A 26-year-old man has been charged in US federal court for playing a role in the so-called "Fappening" phishing scheme that terrorised celebrities with nude photo leaks.
A newly-disclosed Intel security flaw impacting most corporate laptops can let hackers with physical access to computers bypass passwords in "less than 30 seconds".
The data-stealing malware is also capable of performing click ad frauds, remote command execution, sending SMS and more.
A new report from Chatham House has warned that cybersecurity "vulnerabilities" could lead to accidental nuclear wars, if not tackled by governments.
Researchers presented their findings at the Real World Cryptosecurity conference in Zurich.
Refugees, defectors and journalists who have escaped Pyongyang's clutches targeted by mobile malware via social networking and chat apps.
The malicious banking malware has been spotted targeting users in Russia and other Russian-speaking countries.
"We greatly regret this error and we apologise to all Mac users," Apple said in a statement.
Phillip Durachinksy was alleged to have created malware that installed onto unsuspecting computers, giving him control over the compromised machines, including the webcam.
Netflix users are being warned to avoid clicking on suspicious email links after a phishing scam was uncovered that security experts say is designed to steal credit card details.
A Twitter profile linked to suspected Russian hackers, which last year pushed out stolen health documents of Olympic athletes, resurfaced on Wednesday - leaking files.
The group has been using this attack technique in campaigns since at least July 2016, ESET researchers said.
The attacks are thought to have begun after a security researcher published a proof-of-concept exploit in December.
The Meltdown and Spectre flaws affect nearly every modern processor and impact a range of devices such as computers, smartphones, tablets and servers.
"A person cannot live in those conditions for ever," Ecuador's foreign minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa said.