A security firm has begun to unravel exactly who was behind the massive security breach at Target that resulted in the credit card information of 110 million customers being stolen, and at the root is an "off the shelf" malware program written by a 17-year-old Russian.
The virus that infected the military's drone fleet is "used to steal log-in and password data from people who... play games like Mafia Wars online." So comforting to know that our pilotless death machines are operated by Mafia Wars fans!
Luis Mijangos, a computer programmer from Souther California, was sentenced to six years in prison last week for hacking into several women's computers, finding explicit photos and videos, and using them to demand more.
That's hot. Paris Hilton's official website is unsafe for browsing, computer-security researchers have declared, playing host to software which tries to hijack her fans' bank accounts. Doesn't the heiress have enough money?