India's Operation Hangover resurfaces amid reports of newly dropped (and swiftly hidden) Mac malware.
Former US DCI and DIRNSA Michael Hayden is in Australia talking about Chinese cyber espionage. His discussion is blunt, particularly with respect to Huawei's involvement in spying (and Huawei is also skating on very thin GCHQ ice in the UK) but he also insists on some valuable distinctions: competition isn't war; espionage isn't combat. China's relationship with its partners and competitors, particularly with the US, is complex and not reducible to any simple narrative. All parties need a security modus vivendi.
Taiwan is increasingly the (unwilling) proving ground for Chinese exploits.
WordPress is found to leak data from media files, which it protects less rigorously than blog text. Android's success continues to draw predictable unwanted attention from cybercriminals and cyberspies. This will continue: mobile devices are proliferating in sensitive networks. Enterprises are still bucketing along with buggy Java installations, and they pay a price for it.
NASDAQ community forums were attacked earlier this week, with some passwords leaked. The financial sector's Quantum Dawn 2 cyber exercise is in full swing. Firms are coming to see cyber insurance as indispensible.
Denial-of-service attacks are trending bigger and longer; DDOS protection tools and services see increased demand.
The SANS Internet Storm Center sees a coming "cyber intelligence tsunami." One expects increasing demand for automated intelligent systems to enable human analysts and watchstanders to cope.
The US Congress continues to grill NSA over surveillance. Big tech wants more FISA transparency.