Brazilian hacktivists mature their plans to disrupt the coming World Cup on behalf of a basket of grievances against Brazilian policy and the social conditions they believe it engenders.
The Christian Science Monitor claims to have found a supply-chain angle to Stuxnet's incapacitation of Iranian nuclear facilities.
Facebook users are cautioned against a malicious "profile viewer" browser add-on that purports to reveal stalkers. A fix for a zero-day affecting Avaya's one-X 9608 IP telephones is expected to become available tomorrow. The IE zero-day that first surfaced in watering-hole attacks staged through a compromised VFW site continues to cause trouble in the wild.
Target's conference call provides a case study of how a large company handles a major breach with its investors: the breach, unsurprisingly, was addressed prominently.
The insurance sector continues to evolve its approach to cyber coverage, and to assessing the value of assets at risk to cyber attack. An interesting piece in the WillisWire discusses how much cyber insurance retailers need to carry against the sort of attack Target and Neiman Marcus sustained. The BBC reports insurers have denied coverage to power companies with weak cyber defenses. Where insurance goes, so goes litigation, and corporate directors now face derivative lawsuits following breach disclosures.
New products show the value the market may be placing on privacy. Two new phones with similar names are particularly interesting: Boeing's "Black" (for government markets) and Silent Circle/Geeksphone's "Blackphone" (for consumers).
The US Army releases a new field manual covering cyber security and operations.