Guccifer 2.0 has released material he (she? they?) claims to have obtained from hacking the Clinton Foundation. The apparent documents are of course discreditable on their face, but they also don't appear to have come from the Clinton Foundation—observers think they're republication of documents taken from the Democratic National Committee and the Democratic National Campaign Committee. Longtime Guccifer 2.0 observer Motherboard offers the most direct, demotically expressed assessment, which we'll bowdlerize to "hogwash." Guccifer 2.0 is widely believed, on circumstantial but compelling evidence, to be a sockpuppet of Russian intelligence services.
Guccifer 2.0's communique includes a collegial shout-out to WikiLeaks and Julian Assange. WikiLeaks reiterates its plans for weekly data dumps through the US elections. US fears of election hacking are now centered on the possibility that confidence in the vote's legitimacy could be eroded.
Internet-of-things botnets are, by general consensus, the new normal in attacks on businesses. The gaming industry, dependent as it is on high levels of access, is particularly concerned.
Flashpoint warns of a new exploit kit, "Floki Bot."
In what is believed to be the first warning of kind by a medical device manufacturer, Johnson and Johnson alerts users to the possibility that its insulin pumps are vulnerable to cyberattack.
In more bad news for Yahoo!, Reuters reports that the company engineered surveillance of its users' emails by US intelligence or law enforcement agencies. With the sense of this being a last straw, advice on how to unsubscribe from Yahoo! services is being widely offered.