Weekly Roundup: Top 10 tech articles you need to know

1. SAM website breached, 13 schools hacked

4,000 individuals had their personal information compromised in a recent episode of data theft here, prompting Law Minister K. Shanmugam to describe website hacking as "nothing short of terrorism".

2. Cheats flock to Ashley Madison clone

Ashley Madison banned? No problem. More than 400 people from Singapore have signed up for another adultery website that launched here on Wednesday.

3. Beware these 12 scams of Christmas

E-commerce sales are predicted to rise with the festive season around the corner. Heed security software company McAfee’s advice and protect yourself online.

4. PM: No mercy for hackers

Extramarital dating website Ashley Madison has been banned here, after Singaporeans objected to its recent announcement that it was setting up a local portal.

5. How to propose on social media

Preliminary investigations showed that the Oct 9 fire at SingTel's Bukit Panjang facility was caused by a SingTel employee's use of an "unauthorised" blowtorch during "maintenance work".

6. Best tablets of 2013

2013 saw a slew of tablet launches - just which of them should you put in your holiday shopping basket? We've narrowed down the list with what we think are the best of the crop so far.

7. Smartphone camera shoot-out

Digital Life puts the imaging performance of six current flagship models to the test. Find out which smartphone really has serious camera smarts.

8. Print guns, cars, jewellery and kidneys

Google's Android platform was used on four out of five smartphones sold worldwide in the third quarter, while Microsoft's Windows Phone showed strong gains, said a survey out Tuesday.

9. Cyber-bullied and suffering in silence

The launch of the iPad mini with Retina display comes as the Christmas shopping season nears.

10. Former Victoria's Secret model blasted for uploading photoshopped image on Instagram

Even Victoria’s Secret models photoshop. This is getting ridiculous.