Saturday's terror attacks in London have been claimed by ISIS. UK Prime Minister May yesterday, in an "enough is enough" speech, excoriated Internet and social media providers for giving terrorists a safe place to inspire and recruit. She called for a purge of extremism in general and radical Islamism in particular from cyberspace, and also advocated restricting widespread availability of strong, end-to-end encryption.
As investigations and arrests continue, at least one of the terrorists turns out to have been a known wolf, reported to police some time ago for his efforts to radicalize children.
A group calling itself "GlobalLeaks" has told the Daily Beast it will soon release hacked emails belonging to the United Arab Emirates' ambassador to the US. GlobalLeaks says the emails show attempts to manipulate public opinion in ways that are not to the US advantage.
On May 24, Qatar News Agency (QNA) broadcast remarks favorable to Israel and Iran. QNA and the Qatar government say they were hacked and the remarks were a fabrication and provocation, but this morning members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt) severed diplomatic relations with Qatar. On Saturday, Bahrain's Foreign Ministry saw its own Twitter account hijacked by hacktivists protesting Bahrain's crackdown on opposition groups.
The Indian Air Force has convened a court of inquiry on the crash of one of its Sukhoi 30 fighters on May 23rd. The IAF will specifically investigate the possibility that a cyber attack brought the aircraft down.