Did you hear Russia's PM Medvedev had resigned? Neither had Mr. Medvedev — his Twitter account was hijacked to tweet a resignation in (implausible) shame over his government's conduct. Anti-Putin hacktivists Sholtay-Boltay claim credit.
Taiwan complains publicly of Chinese cyber attacks.
Iranian dissidents (and ordinary Internet users) increasingly work Tor to evade Islamic Republic censorship. (Tor also retains its attractiveness to botnet masters.)
Symantec releases a study of obfuscation and finds, interestingly, noticeably fewer instances of malware shutting down upon detection of a virtual machine. Since determining that software is running in a VM is a useful indicator that the software may be under analysis, this shift indicates either that malware authors are becoming careless or (far more likely) they've decided other forms of evasion are a better investment.
Anonymous continues to hack Ferguson, Missouri, USA, over a controversial police shooting. Someone — possibly a hacktivist opposed to Anonymous — sets up a spoof site to troll Anonymous sympathizers.
Hold Security responds to critics of its handling of the CyberVor discovery, and publishes a CyberVor FAQ.
Researchers offer an overview of automotive cyber attack surfaces.
BlackBerry has patched its OS and enterprise server software.
Harvard Business Review and the Atlantic publish, respectively, a call for a workplace cyber panopticon and a rebuke to the Internet's marketing roots.
Frances' ANSSI issues guidelines for ICS cyber security.
NATO is again encouraged to think through Article 5's application in cyberspace.
US Department of Homeland Security critical infrastructure protection and cyber security programs receive marks from partners.