The Belgian Foreign Ministry works to recover from the latest cyber attacks it's sustained. (The Ministry is more attack route than primary target: the attackers are interested in third parties.)
Symantec has a good brief account of the Elderwood platform's resurgence in recent zero-day campaigns. Organized criminals behind Elderwood (and their customers) would do well to take note of two bits of law enforcement news. In some demand-side policing, an international manhunt (European and Australian) is kicking in the doors of Blackshades malware buyers. And in the United States the mob-busting RICO battle-axe has been used to send a low-grade cyber crook away for twenty years.
The zero-day Microsoft closed in its recent out-of-band patch continues to be actively exploited, with Australian enterprises reporting attacks using exploits designed to evade defenses.
Banking Trojan Zeus Gameover is also evolving, and now hits victims in new countries (South Africa, Nigeria, India, Singapore, Turkey, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Croatia, and Greece among them).
Did you know Kaspersky sold a "Kaspersky Mobile" security app in the Windows Phone store? Neither did Kaspersky—there's no such product—and Kaspersky Labs alertly exposed the fraud. A similarly bogus "VirusShield" was discovered in the Android store last month. Caveat emptor, but more scrutiny of products by the stores themselves would be welcome.
In the US, the Retail Industry Leaders Association and the National Retail Federation organize separate cyber threat information-sharing efforts. Observers hope the two associations will succeed in developing actionable intelligence through the glare of alerts.