Sweden's government struggles to lock down information security in the wake of the very large data exposure originating in the transport ministry.
Ukraine, facing continued Russian pressure in cyberspace, is also beefing up its defenses, probably with a significant degree of Western help.
BrickerBot is back, its author claiming responsibility for an attack on modems and routers in India.
FireEye confirms, again, that its own systems weren't penetrated by Hacker Group 31337 in Operation #LeakTheAnalyst, but does disclose that information about two customers was exposed in the successful hack of a Mandiant analyst.
Citing reports of spyware in their firmware, Amazon is stopping sales of low-cost Android phones produced by Blu Products.
Observers worry that the HBO hack (involving Game of Thrones among other properties) will prove a bellwether: a cheap way for a hacking group to gain publicity.
Bitcoin's hard fork occurred yesterday as expected, splitting into Bitcoin and Bitcoin cash. If the latter, smaller currency is successful, observers see positive competition. They also see jockeying for the legacy of legendary Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto, whoever he is.
The US Department of Justice has issued guidelines and best practices for setting up vulnerability disclosure programs, including bug bounties.
A bipartisan bill, the Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017, has been introduced into the US Senate. It will require vendors to meet certain IoT security standards before they can sell to the US Government. Supporters see it as an improvement over the "overly broad" legislation currently in effect.