South Korea provides more information on its attribution of the Dark Seoul cyber campaign to the North Korean regime.
Another Android vulnerability is discovered. Android's success in the consumer market is also stoking a thriving criminal black market in exploits.
Marriott Rewards members are advised to change their passwords after Marriott detects a spike in attempts to hack into user accounts. Kaspersky offers some timely advice on cyber safety for vacation travel (start by being less forthcoming in social media).
Waterholing appears to be displacing spearphishing in state-sponsored cyber attacks.
Mandiant reminds people that "Unit 61398" is part of China's People's Liberation Army, not "just a collection of some guys working in someone's basement."
Oracle's July patches closed eighty vulnerabilities in the firm's products.
Quantum Dawn, Wall Street's cyber defense exercise, starts tomorrow. In the meantime the financial sector worries about vulnerability to cyber attack, and works to come to grips with an emerging cyber risk regulatory regime.
Booz Allen, CACI, SAIC, Honeywell, and General Dynamics are among thirteen winners of a US Navy cyber IDIQ contract worth up to $900M.
US universities, particularly research universities, are increasingly becoming targets of industrial espionage. (Coincidentally or not, more universities are partnering with cyber companies—General Dynamics and Rensselaer Polytechnic, for example, announce a new research arrangement.)
Cyber cooperation among the US, UK, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand is unlikely to be impeded by public reaction to leaks, observers note.
Snowden has requested asylum in Russia. The Manning trial nears its conclusion.