A new report reveals that a Chinese cyber-espionage group is closely affiliated with government and carried out attacks against the likes of Fortune 500 companies and government agencies.
An Estonian man, who helped hack payment processor RBS WorldPay in 2008, has now been sentenced to 11 years in prison for his involvement in the £5.9 (US$ 9.4 million) scheme.
Around a dozen organisations, including at least one financial sector company, have been hit by a new form of hacking where attackers hide stolen corporate data inside video files that they upload to popular sharing sites like YouTube.
Russian hackers are allegedly behind a breach at the US President's office, while Russia's BlackEnergy malware has been used to attack US SCADA system suppliers.
Not-for-profit legal group Lawyers Without Borders says that it has been hit by a cyber-attack emanating from China.
Web sites that take advertising need to protect against inadvertently delivering malware to their users, before, during and after an attack, explains Terry Greer-King.
Flexible working can bring security pitfalls, according to Imation's Nick Banks.
Track and audit changes on the network, especially by privileged users, and make it known that monitoring happens in order to reduce misuse says Michael Fimin.