Team GhostShell — the hacktivist crew that claims exposure of inadequate security as its mission — is back, dumping pieces of sensitive data picked up from government agencies and (especially) educational sites whose security GhostShell regards as "shoddy."
Banks in the United Arab Emirates sustain an apparently coordinated denial-of-service attack.
The Egyptian Army takes an unfortunate page from the ISIS information operations playbook, posting some two-dozen pictures of dead ISIS fighters to Facebook.
Cyber-rioting flares again between Armenia and Azerbaijan, this time with Armenian hackers leaking personal data of about 5000 Azerbaijani citizens.
As the class action lawsuit against OPM by Government employees proceeds (alleging among other things that OPM managers violated Federal law with respect to data protection) the US FBI warns businesses to prepare for more attacks emanating from China. (The Bureau doesn't say, but, as the Daily Beast puts it, "strongly implies" Chinese government responsibility for both the OPM and Anthem breaches.) War on the Rocks publishes a brief, clear account of the damage that can be done with the SF-86 data exposed at OPM.
Concerns about mobile malware continue, with FireEye outlining the potential for Masque attacks against iOS devices, and G DATA describing a rapid rise in Android exploits (many of them designed for use against financial targets).
The Angler exploit kit continues to push CrytpoWall. TorrentLocker surges in both the UK and Turkey. Ransomware-as-a-service picks up black marketshare.
Security researchers describe enterprise resource planning systems' attack surface.
Venture capitalists talk tech trends, guarantees, and cyber insurance.
A note to our readers: we'll be taking tomorrow off as we observe Independence Day (a day early, following Federal usages over here in America). The CyberWire will resume normal publication on Monday, July 6.