As the US prepares (according to reports) an indictment against Iranian hackers allegedly responsible for pre-attack reconnaissance of the Rye, New York, flood-control dam, observers speculate about the purposes such indictments serve.
North Korea denounces South Korea's accusations of widespread DPRK cyber espionage as a "bullsh*t fabrication, showing either unexpected fluency in demotic American idioms or the work of creative translators.
ISIS continues to worry about recent security breaches, including but not limited to the USB drive with Caliphate HR information a disgruntled jihadist turned over to Sky News (and apparently to various Western intelligence services).
Hamas hacked the Israeli version of the Big Brother reality television show Friday, displaying images of Israeli actions with respect to Palestinian population, Hamas attacks, and pro-Hamas text.
A Google Project Zero researcher claims that, across the sector, cyber security firms are too retro, too 1990s, for the proper security of their own code.
In industry news, while corporate C-suites show a growing awareness and understanding of cyber risks, corporate counsels think their companies remain largely unprepared to handle the legal fallout of a cyber incident.
Cyber stocks rallied late last week, but tech industry layoffs and the imminent demise of Norse suggest that investors are taking a more critical and nuanced view of the sector.
President Obama appeared at SXSW last week to skeptical reviews as he tried to strike an irenic note while substantially backing his Justice Department on encryption. That Justice Department seems ready to clash with Facebook over Whatsapp encryption.