Assad's Syrian Electronic Army defaces Le Monde's website with the presumably Islamist message "Je ne suis pas Charlie," evidently an attempt to deny the Islamic State sole possession of jihadist street cred.
A lone Turkish hacker defaces a large number of Ghanaian government websites, declaring "cyberwar" for unclear motives.
Attribution of the "Inception" campaign remains controversial: Blue Coat and Kaspersky advance competing explanations of the attacks.
US CENTCOM refuses to rise to hackers' bait, saying it anticipates no changes to its social media policy.
Adobe investigates reports that a Flash zero-day has been incorporated into the Angler exploit kit. The vulnerability appears to affect Flash installations on older versions of Windows (including XP).
Davos is in session, and cyber security appears to be giving global warming competition for pride-of-place among the (elite, wealthy, etc.) symposiasts' worries.
The cyber security market sees some of the increased spending widely forecast in the wake of the Sony hack. Next-generation firewalls, improved encryption, data-centric security, managed security services, and closer attention to the supply chain are mentioned in descriptions of plans and purchases.
Reactions to US President Obama's cyber proposals are falling into some consensus. The President's concerns are generally held to be well-intentioned, with gestures toward cyber threat intelligence sharing particularly welcome. On the other hand, many regard the proposed measures as over-broad, likely to criminalize — probably unintentionally — a wide-range of innocent online activity. And ability to cut through the glare of war in cyberspace seems unlikely to be achieved through legislative fiat.