The Guardian believes the cyber attacks it's sustained from the Syrian Electronic Army are opening shots in a pro-Assad campaign against Western media.
China reportedly shifts its cyber target set in Taiwan from government agencies to private industry. Taiwan announces expansion of its cyber security forces.
Apache webservers are under widespread, sophisticated attack. Compromised HTTP binaries redirect users to malicious sites where they're infected with (among other malware) the Blackhole exploit kit. The attacks conceal themselves by running in shared memory.
LivingSocial, recovering from last week's compromise, dumps the SHA1 hash in favor of more powerful encryption.
Researchers at Northwestern and North Carolina State find popular Android antivirus products easily defeated by obfuscated malware.
Despite longstanding and well-founded American woofing about the hazards of using Chinese hardware, US Africa Command purchases Chinese communication satellite services.
A study by the Economic Policy Institute disputes conventional wisdom about a shortage of tech talent in the US. The problem appears instead to be a mismatch of jobs with specific skills. Several approaches to remediating the mismatch are discussed, from MOOCs to student tracking platforms, but none seem an obvious breakout solution.
The US Defense Department considers elevating Cyber Command to an independent unified combatant command.
Litigation news is the usual squalid tally of creepy greed and motiveless malice, relieved by the curious story of the (alleged) CyberBunker DDoS specialist being extradited to the Netherlands. He's thought to be one Sven Olaf Kamphuis, "minister of telecommunications and foreign affairs for the Republic of CyberBunker."