Details of the large cyber espionage effort staged from India come into clearer focus. It appears to continue a long-standing campaign ("Hangover," going back to 2010) that began to come to light late last year when attacks against Norway's Telnor and others were exposed. Norman Shark sees the name of an Indian security company.
A cyber espionage campaign, ("Safe" not as erroneously published elsewhere, "SafeNet") is exploiting a patched Microsoft Office vulnerability.
China's Unit 61398 resumes attacks on US targets, now using new methods. Shaming and diplomacy having apparently failed, US policy makers mull their options.
The Syrian Electronic Army continues hijacking news organization accounts—the Telegraph and Financial Times both attract SEA's unwanted ministrations. 1923Turkz breach a Bangladeshi Air Force site, and Anonymous (which shows signs in Italy of eating itself) is a nest of goldbugs.
Remote code execution vulnerabilities appear in iOS apps. A form-grabbing rootkit hits the black market. Microsoft apparently knows more about Skype traffic than most users suspect. "Bulletproof hosters" receive scrutiny from Krebs and others—they've been key enablers of denial-of-service attacks.
The US Department of Homeland Security says its cyber personnel problems lie in recruiting, not retention. Vista Equity Partners will acquire Websense. Dell shutters its public cloud effort. Bloomberg continues to address customer privacy concerns, hiring former IBM CEO Palmisano for an investigation.
US Government plans to prevent "going dark" may backfire. Journalists react to prosecutorial targeting in leak and espionage cases.