Virus writers finally paid some attention to Apple Macs in 2010, with several new types of malware appearing to puncture the myth of the platform's security.
The year 2010 was a hugely significant one for computing criminality and could turn out to mark the beginning of a 'third era' of cybercrime.
A proposed US Internet "kill switch" to be used in the event of a cyberwar event could actually cause more problems that it would prevent.
Library users in Portsmouth (population: 200,000) face the annoyance of up to two weeks without Internet access after the organization's computer systems were hit by a virus.
A fast-spreading Russian ransom worm that locks people out of their files has found at least 2,500 victims willing to pay up to get back control of their PCs
The EU's attempts to get all member states to block porn at ISP level would do little to stop the problem, the European Internet Services Providers Association says
International phone traffic is on the slide and one research company reckons that a likely cause is the effect of VoIP service Skype.
Spam volume appears to have dropped to averages last seen in 2008 after an expected surge in bogus e-mail over the Christmas period failed to materialize.
Panda support is seen as atonement for 'Fujacks' worm; no relation to the antivirus software company.
A spate of scareware apps that trick users into buying useless hard disk repair tools appears to be part of a concerted campaign to push fake "defrag" software
Google has dived back into hardware, formally announcing its second ever smartphone, the Nexus S.
Toshiba has become the latest storage vendor to build a security specification into its self-encrypting drive for PCs and laptops.
The US Army is about to deploy to Afghanistan a new type of high-tech gun, the 'bullets' for which contain chips that allow them to be guided to explode at precise distances.