The US has just indicted nine Iranian hackers for conducting cyberespionage on behalf of the Revolutionary Guard.
Guccifer 2.0, the persona adopted by those who doxed the US Democratic National Committee, has been identified, sources say, as a team of operators in Russia's GRU military intelligence agency. The identification is credited to a lapse at the GRU: they apparently forgot to activate their VPN client before logging in.
SamSam ransomware has disabled several citizen-facing services in Atlanta. The FBI has begun investigating.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg receive little love for their public handling of the Cambridge Analytica affair. Both have now spoken publicly, but, as WIRED says, that's either five days or two years late. They've suggested they're "open" to regulation, and regulation they may well get, open or not.
The US Federal Trade Commission is investigating whether Facebook violated a consent decree that required them to obtain users' permission before sharing their data. Should the FTC find Facebook in violation, it could face fines of $40,000 per violation.
In the UK, suspended Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix is being recalled to testify in a Parliamentary inquiry into fake news.
Bleeping Computer reports that Google's, Twitter's, and (again) Facebook's CISOs are leaving their positions.
Britain's European allies prepare to expel Russian diplomats in solidarity with the UK over the attempted assassination of Sergei Skripal.
US National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster will leave his post on April 9th, to be replaced by former UN Ambassador John Bolton.