Cyber operations in Israel and the Palestinian Territories have become relatively quiet recently (reports of Anonymous-led #OpSaveGaza browser performance degradation aside) but Israeli security agencies prepare for a post-Ramadan surge in attacks.
The pro-Russian (probably Russian controlled) CyberBerkut gang publishes what it claims are internal emails from a colonel assigned to Ukraine's Ministry of Defense. Their content renders them implausible, particularly given recent Ukrainian advances into insurgent territory. Twitter blocks access to @b0ltai, a persistent burr under the Russian government's saddle. MH17 scams proliferate.
"Anonymous Kenya," which Kenyan authorities call an Indonesian hacktivist group, hijacks Kenyan military Twitter accounts to criticize Kenyan operations against Somali pirates and jihadists.
Attacks on Indian firms cause observers to question the state of that country's cyber preparedness.
Android apps pose security risks, with as many as one in ten thought to be malicious. Trend Micro believes it understands the flaws in Android's security model.
Google bots and other Internet scanning activity concern security researchers.
More research on the threat of network steganography is out.
Ransomware advances in sophistication, and its criminal business models co-evolve with the technology.
A new criminal service offers to drain your competitors' Google AdWords budgets.
Security workarounds for TAILS are announced, but a full patch remains aspirational. Journalists and other TAILS users consider what the threat to anonymity means for them.
Key industries receive cyber security grades.
The Aspen Security Forum displays much current US thought on cyber security.
China calls for international cyber cooperation as it raids Microsoft offices.