Ukraine continues to investigate Saturday's apparent cyberattack on the electrical utility serving Kiev and its environs. Authorities, who say the outage was remediated in less than an hour and a half, disclosed the incident yesterday.
The ShadowBrokers, whose English hasn't improved even to the point of broken plausibility, are still offering Equation Group code at a deep discount.
In the Subcontinent, the "Team Pak Cyber Attackers" deface Google's Bangladesh domain with a security awareness taunt; the incident seems more skid caper than patriotic hacktivism or other serious attempt.
OurMine is back, hacking a Netflix Twitter account and other high-profile online identities.
Panasonic denies with some heat an IOActive report that Panasonic in-flight entertainment systems could compromise airline passenger data or even open flight control systems to interference. IOActive stands by its claims.
After last week's disclosure of Yahoo!'s second major breach, Verizon is rumored to be reviewing its planned acquisition of Yahoo!'s core assets. What Verizon eventually does is likely to set significant precedents in M&A activity.
NIST asks cryptographers for input on information security standards in a post-quantum-computing world.
Wassenaar renegotiation will be deferred, in the US, until the new Administration takes office.
German police pursue suspected terrorists' online trail as ISIS claims responsibility for the murders committed at the Berlin Christmas market. ISIS appears to be concentrating its recruiting effort on children—one twelve-year-old is suspected of building a nail bomb for use against "Crusader" targets. Much Caliphate current chatter appears to fantasize about attacking Christians observing Christmas.