Over the weekend the Tunisian Hackers Team, not much heard from since its 2013 attempts against American financial sector targets, resurfaced to promise a campaign against US banks and airports. The airport threat comes during heightened Western air travel alert — both the US and UK express concerns over flight security. Among immediate measures taken by the US TSA is increased scrutiny of mobile devices, with probable exclusion of uncharged devices over concerns they may hold concealed explosives.
The Syrian Electronic Army spoofs an Israeli Defense Forces tweet announcing a (hoaxed) nuclear accident at the Dimona facility.
Turkish authorities complain that the Andalou news agency has come under foreign cyber attack at least twenty-four times this year.
With gasconade unusually self-important and creepy even for Anonymous, "OpCISA" threatens members of the US Congress and their families over pending cyber legislation.
US authorities ask the energy sector to check their networks for signs of Energetic Bear (a.k.a. DragonFly, a.k.a. Havex) malware.
Brazilian cyber criminals are credited with quietly stealing a scarcely credible $3.75B through exploitation of the Boleto payment system.
Point-of-sale concerns continue in the wake of a security breach at vendor ISS. The Internet Storm Center and Brian Krebs discuss physical access and skimmer threats.
US-German relations are strained as the US declines a "no-spying" agreement and Germany arrests a BND employee for espionage.
Fresh allegations of NSA wide-scale surveillance prompt Bruce Schneier (among others) to suspect another leaker within the agency — they don't see this stuff in Snowden's purloined files.