PRISM has driven it from the front page, but remember that Anonymous promises big things tomorrow from #opPetrol. If the hacktivists' recent track record holds, #opPetrol will fizzle, but we shall see.
Flash implementations of Chrome are vulnerable to camjacking (IE10 may be similarly affected). The Carberp banking Trojan's source code is now offered on the black market; analysts see a leading indicator of a financial malware surge. More than a fifth of the most popular WordPress plugins are vulnerable to commonplace web attacks.
"Justin Bieber" joins "PRISM" as prime phishbait. Three Purdue students keylog their professors in an attempt to change grades.
Oracle issued its June security patches yesterday. The forty fixes include several rated "critical." BlackBerry has also issued a critical security advisory for its Z10 phone.
India sees itself as "an IT superpower," but one protected by only 556 cyber security experts. Leaving aside the specious precision of "556," India does seem to lag comparably advanced countries in this regard.
US tech companies fear the reputational damage abroad that reports of cooperation with NSA surveillance are inflicting. (Google, citing the First Amendment, goes to court to restore trust in its transparency.) It's difficult for international observers, given the cyber espionage odium the US Government attached to Huawei and ZTE, to regard this as anything but sauce for the gander.
Congress continues NSA surveillance hearings. The agency offers swiftly disputed claims of counterterrorism success. Japanese media compare GCHQ G20 surveillance to US codebreaking during 1920s' naval disarmament talks.