North Korea may be using free online games as malware vectors in its ongoing cyber campaign against the South.
The Syrian Electronic Army has expanded its target set (in, for example, defacing Qatari government sites) but observers think the SEA unlikely to move beyond hacktivist-like information operations to more destructive cyber operations.
The Mevade botnet is increasingly active in data theft, and analysts perceive a connection to August's spike in Tor usage. Zeus now goes after Dropbox users. Google blacklists php.net, and indeed there is evidence of compromise in the popular web server-side scripting language homepage. Avoid Skype smileys: they may be contaminated with dodgy software.
Warnings about Cryptolocker ransomware appear from Australia to the US. Internet users, back up your files.
Updates on the recent IAEA and Experian exploits describe creative approaches to hacking and social engineering.
Weak key generation in industrial automation control software renders systems vulnerable to wireless attack from miles away.
Surveillance tensions between the US and its allies grow, as Germany demands an explanation of allegations that NSA had accessed Chancellor Merkel's phone. France's President Hollande remains unsatisfied with the explanations he's received. US officials (and various analysts) note that all governments spy, but this tu quoque hasn't gained much traction abroad.
The EU moves to limit international data sharing (clearly directed at the US) and an Irish court case may provide further impetus for national data centers.
Despite this, US-Japanese cyber cooperation grows closer. NATO sorts out whether cyber attacks should trigger Article 5.