Internet censorship in Turkey (whose elections have wrapped up) and anti-regime hacktivism in Syria (whose civil war continues) affect Middle Eastern cyberspace. Scammers of uncertain provenance are using Syrian troubles as phishbait for their marks' personal information.
Other scammers cut sympathy for Ukraine into phishbait. Claims by AnonymousUkraine to have stolen 800 million credit cards receive skeptical scrutiny.
Webroot, taking the commonplace "ecosystem" metaphor with refreshing seriousness, points out the security danger of a cyber monoculture (and suggests this lies at the root of recent WordPress issues).
McAfee thinks there's a chance the recent iOS update may kill jailbreaking.
ComputerWeekly warns businesses to beware of "advanced evasion techniques," a fancy term for hackers' steadily improving obfuscation game. Dark Reading points out that Target was actually better prepared to fend off an attack than most other retailers. Both stories suggest two (largely) unmet needs: better threat intelligence (with the glare of war filtered) and improved automation for watchstanding and reverse engineering. Booz Allen sees a role for incentives in fostering information sharing. Microsoft researchers look to advanced sandboxing.
In industry news, Lockheed Martin announces its next cyber move, adding CyberPoint to its Cyber Security Alliance. Huawei promises to upgrade security against cyber espionage. Many companies address a shortage of cyber labor by growing their own talent. Early internship and mentorship are expected to help, as is support of STEM education. (So, from another angle, would improved automation.)
The EU and Brazil seek to bypass the US with a new undersea cable.