understanding of personal online security."
With the another UK citizen facing extradition to the US, this time for copyright offences, should the UK really be doing more to rebalance the US-UK extradition process?
The FBI is investigating claims that the USA and English bids to host the 2018 soccer World Cup competition had their email accounts targeted by hackers.
The successful Russian bid has denied that it participated in any dirty tricks.
The Virus Bulletin conference is told about the investigation into a modern malware-writing gang.
But with only two of the cybercriminals sentenced, was justice really done?
The UK's Chancellor of the Exchequer has said that British government computers are being attacked by over 20,000 malicious email attacks each month.