More than 5,000 sites, including sites belonging to the NHS, ICO, local councils and the Student Loans Company were hit by a cryptocurrency mining campaign that exploited a popular plug-in to infect sites with a malicious script.
Cyber-criminals set up a malicious website that spoofed the original Reddit site and stole login credentials of unsuspecting visitors, yet managed to obtain a valid SSL certificate from a domain registry.
To prevent fraud, online retailers need to widen their cyber-security perimeters to encompass virtual geographies such as the deep web and social networking sites to identify and block fraud threats before they are executed.
The Central Intelligence Agency can take some small comfort that as WikiLeaks was preparing for its latest dump of the spy agency's Vault7 hacking tools, a group of hackers was busy defacing WikiLeaks' homepage.
Prospective Newcastle University students are being scammed into handing over details and making payments for fake courses.
As part of its #NoHacked campaign, Google has published figures on the state of website security, and the trend doesn't look good.
Undetected coding error allows sensitive customer information to pour from sites since September - now fixed and believed unexploited
Mozilla is introducing the first major piece of its multi-process architecture with its latest browser version, Firefox 50.
New research from Web Foundry that polled 1,000 parents of children of school age suggests that UK schools need to invest in their online strategy.
The National Childbirth Trust has become the latest victim of hackers seeking to plunder data from every source possible on the internet.
M&S website closed for two hours as customers see the account details of others. Retailer says it was an internal issue, not a hack, and no financial details were disclosed.
The Malaysian government is preparing itself against cyber-attacks threatened to occur two days before National Day on 29 August.