Trust is crucial for financial web transactions, which is why it is so important that legitimate organisations don't get sloppy with best practice.
UK Courts have forced big ISPs to block access to Pirate Bay, but the effort seems to have backfired spectacularly: the file-sharing site enjoyed "12 million more visitors than it has ever had" yesterday. Find out why...
Cybercrime is big business these days, in fact it's an industry. So it's not a surprise to find that criminals are embracing ecommerce. But some will be surprised to discover just how professional and legitimate criminal websites can appear.
The general public's awareness of website hacking has reached incredible levels if it's now being used as a joke by advertisers.
One of TechCrunch's web servers is serving up pages which definitely don't belong at TechCrunch!
But it may not be the result of malicious hacking..
Security expert Paul Ducklin has taken an indepth look at the scale and the risk of the typosquatting industry: registering misspellings of popular website domain names in an attempt to profit from typing mistakes.
A gang of hackers known as SwagSec announced at the tail end of last week that they had hacked into Lady Gaga's UK website and made off with a database of names and email addresses of fans.
To prove their point, they published the stolen data online.
The website of British football superstar David Beckham has been hacked, with an image of a hapless dog attempting to eat a bowl of food painted on a street sign.
Is this an own goal for the soccer ace?
Football star's website hacked with images of Jar Jar Binks and Osama bin Laden.
Do you know how to reduce the chances of your own website being hacked?
If you got a call from a legitimate security source informing you that your website was infected, would you take action? I certainly would, which is why I am rather frustrated when we take time to reach out to an organisation about a web infection, and they deliberately choose to do nothing about it.
The website of the Mail & Guardian, a weekly South African newspaper, has been shut down following an attack by Russian hackers.
It's not really breaking news that personal data can be at risk on internet job portals, as hackers have recently demonstrated with the Guardian Jobs website breach. But why should you even consider all the hassle to hack the web Read more…
The guys in marketing have been busy refreshing the front page of the website, and some other areas of the site. Perhaps the first thing you'll notice is that we have a bunch of videos talking about the various issues Read more…