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Bitcoin forum hacked in aftermath of Silk Road takedown

Bitcoin forum hacked in aftermath of Silk Road takedown

Bicointalk.org was hacked on Wednesday, just hours after the FBI shut down online marketplace Silk Road. The site's administrator, who admitted that the attack was "worse than I thought", is offering 50 Bitcoins (around $6,500) to the first person to explain in detail how the attack occurred.

Monday review - the hot 20 stories of the week

Monday review

Missed anything last week? Don't worry, here's a little roundup of everything we wrote.

Can multiple moving cursors really hide your password from spyware and peepers? [VIDEO]

Can multiple moving cursors really hide your password from spyware and peepers? [VIDEO]

Japanese boffins think they might have found an imaginative way to stop malware stealing your passwords as you enter them online.

But will it really work?

Monday review - the hot 18 stories of the week

Here you go.

All the stories we wrote in the past seven days, in case you missed anything (or just want to read them again).

Anonymous names man they say drove Amanda Todd to suicide

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In September this year, a Canadian teenager called Amanda Todd posted a video on YouTube describing how she had been the victim of bullying.

And then she killed herself.

Now, Anonymous has named the man that they blame for her misery.

Monday review: the hot 20 stories of the week

Monday review: the hot 26 stories of last week

In case you missed any of these stories, here's everything we wrote in the last seven days.

Watch this - the funniest spam video you'll ever see [VIDEO]

The funniest spam video you'll ever see [VIDEO]

The folks at "Glove and Boots" manage to make what could be a tremendously dry topic, funny and informative instead.

VIDEO: How to solve the AusCERT 2012 #sophospuzzle

Mythbuster meets FPSRussia?

By popular demand, here is a video explaining how to solve the puzzle we published on our AusCERT 2012 conference T-shirt.

44 solvers from 14 countries cracked it in the time allowed - find out how they did it!

Sesame Street's YouTube channel hacked, replaced with porn

Sesame Street's YouTube channel hacked, replaced with porn

Sesame Street had its YouTube channel hacked on Sunday, and its highly popular child-friendly videos of muppets like Kermit the frog and the Big Bird replaced with something far less savoury...

Automated Skype calls spread fake anti-virus warning [VIDEO]

Automated Skype calls spread fake anti-virus warning

Beware automated Skype calls telling you that your PC's security is not active.

Not only are the messages unsolicited spam, but you could also be the next victim of a fake anti-virus attack.

Lady Gaga found dead in hotel room? Beware Facebook clickjacking scam

Lady Gaga found dead in hotel room? Beware Facebook clickjacking scam

Has Lady Gaga really been found dead in a hotel room?

A clickjacking scam which has spread rapidly across Facebook would certainly like you to think so.

Facebook killer video scam spreads between social networkers

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Is there a Facebook serial killer in your city?

Video scam spreads rapidly across social network, using GEO-IP lookup to appear more enticing.

This Girl must be out of her mind on live television - Facebook scam

This Girl must be out of her mind on live television - Facebook scam

Another "Jaa" scam spreads quickly between Facebook users, claiming to be a video of an Italian TV presenter.

Apple webcam spyware artist investigated by Secret Service

Apple webcam spyware artist investigated by secret service

The US Secret Service has confiscated computer equipment from a Brooklyn artist who installed webcam spyware on computers at two New York Apple stores.

Facebook video chat - what could possibly go wrong?

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Facebook has just announced its video chat service, though it's officially named Video Calling. Presumably that gives it a bit more cachet than a mere "chat" service.

Is there anything to be worried about?

'Yeahh!! It happens on Live Television!' Wardrobe malfunction video used in Facebook scam

'Yeahh!! It happens on Live Television!' Wardrobe malfunction video used in Facebook scam

An Italian model and TV hostess suffers an embarrassing costume slip on live television. It's no surprise, therefore, to find scammers taking advantage of the video for their own financial ends.

Ryan Dunn's last words lead to a Facebook scam

Ryan Dunn's last words lead to a Facebook scam

Ryan Dunn, a star of the TV show Jackass, died last week after a high speed car crash. And within hours, ghoulish scammers were taking advantage of the daredevil's demise by claiming to have exclusive videos of the accident in links that spread via Facebook.

The Amazing Orgasm Facebook scam (NSFW) - don't think with your trousers

The Amazing Orgasm Facebook scam - don't think with your trousers, show some common sense

If only everyone had a cold shower before logging into Facebook..

Dad catches daughters on webcam: Beware viral Facebook video link

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Facebook is being hit by another viral message, spreading between users' walls disguised as a link to a saucy video.

The messages, which are spreading rapidly, use a variety of different links but all claim to be a movie of a dad catching his daughters making a video on their webcam.

Japanese Tsunami RAW Tidal Wave Footage - Bogus CNN video scams Facebook users

Japanese Tsunami RAW Tidal Wave Footage - Facebook scammers trick users with bogus CNN video

Facebook users are being tricked into clicking on links which claim to be raw CNN footage of the Japanese tsunami by cold-hearted scammers - as part of a plot to earn money by driving web traffic to take online surveys.