A guilty plea in the doxxing case against a Kosovar ISIS-sympathizer arouses new concerns that ISIS has personally identifying information on US military and government personnel.
In a different doxxing operation, hacktivists expose emails and other information exchanged among members of US police unions.
The usual cyber-rioting gutters on in the Caucasus, with Armenian and Azerbaijani patriotic hacktivists exchanging attacks.
Google monitors and controls access to Google Play, but researchers at Dr. Web warn that they've found more than sixty Trojanized games in the store.
British bank HSBC recovered over the weekend from a distributed-denial-of-service attack, but the incident was no outlier. DDoS attacks continue to proliferate: they're relatively inexpensive to mount, they can deliver either a direct extortion payoff or serve as misdirection for more serious attacks, and the growing Internet-of-things offers opportunities for botnet wranglers.
In industry news, Symantec closes the Veritas sale as it refocuses on its core security business. Fortinet's good earnings tide last week lifted the share-price boats of CyberArk and Palo Alto Networks as well. But the big news is the apparent demise over the weekend of Norse Corporation, famous for its gorgeous attack map. CEO Glines has departed, Norse's sites (including that map) are dark, and rumors suggest the company's remaining assets and operations may be folded into SolarFlare, which shares some investors with Norse.
The US and EU did not succeed in reaching a modus vivendi on Safe Harbor. National European privacy authorities are expected to announce their next move this Wednesday.