Russian authorities responded to British accusations before the UN that the GRU carried out an attempted assassination in England by doubling down on increasingly implausible denial and counter-accusation. The information operation may be wearing thin, but it would probably be a mistake to regard the apparent recklessness of the GRU operation as evidence that Moscow's hoods are stumblebums. The brutal directness of the attack carries a message of its own. The UK and in all probability its closest allies are preparing to strike back in cyberspace.
The US indicted a North Korean hacker yesterday in conjunction with Lazarus Group attacks on Sony and the Bangladesh Bank, and also in connection with WannaCry. Park Jin Hyok worked for Chosun Expo Joint Venture, a Reconnaissance General Bureau front with offices in both North Korea and China.
FOIA.gov, an information site administered by the US Environmental Protection Agency, inadvertently exposed inquirers' personal information. This issue was a self-inflicted misconfiguration, not a hack.
British Airways has reported a data breach. 380,000 sets of payment details were obtained by criminals who hacked into the airline's data.
Group-IB is tracking an underworld development. The small (two-person) but "scrappy" gang called "Silence" is giving the Cobalt Group a run for its ill-gotten money in the ATM jackpotting field.
InfoWars' Alex Jones, last seen vigorously tugging on Superman's cape as he vamped for the camera in the background as Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testified before the Senate Wednesday, has got his wish: Twitter just banned him for life.