There's a rise in malicious crypto apps, wallets and other items, cropping up in Google Play. ESET notices that this increase is significantly correlated with Bitcoin price spikes.
Canadian targets received a lot of attention from social engineers during the first quarter of 2019, Proofpoint notices.
The US yesterday charged Wikileaks founder Julian Assange with Espionage Act violations related to activities in 2009 and 2010. The indictment supercedes the one filed last month. Mr. Assange is currently serving a fifty-week sentence in a British prison. Both the US and Sweden are seeking his extradition. The latest charges arouse concerns about press freedom (see WIRED, for example) but the Justice Department counters that what Wikileaks has done had little to do with journalism.
Russia has taken note of NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg's London remarks, pointing with sombre alarm in Sputnik to the Secretary General's obvious point that a response to a cyberattack need not itself be a cyber counterattack.
Under increasing pressure as the US blacklist extends its reach to international customers, Huawei takes its charm counteroffensive to Vice.
Emails that appear to carry threats of litigation are proving effective phishbait, KrebsOnSecurity reports. (It's long been difficult not to engage with things arriving that seem to come from law firms.)