1 A hacker had managed to get into the system.
2 The Pentagon won't yet say how the USS John S. McCain was rammed by an oil tanker near Singapore, but an information warfare specialist in the Navy doubts the collision stoke cyber threat fears that GPS systems can be spoofed by hackers.
3 The same principles of deception and misdirection, albeit on a much smaller scale, are now starting to be used by some organisations to thwart malicious hackers keen to establish a bridgehead on internal networks.
4 Apple announced a list of vulnerabilities that would command big bounties, including $25,000 for ways around Apple's digital compartments and into its customers' data, $50,000 for bugs that give hackers a way into iCloud data, and $200,000 to turn over critical vulnerabilities in Apple's firmware — the software that lies closest to the bare metal of the machine.
5 Thursday's federal indictment of two hackers damningly sets out the real trade problem, because are part of the government-run hacking group.
6 Security experts are urging PC users to temporarily stop browsing the Web with Internet Explorer, saying a newly identified bug makes computers susceptible to attack by hackers.
7 It's a measure of how common these crimes have become, and how conventional the hackers' approach in this case, that Target was prepared for such an attack.
8 New technology should provide a secure firewall against hackers.