ISIS social media chatter promises an unspecified cyber attack against British targets tomorrow.
Cheetah Mobile warns of Ghost Push infestations in non-Google app stores. Ghost Push is not to be confused, of course, with XcodeGhost iOS malware, which spread from compromised developers in China to Apple's App Store, from which it's now been purged.
Malvertising continues to push the Angler and Neutrino exploit kits, in some cases through ordinarily well-trusted sites.
Citizen Lab reports security and privacy issues with Smart Sheriff child monitoring systems.
The cyber criminal market continues to mature even as it shows an ugly convergence with state-sponsorship (often Russian).
Claims management software provider Systema investigates an apparent data breach.
Lloyd's of London forms a cyber insurance consortium to cover "companies not domiciled in the US." The extra capacity introduced (some $60 million) seems small, and suggests insurance market actuarial uncertainty. Cyber insurance continues to attract business interest, and some carriers are now offering cyber policies to private individuals.
China's Xi plans to meet with US tech company executives before his summit with US President Obama. One wonders whether that meeting will involve trimming China's request for companies to "pledge compliance" with state security requirements. (China's indictment of a US businesswoman for espionage won't help sugar the approach, either.) Contrast Microsoft's discussion of why they're fighting a US warrant for data contained in corporate servers located in Ireland.
Litigation appears to be driving cyber standards of care.
The Volkswagen emission-tracking software scandal has interesting IoT and IA implications.