Russian intervention in Crimea becomes increasingly aggressive and lethal, but little new on the cyber front. One sidelight: a University of Illinois internal investigation dismisses suspicions that the university's servers had been hacked to deliver information operations support for Russian-supported Crimean secession from Ukraine. So a negative result, but an interesting illustration of how cyber conflict fears spread rapidly and globally.
The Syrian Electronic Army continues to claim successful intrusion into US Central Command networks, which CENTCOM continues to deny.
Researchers find a major Linux/Unix exploit circulating in the wild. "Operation Windigo" has hijacked more than 25,000 servers, from which some 500,000 PCs have been attacked daily.
Win-Spy, a commercial-off-the-shelf stealth monitoring tool, has been implicated in criminal attacks on at least one financial institution. The tool is effective against both Windows and Android devices.
Malaysia Air Flight MH370 spawns more phishbait and waterholing lures. The press continues to speculate on the aircraft's disappearance; analysts speculate amid a paucity of evidence that the hijacking (if such it was) was accomplished or supported by cyber means.
Target breach post mortems continue, with lessons drawn for paycard-handling networks.
Avast reports finding that attacks against Windows XP already dramatically exceed attempts on later versions of Windows.
Google patches a Compute Engine bug with the potential to affect Google Cloud.
Despite the manifest advantages of attack information sharing, most organizations remain reluctant to do so, fearing reputational damage or regulatory blowback.
Trustwave acquires Cenzic.
In the US, Senator Wyden again criticizes NSA and CIA.