The news was dominated last week by the hack on Italian surveillance software firm Hacking Team, and the theft and publication of its data that threw up all kinds of interesting information.
This was clearly of interest to V3 readers, as the information ranged from claims that the FBI was a customer of the company, to the uncovering of major flaws in Adobe Flash that the hackers were using to infiltrate systems.
In other security related news, F-Secure highlighted the dangers of using unknown, unsecured public WiFi connections by 'hacking' into the machines of three politicians - with their authority - to show how easily sensitive information can be stolen.
Finally, Microsoft confirmed it was cutting another 8,000 jobs from its phone unit, essentially writing off its $5.44bn purchase of Nokia as CEO Satya Nadella looks to refocus and reduce the firm's phone output.
Adobe issues second Flash fix as Hacking Team fallout continues
More flaws come to light
Cyber attack on US power grid could cost country $1tn
Report considers worst case scenario impact on US economy
Three UK politicians 'hacked' using insecure WiFi services
F-Secure experiment shows dangers of using unsecured services
HP touts flash as the future of storage
Increased performance and reduced costs driving uptake
Samsung shuns Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrade for Galaxy S3 and Note 2
Old classics won't get upgrade to newest OS
Microsoft to reduce smartphone production after 7,800 job cuts
Firm effectively writes off purchase of Finnish phone division
UK online banking users hit with Dyre malware phishing attacks
Web users urged to be on their guard against dodgy emails
Microsoft adjusts Azure prices, but UK customers can rest easy
Firm hit by changing market conditions
OpenSSL issues fix for niche but high severity security flaw
Not as severe as Heartbleed, but worth updating nonetheless
Microsoft delivers refinements in Windows 10 Build 10166 as official launch looms
Another update just weeks before release date
Users are told that their non-existent 'iPhoneID' is expiring soon
Expansion of SDK intended to expand Amazon Alexa ecosystem
Locky returns from a prolonged rest with two new variants
AMD lambasted over Radeon RX Vega pricing that will add an extra £100 to RX Vega 56 and 64 graphics cards
Company accused of failing to tell anyone that the launch prices were only introductory offers