OpIsrael gutters out into a cyber riot, even as the "Syrian Electronic Army" joins in (and the Syrian regime moves closer to al Qaeda).
South Korea completes its investigation into last month's cyber attack against media and financial networks. The official report holds North Korea directly responsible.
Mobile attack vectors are increasingly attractive to cyber criminals, and delivery of Android malware via large botnets persuades analysts to conclude that mobile malware has now exited its start-up phase: it's a mature (albeit criminal) industry.
The UK's Ministry of Justice shuts down portions of its official website as a whistleblower tells Parliament that passwords and databases are accessible through a site search engine.
US banks disclose details of recent attacks in SEC filings. CEOs in many other sectors are becoming more willing to disclose cyber incidents. In a mea culpa, ING reports its recent online issues were caused by problematic security upgrades.
Adobe, HP, and Microsoft have issued patches this week. Observers are surprised that Microsoft's don't address vulnerabilities exposed at Pwn2Own.
Asia's economic growth and widespread adoption of mobile devices draw the attention of criminals using advanced persistent threats. The region's regulatory regimes may be lagging the threat.
Supply chains (broadly conceived—including things like legal services) are increasingly attractive to hackers.
Quartz asks, "what's a cyberweapon anyway?" and concludes the concept is largely a budgetary one. Chinese officials ask the US for "mutual trust" in cyberspace. US trade sanctions begin to bite, but both sides would prefer a modus vivendi.