Only just finding out about it now
Russian hackers working for Tsar Putin took down the US Pentagon in 2015 in a hack which caused a secret revamp of systems.
Pity about the personal privacy
While Microsoft has been attacked for its insane upgrading policy and tendency to collect a little too much personal data, Black Hat hackers say it is a tougher nut to crack.
Send your bank account details to save them
A group of Nigerian scammers might have accidently infected themselves with the same malware they want their victims to download.
Don't have a state hacking system? Buy one
There was a sharp intake of breath over the weekend when it was revealed that the Saudi Arabian government came close to buying control of the notorious Italian surveillance software company Hacking Team for $42 million – apparently with the assistance of the US.
Splashes out on Mebendazole
South Korean has found that a low-risk computer "worm" had been removed from devices connected to some nuclear plant control systems.
Hit European and Israeli military sites
A state inspired hacking campaign against military targets in Israel and Europe misused security-testing software to cover its tracks and enhance its capability.
Paper kills rock
Hackers managed to access production networks at a German steel maker, allowing them to tamper with the controls of a blast furnace. According to a German government report, published by the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI), it was a rare case where a digital attack actually caused physical damage.
Never rob a broke person
Still did not get the lights off
Only a matter of time