Anonymous delivers its promised pro-Palestine OpIsrael attacks. This campaign had some impact on its targets (at least insofar as it prompted restrictive security measures on several Israeli government sites) but whether it's "successful" remains to be seen: as usual, Anonymous hacktivists count specious coup by re-posting data grabbed in earlier, often unrelated, exploits.
South Korea detects a cyber espionage attempt by the North: defense secrets were sought. Some low-grade cyber vandalism defaces an Indian university's sites with Pakistani nationalist bric-a-brac.
Securelist publishes a post mortem of Syria's most recent Internet outage. While the March disruption was attributed to cut fiber-optic cable (cause unclear), the event gives analysts an opportunity to review Syrian malware samples and trends.
Unknown hackers exploit a cross-site scripting vulnerability in a yet-to-be named video sharing site to commit a denial-of-service attack. Incapsula thinks the unusual browser-based exploit is a proof-of-concept preparing for a much larger attack yet to come.
Android remains under attack. Security experts report targeted phishing campaign, "growth-hacking" spam in social apps, and an SMS Trojan designed to raid digital wallets.
German police find 18M stolen or abused sets of login credentials.
Patch Tuesday will feature four Microsoft bulletins; it also represents, of course, Windows XP's valediction.
Chinese acquisitions of US tech firms trend upward; US Government scrutiny rises with them.
Brazil and Germany protest US surveillance. The US "tries candor" to effect a cyber rapprochement with China. Observers wonder why President Obama thinks he needs Congressional authority to curtail mass telephony data collection.