One of the biggest computer botnets in the world – known as Necurs – recently hosted a massive spam campaign which spewed out more than 12.5 million emails containing ransomware.
Prince Philip and Prince Charles - both of whom are honorary club members - were not affected by the theft that was discovered on 16 November.
Fancy Bear is widely believed to have orchestrated the cyberattacks against the Democratic National Party during the 2016 presidential election.
Health officials fear that Russian cyber units are 'spreading false information' about flu and measles jabs in the UK through social media.
The dark web Wikipedia service can be accessed via Tor and it has its own onion service, protecting users' traffic within Tor's encryption.
From the Uber hack to the rise of commercial spyware applications on Android: These are the biggest cybersecurity and hacking stories of the week from IBTimes UK's tech team.
Greens Senator Rachel Siewert said the data leak "demonstrates the risks of outsourcing work on sensitive material to private contractors".
The details of how the hack occurred still remains a mystery as investigations into the incident are temporary stalled due to Thanksgiving holiday.
The company confirmed the breach a day later and published a public disclosure notifying users of the intrusion.
Big-name brands including Mars and Lidl have pulled advertising from video giant YouTube after they were attached to videos of children attracting lurid comments from paedophiles.
As Christmas approaches, British parents are being warned that some cutting-edge children's toys could easily be hijacked by cybercriminals – and urged to take precautions.
Commercial spying apps for Android devices are being openly advertised on Google and – upon installation – can be used to snoop on text messages, phonecalls and Facebook chats.
With the cacophony of deals this holiday season, shoppers need to be extra careful and be wary of the risks when making purchases.
Two rare Gottfried Lindauer paintings were stolen from a gallery in New Zealand in April, one of which is now up for sale on the dark web.
Hackers have begun sending potential Uber users phishing emails, specifically tailored to trick them into divulging account passwords.