The Anonymous collective's hacks begin to rack up nuisance successes against World Cup sponsors. Emirates Airline, one the announced targets, describes some of the measures it's put in place to secure its networks.
The "Soraya" point-of-sale crimeware is another instance of malware combining features of kits, in this case ZeuS and Dexter.
Researchers claim the GPRS Roaming Exchange (GRX) network uses hosts that are Internet-accessible and run "vulnerable and unnecessary services."
Other researchers find Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer users susceptible to history-sniffing, a cyber attack that had (until recently) slipped into obscurity.
Apple's new programming language, Swift, has a "Playground" live-preview function with a dangerous flaw that could, as Ars Technica puts it, "wipe out your Mac."
OpenSSL is found vulnerable to interception of traffic between clients and servers. The remotely exploitable flaw (found in all versions of OpenSSL client and versions 1.0.1 and 1.0.2-beta1 of the server software, and widely compared to Heartbleed) has been patched.
The GOZeuS takedown has been widely applauded, but security experts warn the solution is temporary, and carries its own risks.
Brian Krebs offers "a peek inside" a criminal carding shop, and explains why what he sees makes him worry more about brick-and-mortar shopping than dealing online.
Target's shareholder meetings next week are expected to constitute a reckoning over the retailer's massive data breach.
China continues to push back, hard, against US indictment of PLA officers.
In the UK, the Queen's Speech threatens life sentences for hackers whose activities have national security implications.