The US Federal Bureau of Investigation warns that hacktivists are increasingly turning their attention to law enforcement personnel and public officials. The Bureau suggests this is (relatively) new in being a direct cyber threat to natural persons, not the institutions with which they're associated.
The offense-defense dialectic moves back to an offensive moment as hackers assimilate lessons learned from last year's highly successful takedown of Gameover Zeus: banking botnets are back.
We've moving into the see-something, say-something phase of airline cyber awareness. The FBI and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) have warned airlines to be alert for signs of intrusion into or tampering with passenger Wi-Fi networks. For now the warning is based on a priori probability, not specific threat intelligence.
Recorded Future describes ways of subverting Tor anonymity.
WordPress has pushed out a patch.
Secunia's 2015 Vulnerability Review is out (and worth your attention).
Investors look at the cyber sector, like what they're seeing (but caveat lector — this sort of opinion is notoriously volatile), and explain what they're looking for.
Cyber legislation is moving through the US Congress. Among the most closely watch bills is one fostering information sharing. It passed the House this week, and business generally regards this as a good thing. (Members of Congress "now understand that companies can no longer fight the bad guys individually," TruStar CEO Paul Kurtz tells the New York Times.)
A reintroduced "Aaron's Law" would relieve researchers of (some) fear of prosecution as criminal hackers.
New US cyber doctrine features offensive capabilities.