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.
Chaos Computer Club claims it can reproduce your fingerprints from a couple of photos that show your fingers.
Finn end of the wedge
F-Secure, has confirmed to the Finnish media that one of the hackers who brought down the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live services on Christmas Day is based in Finland.
Interview even a bigger disaster
Sony executives are probably really regretting the Interview flick which is proving to be an absolute disaster.
Chinese authorities are limiting local access to Google services including Gmail.
Free speech helps "foreign enemies"
A US government official has decided to sue the makers of an Oscar-contending documentary about Edward Snowden.
Cheap is the way forward
Huawei has taken sales of its low-price Honor brand of smartphones to 20 million from 1 million in just one year by using the online-only strategy it copied from smaller upstart Xiaomi.
Will give money to Apple
GT Advanced Technologies is flogging its sapphire furnaces and will pay former partner, Apple a portion of the cash it gets from the sale. The furnaces were installed to make sapphire glass for Apple, which loaned GT Advanced $439 million for the project.
Two step security overlooked
It is starting to look like a minor network security error was responsible for the huge JP Morgan breach this year.