ISIS goes online to claim credit for a mass murder in Kabul. The group also threatened Iraqi polling stations in upcoming elections.
FireEye says a Chinese threat group, probably APT10, has been collecting against Japanese networks in order to obtain intelligence about Japan's policy with respect to North Korea.
Twitter has banned Kaspersky from purchasing advertising on the social media platform. Their rationale is, essentially, Kaspersky's perceived ties to Russian security services. As Twitter explained, pointing in the general direction of the US Department of Homeland Security's ejection of Kaspersky products from Government systems, their "decision is based on our determination that Kaspersky Lab operates using a business model that inherently conflicts with acceptable Twitter Ads business practices."
Qihoo 360 reports finding a Microsoft Internet Explorer zero-day being exploited in the wild. "Double Kill" is transmitted by infected Office documents. Users are advised to avoid opening documents forwarded from unknown or otherwise suspect sources until a patch is in place.
Israeli security firm ClearSky says it's found Hamas-installed spyware installed on phones belonging to rival Palestinian group Fatah.
Google is thought likely to receive blowback from US and other countries' bans on ZTE devices.
The British mastermind (so to speak) of the Crackas with Attitude, has received two years in a British juvenile facility for his role in hacking various US officials. Teenaged boy Kane Gamble will be 20 when he gets out. His slightly older Carolina colleagues, Justin Liverman and Otto Boggs, are presently on sabbatical in Club Fed.