Twitter looks to beef up security after password breach

Following last week's hack, Twitter appears to be planning to make logins more secure by introducing two-factor authentication.

DVR flaw allows hackers to access CCTV camera files

Researchers have apparently discovered a security flaw in the DVR systems used by several CCTV video camera manufacturers.

Teenager escapes jail for PayPal hack

The fourth British man to appear in court over the 2010 hack of PayPal has escaped jail, as he was only 16 at the time of the offence.

250,000 accounts affected by Twitter hack

Twitter has positively identified "unauthorized" attempts to access user data, discovering at least one live attack and shutting down the process moments later.

New York Times 'hacked by Chinese'

The New York Times has revealed that it's been repeatedly hit by Chinese hackers over the last four months, possibly in retaliation for an investigation into the family of the Chinese prime minister.

UK hits Sony with record fine for 'avoidable' PSN hack

Sony's been fined nearly $400,000 in the UK for the security breach that led to the hacking of its PlayStation Network in April 2011.

Windows RT jailbreak automates a complex hack

It is unclear exactly how many Surface RT tablets Microsoft has managed to sell over the past few months, although we do know the modding community maintains a healthy interest in setting the device free from its factory-set shackles.   

XDA Devs unlock bootloaders on Nexus devices - sans Fastboot

Google's mobile Nexus devices are fairly easy to unlock with bootloaders left open, courtesy of Mountain View. 

Video: Modder transforms Nintendo Game Boy into Android gamepad

Most of us have a bunch of obsolete games, consoles, and other gadgets lying around our houses that are never used.

VoIP phones vulnerable to hacks

Columbia University engineers have discovered a major vulnerability in many VoIP phones - used widely around the world by governments, banks and major corporations.

Samsung mobile (Exynos) kernel found vulnerable to exploit

There are a number of talented hackers and modders working around the clock to root as many Android devices as they can.

Nokia engineer shows how to hack Windows 8 games

A Nokia engineer has published a series of simple steps that allow users to hack Windows 8 games for free in-app purchases.

Samsung Galaxy Camera gets an open-source bootloader

There is certainly no shortage of dedicated devs and modders working on hacking Android-powered devices to make them more useful and customizable.

Hackers release FBI, Pentagon, NASA passwords

The hacking group Team GhostShell, which is affiliated with Anonymous, has released information online relating to 1.6 million government, military and industry accounts.

Video: Homebrew channel takes on the Nintendo Wii U

A well-known homebrew channel has been updated to work with Nintendo's recently launched Wii U console.

Burglar exploits hotel lock security flaw

A Texas hotel says that a spate of break-ins were carried out by hackers exploiting a security vulnerability in rooms' electronic locks.

Hackers deface 300 Pakistani websites

Nearly 300 Pakistani websites were down over the weekend after a hack from a Turkish group called Eboz.

Hacker found guilty of AT&T data breach

A hacker has been convicted of the AT&T security breach in 2010 in which 120,000 iPad owners' email addresses were leaked.

Adobe user forum suspended after hack

Adobe has become the latest victim of hackers, suspending its Connectusers.com forum after login details were published online.

Skype disables password resets over big security flaw

Skype has rolled out a fix for a critical security bug.