Opposing views want to put NSA's domestic surveillance in proper context despite recent breathless headlines. Meanwhile, lawmakers are still breathless and demanding change. On top of that, the fallout continues as the cloud market determines what changes are necessary in light of NSA's activities. Further, a British lawmaker wants to know why police detained a journalist who received leaks from Edward Snowden. Apparently Booz Allen was not the only contractor to feel Edward Snowden's top secret downloading wrath. He did the same when he worked at Dell.
The Syrian Electronic Army attacks the Washington Post. Al-Qaeda's may have found a new target in the European railroad system. The Indian Intelligence Agency accuses Pakistan of cyber attacks on its state-owned telecom giant. Snowden is the gift that keeps on giving—now China is probing IBM, Oracle, and EMC for leaks. Germany and the US start discussion on a so-called No Spy pact.
Cyber attacks reach the top of the asset manager's hit parade. Can media outlets guard against hackers?
Beware adult site visitors—scammers are using ransomware against porn viewers in Australia. In the Can't Catch a Break Department—the US Department of Energy is hit with a second security breach.
Microsoft apologizes to users for Outlook downtime. Thought Java was all patched up? Not so fast!
New technology may make encryption oh-so much easier to break. Can mere laws stop leaks from NSA? Germany targets Bitcoin for capital gains tax.