Cisco (whose Product Security Incident Response Team chief told FedScoop "as you can imagine, we have all hands on deck for this") and FireEye report that Shadow Brokers' leaked exploits being "test-driven" in the wild.
Comae says Huawei should be added to the short list of companies affected by the published vulnerabilities, joining Cisco, Fortinet, and Juniper Networks.
Speculation (not crazy, but a little overheated) about the source of the leaks turns again to chatter about a GRU mole at Fort Meade.
The New York Times acknowledges that it's been the subject of successful Russian hacking. The paper's Moscow Bureau seems most directly affected, and other news organizations are said to have received similar ministrations. The FBI is investigating.
Fallout from Russian penetration of Democratic Party networks turns up in Republican attack ads.
Investigation of Democratic Presidential nominee Clinton's State Department era emails continues; the focus is on interaction with the Clinton Foundation.
Wikileaks draws more unfavorable attention for indiscriminately dumping personal information about people who aren't remotely public figures.
The Goznym banking Trojan moves west, from Polish to German banks.
Gaming sites are under attack: first Epic, now Blizzard Entertainment and Grand Theft Auto.
Ransomware has been troubling British universities and enterprises in the Netherlands. There's now a decryptor for Wildfire, the strain active in the Netherlands, courtesy Intel Security and Kaspersky Labs.
In industry start-up news, ThreatQuotient raises $12.5 million; Logikcull and Auth0 raise $10 million and $15 million respectively.
France and Germany want Europe-wide restrictions on encryption.