An Android vulnerability that allows a rogue app to remove all existing securities activated by a user of the popular mobile operating system was discovered by researchers in Berlin.
Users looking to find out whether their accounts were compromised in recent major breaches, including Adobe's, can check through haveibeenpwned.com.
A UK man pleaded guilty to hacking RuneScape accounts, stealing virtual items and then selling the video game goods for real money.
The botnet is reportedly behind the compromise of more than 20,000 payment cards in recent months.
Two suspects were arrested in Germany this week after allegedly hacking computers and remotely controlling them to mine more than $954,000 in bitcoins.
File-sharing site Hotfile agreed to pay $80 million to the Motion Picture Association of America on Tuesday, thus settling a two-year lawsuit.
On the third day of his visit to China, British prime minister David Cameron stated that he looks to open "a proper dialogue" with the country concerning cyber security.
The system crash reportedly kept bank customers from withdrawing money from ATMs and from carrying out mobile and online transactions.
Saudi Arabia and Israel are seeking to disrupt Iran's nuclear program by using a computer worm more destructive than Stuxnet, according to Fars News Agency in Iran.
The worm, called "Darlloz," exploits a PHP vulnerability to spread amongst Linux users.