Putinist separatists of CyberBerkut claim a successful hack of Ukraine's Information Ministry.
Brookings believes there are at least 46,000 ISIS-sympathizing Twitter accounts, which suggests that a lot of people sufficiently comfortable to afford time on Twitter are buying what the Caliphate's selling.
AnonGhost continues to further the Palestinian cause by banging away at small-town America, hitting the Larimer County, Colorado (population less than 300,000, area 6822 km²) Sheriff for the second time this week.
"Casper" espionage malware appears related to "Babar" and "Bunny."
The FREAK vulnerability isn't confined to Apple or Android devices. Microsoft warns that all versions of Windows are affected. Mitigations are suggested, patches en route.
As Google Play is cleaned of malicious apps, bad actors move to its "bookstore."
Luxury hotel company Mandarin Oriental sustains a credit card breach. Avecto and others think this shows the risks inherent in legacy point-of-sale systems.
Besides patching for FREAK (possibly next week) Microsoft offers fixes for problematic updates distributed in February's Patch Tuesday.
Industry observers decry a lack of incentives for companies to upgrade their network security. In fairness, failure to increase security seems driven at least as much by the difficulty of quantifying risk as by mere unwillingness to invest in defenses. (Compare Anthem's refusal of Federal IT security audits — some think this irresponsible, but others point out the costs, in money but also in security, of Government inspectors rooting around in your networks.)
An Oxford scholar suggests privateering holds better lessons for cyberspace than does Cold War deterrence.