Iran's leaders, while not necessarily in sympathy with ISIS, have taken a page from its playbook: they appear to have begun using Twitter in information campaigns surrounding nuclear talks.
The long-running and sophisticated Regin cyber espionage campaign remains in the news, with word of more widespread infection (Russian and Saudi networks are by far, however, the leading targets). The Intercept is attributing the campaign to a joint Anglo-American operation. Trend Micro points out that Regin, while in many respects novel, has its precedents. Policy wonks see Regin as part of the increasingly normalized conduct of espionage in cyberspace.
FireEye thinks the group behind Clandestine Fox (probably Chinese actors) is responsible for "Double Tap" — an exploitation of a recently disclosed Windows OLE flaw.
Trend Micro sees increasingly stealthy versions of Flash malware in exploit kits.
Craigslist was taken down over the weekend, as was Sony. Craigslist is back up; Sony remains in the process of recovery.
Patches are out for vulnerabilities in both Docker and WordPress.
Retailers brace for the holiday shopping season, with this Friday likely to see an upsurge in cyber crime.
Finding French regulations too onerous for good business, zero-day specialists Vupen announce plans to reorganize in Luxembourg and Singapore.
ENISA has issued new cryptographic guidelines.
Sino-US cyber talks fizzle. HM Government renews attempts to increase police ability to access Internet data in the UK. In the US, NSA's privacy officer defends her agency's practices, and Director Rogers tells Congress that you can't just play defense in cyberspace.