Iran's Revolutionary Guard has yet to call the killing of Motjaba Ahmadi (late head of their cyber war unit) an assassination as opposed to a common homicide. But the Telegraph stands by its reporting, and one wonders at the Guard's restraint in not immediately blaming Israel.
Adobe has been hacked—the security breach is described as "massive." Both source code and nearly three million customer accounts have been exposed in an operation the company began to become aware of in mid-September. Coldfusion vulnerabilities were exploited in the attack.
Bitcointalk has been hacked in the wake of the FBI's Silk Road takedown. Those doing the hacking might profit from the cautionary tale a US Federal grand jury presented this week, indicting twelve Anonymous hoods for hitting sites that wouldn't process Wikileaks payments.
The Affordable Health Care Act exchanges are off to a somewhat bumpy, possibly hacked start, and Obamacare-themed spam is ramping up quickly.
Malware signed by legitimate but stolen certificates is trending up. So is mobile malware.
Kaspersky and Symantec see the rise of cyber-espionage-for-hire gangs: Icefog and Hidden Lynx are the predicted first in a long series.
The European Union continues investigating the Belgacom attack, widely believed to be the work of Britain's GCHQ (but note that Belgacom refuses to make any attribution).
Probably sound—but unwelcome—advice: Verizon rather surprisingly tells its customers its up to them to secure their own data (it's also mildly surprising to see that Verizon has a "vice president of national security policy").
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