SoundCloud, touted as the world's largest streaming music service, has been thoroughly "infested" by jihadists "of all stripes," reports Homeland Security Today. The infestation serves information operations, recruiting, and, possibly, physical command and control.
Anonymous has promised an operation against Israel for this Friday. Other Anonymous cells hit Philippine government websites to protest "incompetence." This week's G20 meetings in Brisbane are expected to attract the usual hacktivist attention.
Mandiant's founder charges the Russian government with conniving at criminal attacks on Western banks and retailers. His (unsurprising) allegation comes as investigators continue to unravel BlackEnergy's longstanding presence — since 2011 — in US infrastructure networks.
Russian domestic Internet traffic seems to be passing through a large number of Chinese servers, and realization that this is so has raised the eyebrows of Russian security officers.
The US is investigating an apparent Chinese cyber operation against the US Postal Service.
Cyber rioting continues in the Subcontinent, as Pakistani hackers deface Indian websites. Some attacks seem to have hit the wrong target, as the US State of Indiana's Education Department is defaced twice by hacktivists under the impression that Indiana and India are much the same. (In fairness, we suppose, anyone could make such a mistake, and similar things have happened before. Ask NASA, one easily dropped letter away from NSA.)
Malaysia's government may have targeted a specialized US-based news organization.
A potential buyer may be sniffing at AVG Technologies. Market analysts dissect publicly traded cyber companies.
Tor wonders how cops "decloaked" the darkweb.