Does Facebook make you weak-willed?

Beware: using Facebook can make you eat more and get into debt - but still feel really pleased with yourself, researchers say.

Global Payments hack exposes 1.5 million credit card numbers

As many as one and a half million American credit card numbers have been stolen from payment processing company Global Payments.

Porn site hacked by new group

Well, we hope you've all been good boys and girls lately: porn site Digital Playground has been hacked by a new hacktivist group, which says it's stolen the financial and personal details of tens of thousands of customers.

Security analyst details TASE hack

Monday’s cyber attack against websites administered by the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) and El Al (Israel Airlines) reportedly exploited thousands of local devices which were used as remote "zombie" bots.

Zappos hit by massive data breach

Amazon-owned online shoe retailer Zappos has warned that hackers have accessed the personal information of as many as 24 million of its customers.

Saudi hackers publish Israeli personal data online

A group of Saudi hackers is claiming to have accessed and published the credit card details of hundreds of thousands of Israelis.

Arrests made over Subway hack

Four Romanians have been charged over a multi-million dollar scheme to hack more than 50 US-based merchants - including Subway - and steal credit card data.

p0isAnon launches Operation Robin Hood

Cyber activists associated with Anonymous and TeaMp0isoN hackers have combined forces to launch Operation Robin Hood.

AntiSec posts stolen police data

AntiSec hackers say they've released a 10GB file of data - their largest yet - lifted from US law enforcement agencies in retaliation for recent hacking-related arrests.

Isis mobile payments venture signs major credit card deal

Isis - the mobile payments joint venture from AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile - has signed up four credit card companies, potentially pushing it ahead in the race with Google Wallet.

MasterCard survey claims users ready for NFC payments

A recent MasterCard survey indicates the majority of smartphone users between the ages of 18-34 are ready to embrace NFC or mobile payments.

Over 2m credit card numbers 'up for sale' after Sony hack

Security researchers say the credit card information stolen in last week's hack of the Sony PlayStation Network is already up for sale on various internet forums.

Teenagers jailed over 'Facebook for criminals'

Two British schoolboys have been jailed for running a website that provided a forum for criminals.

Chip and PIN 'vulnerable to fraud'

Criminals can successfully use credit and debit cards without knowing the correct PIN.