The US Secret Service has opened an investigation into the breach at Michael's arts-and-crafts chain retail chain. The source and scope of the incident remain undisclosed.
Kaspersky claims that Android banking apps present a high risk of infection.
A researcher discloses potential vulnerabilities in Oracle Forms and Reports.
Some security measures may introduce new vulnerabilities. CSO thinks it's found one such case, arguing that SnapChat's introduction last week of CAPTCHAs to weed out bot subscribers will in fact give cyber criminals a new way of establishing fake accounts.
In SCADA vulnerability news, researchers at the U.S. Air Force Institute of Technology demonstrate a rootkit that can remain undetected in programmable logic controller firmware, thence corrupting utility and plant floor operations.
Leftist hacktivists are active on several fronts, downing New Zealand political site Whaleoil, and (in an unrelated incident) hitting Britain's Queen Mary University (for performing Ministry of Defence research).
Anonymous-affiliated hacktivists also deface public affairs sites of Brazil's São Paulo state government (the World Cup is involved). No fresh reports of cyber threats to the Sochi Olympics, but vigilance and trepidation remain high.
Turkish Internet users are targeted by fake Adobe Flash updates.
Today is Data Privacy Day, and many tips and trend stories on the topic are offered for your edification.
The US Department of Defense releases plans to align and embed cyber security with acquisition policy.
Investors continue to give close attention to cyber mergers and acquisitions.
US President Obama orders a study of big data's privacy implications.