Spiegel reports that the Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND) has in fact conducted electronic surveillance of allies, which Spiegel thinks reflects badly on the agency, given Chancellor Merkel's assertions to the contrary.
Australian MPs are up in arms over allegations that Russian and Chinese intelligence services attempted (with unclear success) to penetrate shipbuilders in France, Germany, and Japan (all of whom are bidding to construct Australia's next generation of submarine).
The Twitter account of Israel's Ha'aretz may have been briefly hijacked by Palestinian hacktivists.
The Crackas-with-Attitude (doubling down on their avowed pro-Palestinian inspiration) resurfaced Friday to claim they'd gotten into the Joint Automated Booking System (JABS), a portal used by US law enforcement authorities. So far their claim is supported by an apparent JABS screenshot.
Anonymous retracts some of #OpKKK's Ku Klux Klan outings.
FoxGlove Security reports finding remote code remote code execution vulnerabilities in the Java library Apache Commons Collections.
Recorded Future documents Flash's popularity with cyber criminals: it contributes eight of the top ten vulnerabilities used in exploit kits this year.
SINET 16 winner Onapsis reports vulnerabilities in SAP HANA systems, and offers mitigations.
Another SINET 16 winner, Secure Islands, is acquired by Microsoft.
BlueCoat is reported to be purchasing Elastica.
Stock analysts continue to look at last week's cyber selloff, especially FireEye's decline. Most see FireEye's drop as caused by stiffer competition (and some see difficulty integrating Mandiant) but FireEye executives add to their positions in their company.
Europe thinks the next move in Safe Harbor goes to the Americans.