ISIS and Anonymous appear to be going after each other in cyberspace. Collision between two groups whose direction is largely inspiration will be interesting. (While they may rival one another in self-importance, ISIS has a corner on brutality.)
The US Government declines to say officially what's almost universally believed: Chinese intelligence services were responsible for the OPM breach. Other US agencies raise their eyebrows about OPM's request that they help pay for mitigation.
AshleyMadison's corporate parent finds few sympathetic ears willing to listen to characterization of its hack as "cyber terrorism." Crime, probably; terrorism, not so much. See Avast for comment on the breach's implications.
eWeek reports seeing indications that the Hacking Team (which again denies violating any laws) explored the possibility of targeting crypto-currencies.
Those looking for new things to worry about will find researchers' demonstration of how to hack a Jeep Cherokee interesting: a Wired reporter sat through it (literally, in the driver's seat).
Google patches forty-three Chrome vulnerabilities.
Arbor Networks says the average size of denial-of-service attacks is increasing.
Several bits of industry news. LookingGlass acquires Kleissner & Associates (see the CyberWire's interview with LookingGlass CEO Coleman) and Synopsys buys up some of Quotium's assets. Darktrace, Keybase, and WireX all announce new funding.
The US Commerce Department's Wassenaar implementation is widely panned. If you've time to read only one comment, read Google's.
US and Israeli police arrest four in connection with the JPMorgan hack, now seen as criminal, and not the Russian espionage widely perceived last year.