IntelCrawler reports that a banking Trojan is circulating through the Arabian Gulf region, affecting mobile customers of Islamic banking institutions.
YouTube ads have been found poisoned with a variant of the Caphaw banking Trojan: recent YouTube visitors, look to your security.
Criminals using the Pony botnet have raided hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of crypto currencies. The problem is not limited to Bitcoin: other, smaller currencies have also been targeted. Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox is down again—plagued by cyber crime and its own internal technical issues—this time probably for good. Quartz speculates that as Mt. Gox goes, so goes Bitcoin, although an obituary for the crypto currency is probably premature.
The "goto" flaw in Apple's iOS7 opens keylogging vulnerabilities and puts desktop applications at risk. Apple has issued patches and promises further fixes.
Kaspersky researchers turn up a novel threat: a Tor-based Android Trojan.
Bromium white hats demonstrate attack code that bypasses Microsoft's EMET (Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit).
Details of the Neiman Marcus data breach are published. On the one hand, fewer customers were affected than feared; on the other, the crooks set off about 60,000 alerts "as they slunk through the network."
The cyber sector continues to look for ways of assuring its talent pipeline.
Rumors of cyber war surround South Korea (said to be after the North's nuclear infrastructure) and the US (said to be mulling a cyber offensive against Syria's Assad regime).
US AG Holder asks Congress for breach disclosure legislation.
Attorneys consider their countersurveillance responsibilities.