In a blog post, Snapchat says it plans to put out a more secure version of its application after hackers posted the usernames and phone numbers of 4.6 million accounts online.
The password for an iTunes account can get a cyberthief $8, according to one computer security expert.
Officials at the University of Pennsylvania had to deal with an incident of computer hacking that affected some 1,500 students — but the problem has been fixed.
Zappos acknowledges that names, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, billing addresses, shipping addresses, even partial credit card numbers were stolen.
A convention of computer hackers over the weekend in Las Vegas held a contest using a technique that proves once again that the weakest link in most security systems is the humans.