Beware: using Facebook can make you eat more and get into debt - but still feel really pleased with yourself, researchers say.
As many as one and a half million American credit card numbers have been stolen from payment processing company Global Payments.
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.
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.
Amazon-owned online shoe retailer Zappos has warned that hackers have accessed the personal information of as many as 24 million of its customers.
A group of Saudi hackers is claiming to have accessed and published the credit card details of hundreds of thousands of Israelis.
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.
Cyber activists associated with Anonymous and TeaMp0isoN hackers have combined forces to launch Operation Robin Hood.
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 - 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.
A recent MasterCard survey indicates the majority of smartphone users between the ages of 18-34 are ready to embrace NFC or mobile payments.
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.
Two British schoolboys have been jailed for running a website that provided a forum for criminals.
Criminals can successfully use credit and debit cards without knowing the correct PIN.