Like legitimate e-commerce, ransomware e-crime is increasing in scale, value and sophistication.
The rapid penetration of internet technologies in Africa provides hope for e-commerce's continued growth. Potential online stores need to understand what draws or pushes customers away.
The banks are dealing with rising rates of online credit card fraud, but they can't fix it on their own.
UK politicians are planning very different approaches to data privacy, security and surveillance.
If security advice from government agencies doesn't ring true, customers won't take it – which puts us all at risk.
Where people get advice about online safety may affect how safe they are.
It may sound like science fiction, but research shows that all you really need to develop brain biometrics is a set of earphones.
The darknet, like the open internet, is not immune from illegal activity. But many darknet users are there in search of 'hacker ethics' values such as privacy and free speech.
Tech giant Microsoft wants to rid the world of "dumb" passwords to improve online security. But maybe it's the password itself we should dump.
If the banks can't trust each other's messages, can you trust the banks?
Developing tools to weed out would-be attackers from the world's most-used privacy and anonymity system.
The battle between personal privacy and national security online continues.
UK plc has a cybersecurity mountain to climb.
South Africans are being targeted by cyber criminals. Consumers are fleeced because their passwords make them vulnerable.
The restructure Google should look at the world's big challenges rather than create solutions to problems that don't exist yet.
There will be a quantum leap in securing online confidentiality with key distribution technology.
As big browsers and sites like YouTube drop support, are our Flash days numbered?
A new threat to secure online communication could be a symptom of a wider cyber security problem.
There's no excuse for big firms letting basic attacks compromise their customers' data.
Online voting could boost turnout, but a flawed system could destroy faith in the voting process.