The cybervandals of NullCrew and HorsemenLulz continue to swat at media outlets. This time Al Arabiya is the victim, and, in addition to leaving the usual occupy-the-x digital gasconade, the attackers hackers compromise mail servers.
A hacker of somewhat cheerier mien defaces an Egyptian Armed Forces training website, enjoining everyone to put politics aside and live happily.
Nominum reports on the DNS-amplification denial-of-service threat compromised home routers present.
Researchers publish vulnerabilities discovered in Oracle's Java Cloud Service platform.
A phony offer of "Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2015" exploits the company's good name and leads the gullible to malware.
Bots go catphishing for lonely Tinder users.
Oldboot.A Android malware is being displaced by a more sophisticated version, "Oldboot.B." Android users in China are particularly at risk.
More cryptocurrency vulnerabilities and exploits are reported. Bitcoin exchange Coinbase denies suffering a data breach, and defends what some analysts call its "spamming friendly" features. Degraded battery life may be a sign a smartphone is infected with Bitcoin-mining malware. And the SANS Institute reports finding similar malware in DVRs.
In industry news, Lockheed Martin talks about the advantages it sees in adding CyberPoint to its Cyber Security Alliance. KEYW will open a new research center.
Dark Reading advises companies on how to staff their SOCs (and notes that cyber talent is pricey). eSecurity Planet reports on the lesser-known forms of cyber insurance coverage. Boeing describes how it keeps data secure in clouds by breaking it into "puzzle pieces."
Banks drop their Target breach lawsuit against Trustwave.