Jihadist hacktivists apparently based in Tunisia hit public websites in Thailand, their nominal objective being support of Rohingya Muslims.
The gunman passengers overpowered Friday before he could massacre riders aboard a French train is said to have visited jihadist sites within hours of his attempt.
Reports suggest the Mexican government is employing Twitterbots against dissident Twitter channels.
Fidelis reports the AlienSpy RAT is resurgent, now operating at JSocket.
Github has parried a denial-of-service attack it suffered this morning.
The Ashley Madison affair continues its sordid unraveling. Extortion attempts are up, and Avid Life contributes to a hefty reward for the apprehension of the Impact Team hackers. Avid Life also faces allegations (based on compromised emails) that it improperly accessed other "adult" sites to exfiltrate competitors' subscriber information. The episode is sad as well as sordid: Canadian police attribute at least two suicides to the data dumps.
The US Energy Secretary tells Congress the natural gas sector is at high risk of cyber attack.
The cyber insurance sector continues to grow, but observers advise policyholders to shop with caution: they risk distorting their overall security posture by misunderstanding exactly what they're buying. Ongoing risk analysis seems both a good security practice and the probable centerpiece of emerging standards of care.
Research sheds light on what induces developers to scan (or fail to scan) their code for security holes.
The UN's privacy chief advocates a "privacy Geneva Convention."
A US Court finds the Federal Trade Commission has authority to regulate cyber security.