Israel prepares for Anonymous action over al Aksa mosque this Friday. Their response may prove a test of Israel-Indian cyber defense cooperation.
The US Weather Service sustained and contained a significant cyber attack. The Washington Post reports that officials say (off the record) that the hackers were working for the Chinese government. (A false tornado watch in the US Mid-South is also attributed to a cyber attack, but whether this is a consequence of the alleged Chinese hack or a separate incident is unclear.) The US Postal Service data breach remains generally attributed to China, but (faint) doubts arise as security firms note that, as a matter of a priori possibility, a data broker could have caused the breach.
In any event, Sino-American tensions in cyberspace remain high. China's new J-31 fighter has made its airshow debut, and the Wall Street Journal says it looks a lot like the cyber-spied-upon US F-35.
The Kornplug remote-access-Trojan hits Russian, Afghan, and Tajik targets. The Sednit espionage group (a.k.a. Sofacy, APT28, or Fancy Bear) remains active against Eastern European targets, and it's attacking air-gapped networks.
K-Mart may be the latest retailer to suffer a breach — the Sears subsidiary is investigating.
Observers have had time to digest Patch Tuesday. Their consensus is that the vulnerabilities closed were large and dangerous.
Brokerages begin trading the first cyber-security ETF. Insurers in Europe and the US offer new cyber policies. Microsoft buys Aorato for $200M.
Policymakers mull the nature of cyber peace to better understand cyber war.