Israeli authorities continue to prepare for Sunday's threatened "OpIsrael" attacks by Anonymous, and security experts offer security measures users can take themselves.
North Korea engages in more brinksmanship; the South prepares for cyber (and kinetic) war. US Forces Korea experienced a website outage whose cause remains undetermined (technical problems are as likely as cyber attack). And Anonymous resurfaces on the peninsula with denial-of-service attacks on North Korean networks—the hacktivist collective tells the Hermit Kingdom's inmates the "Anons are here to set you free." It's unclear whether this intervention will be helpful.
The denial-of-service attack on Spamhaus was as big as initially reported, but also less significant to the Internet as a whole than smaller targeted attacks. More lessons about DNS security are drawn from the incident.
Recently discovered malware adds mouse-click tracking to its obfuscation features.
Last week's renewed denial-of-service campaign on US banks by the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters appears to have been well funded. One apparent victim, however, JPMorgan Chase, in fact suffered a bug, not an attack.
China's Global Times responds to US anti-cyber espionage measures with a tu quoque—the Americans are worse than we are. Meanwhile, the Chinese government upgrades its malware arsenal for use against Tibetan activists.
Firefox issues an update to good Sophos security reviews: "no known vices."
The US FTC announces the winners of its anti-robocall challenge.
Australian, Canadian, and British media worry about the adequacy of their respective nations' cyber policies: do they go far enough for public safety?