Anti-Assad hacktivists show up on a site belonging to Turkey's embassy in Bishkek, plaintively and almost apologetically, to remind the world that massacres continue in Syria.
Recorded Future reports finding new malicious networks associated with the DarkHotel cyber espionage campaign. The campaign, endemic to East Asia, is found using malware that's circulated since 2009.
The APT group controlling MiniDuke is tied to a malicious Tor exit node.
University researchers find that about 1% of advertising is malvertising — small in relation to the total volume of online advertising, significant in absolute terms and effect. Trend Micro independently publishes details of the Flashpack exploit kit operating in recent malicious ad campaigns.
Fasthosts sustained an outage yesterday attributed to a denial-of-service attack and exploitation of a Windows 2003 vulnerability.
KrebsOnSecurity discerns a link between the Staples and Michaels data breaches — some common malware and communication with the same command-and-control servers. Other observers sift through a year's worth of retail cyber attacks for such lessons as may be found. The PCI Council in particular is looking for solutions.
SChannel exploits appear as Microsoft grapples with collateral issues (not exactly damage, perhaps?) last Tuesday's patch raised.
Apple releases security fixes for iOS, OS X Yosemite, and Apple TV.
Journalists investigate Russian government cyber operations and connections between US intelligence services and US companies.
The Wall Street Journal (echoing the redoubtable Weiss) thinks the nuclear power industry is trying to define away its cyber problems.
China's Great Firewall strikes observers as an economic own-goal.