The Anonymous attacks against Israel over the weekend appear to have fizzled, despite some annoying outages. Perhaps all of North Korea's military bluster is meant to divert attention from their real intent — cyber warfare against the US. German Skype users are attacked with malware.
Energy companies of the US beware — DHS warns of a concerted spear phishing attack. Bitcoin suffers a DDoS attack at its leading exchange, Mt. Gox in Tokyo. The company thinks the culprit(s) will never be found. The Dutch banking system was hit with a DDoS attack on Friday. Again, no culprit has been identified. Pakistan's elections commission fends off a cyber attack. Companies in the United Arab Emirates face a particular cyber security danger.
Wells Fargo system is up and running again after an attack that caused a 'cyber traffic jam'. Could a 'hidden law' hurt government agencies' IT purchases? A new advanced persistent threat evades detection via mouse clicks. Pakistan's elections system suffers another cyber attack. In the battle against state-sponsored cyber attacks, the question may not be how to stop them but how to keep the penetration shallow.
Quantum signals could be set aloft. The administration wants federal agencies to work harder to keep up with hackers.
Perhaps we're doing this all wrong—there's a proposed strategy of allowing hackers in and confusing them with misleading information. The Army and DoD are at odds over mobile devices.
In the silver linings department—could poor security practices open up unprecedented investment opportunities?