How a regular IT guy helped catch a botnet cybercriminal

Veteran cybercrime investigator Bob Burls looks back on a case where the diligence of an IT professional helped convict a botmaster who had made tens of thousands of dollars.

Veteran cybercrime investigator Bob Burls looks back on a case where the diligence of an IT professional helped convict a botmaster who had made tens of thousands of dollars.

Would you like spam with that? McDonald’s pinged for spamming by Australian regulator

The world-famous restaurant chain McDonald’s was deemed to have been spamming when it implemented a ‘send to friends’ feature on one of its websites.

Does your organisation have any email auto-generation tools? If so, make sure you comply with the law…

The world-famous restaurant chain McDonald’s was deemed to have been spamming when it implemented a ‘send to friends’ feature on one of its websites.

Does your organisation have any email auto-generation tools? If so, make sure you comply with the law…

Man who hacked Scarlett Johansson’s email gets a whopping ten years in prison

The crook who cracked into the email of numerous celebrities, including Scarlett Johansson and Mila Kunis, has been sent to prison.

Is there anything the rest of us can learn from this?

Find out more…

The crook who cracked into the email of numerous celebrities, including Scarlett Johansson and Mila Kunis, has been sent to prison.

Is there anything the rest of us can learn from this?

Find out more…

Monday review – the hot 18 stories of the week

Here you go.

All the stories we wrote in the past seven days, in case you missed anything (or just want to read them again).

Here you go.

All the stories we wrote in the past seven days, in case you missed anything (or just want to read them again).