It's thought that the Russian government was behind the act.
Criminals have been quick to exploit clandestine websites used by whistleblowers, journalists, activists and dissidents.
In Britain, prosecutors are seeking increased prison sentences for people who threaten others on social media.
A security exploit puts anyone who uses iCloud at risk.
FBI and Apple are investigating a major hack from online data storage servers.
A gang that dubs itself CyberVor collected confidential user names and passwords from some 420,000 websites.
McAfee Labs said in its quarterly threat assessment that weaknesses in app security are becoming a growing problem.
British researchers created a nasty computer virus in their lab that can move by itself through Wi-Fi networks, attacking and hijacking the least protected points. Continue reading →
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