Twitter struggles to deal with the sock-puppet and bot armies

The latest twist sees the bot armies busily retweeting legitimate accounts in an attempt to get them banned for abuse – and it’s working. So why can’t Twitter do better?

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Serial swatter, stalker and doxer Mir Islam given 2 years prison

He and his conspirators did it to “entertain” themselves, for revenge, and to punish conduct they didn’t like.

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Hacker who sent heroin to Brian Krebs pleads guilty

Sergey Vovnenko copped a plea, pleading guilty to charges of aggravated identity theft and conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

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Hyatt says 250 hotels were drained of credit card details

If you ate, golfed, had a spa day, parked or stayed at a Hyatt-managed hotel between August and December 2015, there’s a good chance your card details got slurped.

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