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NSA, Apple, Facebook and Adobe - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

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A touch of fun but with a serious side - and only a minute to watch it.

Give our weekly "60 Second Security" video a whirl today...

Police penalty-payment website makes amateurish coding errors

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Trust is crucial for financial web transactions, which is why it is so important that legitimate organisations don't get sloppy with best practice.

#EPICFAIL Pirate Bay block backfires with work-around published online

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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...

36 websites selling credit card details shut down [VIDEO]

36 websites selling credit card details shut down [VIDEO]

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.

Volkswagen wants you to know that its website hasn't been hacked

Volkswagen want you to know that its website hasn't been hacked

The general public's awareness of website hacking has reached incredible levels if it's now being used as a joke by advertisers.

Has TechCrunch been hacked?

Has TechCrunch been hacked?

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..

Typosquatting - study reveals the real risks when you mistype a website's name [VIDEO]

Typosquatting - study reveals the real risks when you mistype a website's name [VIDEO]

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.

Nigerian government website falls at hands of Brazilian defacement

Nigerian government website falls at hands of Brazilian defacement

The official website of the Nigerian government has been defaced by hackers.

Lady Gaga website stays strangely silent over database hack

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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.

David Beckham's website defaced by hackers

David Beckham's website defaced by hackers

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?

Ronaldinho website Jar Jar Binks hack should be a warning to others

Ronaldinho website Jar Jar Binks hack should be a warning to others

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?

Italian law firm knowingly serves up infected web pages

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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.

South African news website forced offline by hackers

South African news website forced offline by hackers

The website of the Mail & Guardian, a weekly South African newspaper, has been shut down following an attack by Russian hackers.

Why not become an employer to snatch personal data?

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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…

A fresh coat of paint for the Sophos website

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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…

Home Office links to X-rated Japanese website

Home Office links to X-rated Japanese porn website

BBC News Online is reporting that the British Home Office found itself in the embarrassing position today of trying to explain why its website was linking to a Japanese pornographic site. As a video report showed, a webpage about the Read more…