Microsoft has advised all users of Windows 7 who installed a security update to uninstall it, after some customers found their computers would not restart or applications would not load.
It's good news if you're a cybercriminal.
But probably not something that's going to do much good for one of the world's poorest countries.
Check out this funny security-related cartoon from those amusing folks at XKCD.
(If you're not busy installing Adobe updates)
Southwark Crown Court in London has heard that three members of the LulzSec hacking gang have chosen to plead guilty to charges that they launched distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against a series of organisations including the CIA and the UK's Serious Organised Crime Agency.
SophosLabs has intercepted a malware attack, hitting many German internet users today, disguised as an email from Skype with the title "Wir haben Ihre Bestellung geliefert".
Bill Gates may be a billionaire, but if he's going to splash his cash around he's got better things to do with it than give it to people who simply share a photo of him on Facebook.
A ransomware attack takes a sinister twist - displaying images of the purported sexual abuse of children in an attempt to scare computer users into paying up.
Apparently Sgt Jack Lenz is looking for a "loyal and trusting person".
Well, that's *us* - right?
Beware! Cybercriminals have attempted to infect computers worldwide, disguising their attack as an email claiming to come from a scanner in your office.
Award-winning security blogger Brian Krebs has shared details of his investigation into who might have been behind Flashback - which hit more than 600,000 Mac computers in early 2012.
Many internet users are wary of sharing their personal information willy-nilly with the world, but did you know that sometimes it's your Facebook friends who might be unwittingly passing your private details on?
Facebook should be doing more to protect its billion users from abuse, argues Graham Cluley.
Can any social network defend taking no proactive action against pages which promote date-rape drug Rohypnol and have obviously offensive content?
Should you trust the security notice you have just been emailed, telling you to watch out for scam emails and to use hard-to-crack passwords?
The official Twitter account used by the BBC's weather team has been hijacked by Syrian hackers.
Fortunately, they don't seem to be using it to spread malicious links - but are instead trying to spread political messages about Syria instead.
iOS 6.1.3 has only just been released by Apple, and already a security hole has been followed - allowing anyone to bypass the passcode lock on iPhones, and access private data on the device.
Anyone else getting a sense of Deja Vu?
Computer networks belonging to South Korean TV broadcasters and at least two major banks have been disrupted by what some have suggested was a malicious internet attack originating in North Korea.