More vandalism of Israeli websites is reported, but the annual OpIsrael strikes most observers as not surpassing its customary nuisance levels of damage.
People claiming to represent ISIS threaten Turkey with online devastation unless that country's authorities release all the ISIS-bound fighters they've detained.
In the US, the FBI warns businesses to beware fallout from OpIsrael (but so far little is reported). ISIS-sympathizing hackers (Ars Technica calls them "script kiddies") pose a more immediate threat: they've been exploiting WordPress flaws (patches available) to strew Caliphate-themed messages and threats across the blogosphere. Observers hope this will motivate users to patch WordPress.
The long-running investigation of US State Department and White House network intrusions increasingly turns toward Russian suspects. It appears the State Department's unclassified systems were of interest principally as a phishing path into the White House.
Fidelis publishes an extensive report on the AlienSpy remote-access Trojan.
Baby monitor hacking is back, and creepier than ever — one more element of creep in the increasingly disturbing Internet-of-Things homefront.
Mozilla retreats from "opportunistic encryption" in Firefox. Snapchat blocks third-party apps. Users still cling to Windows XP, and Microsoft seeks to nudge users of that OS and other products to upgrade through embedded nagging. (Fair-minded observers wish Redmond's nagging well.)
Analysts look at Heartbleed, and how it's changed the security conversation. Other security mavens debate the relative importance of users and technology in reducing risk.
In industry news, Singapore's Singtel buys Trustwave, and iSight acquires Critical Intelligence. Investment analysts evaluate security firms' stock prospects.