Sri Lanka's investigation into the Easter massacres continues, as does the national state of emergency. The jihadists seem to have achieved one victory in addition to the murders they intended: CNA says the Catholic Church in Sri Lanka will suspend all services until the government can secure them. FDD's Long War Journal describes video of figures allegedly associated with the bombing pledging allegiance to ISIS.
Avast has found some "aggressive" adware apps on Google Play. They're for the most part "lifestyle" apps, and they've achieved some thirty-million downloads. Some of the apps in question are Pro Piczoo, Photo Blur Studio, Mov-tracker, Magic Cut Out, and Pro Photo Eraser. They've been reported and many are now gone.
JASK describes some context-aware phishing that distributes the Qbot banking malware. The payload is carried by an email that appears to be a reply to messages in one of the victim's existing email threads, BleepingComputer explains.
Facebook announced yesterday that it was setting aside $3 billion against the likelihood that a Federal Trade Commission investigation of data abuse will go against the company, the Wall Street Journal reports. Estimates of the total settlement are running, the Times says, as high as $5 billion. But for all that, Facebook's stock price hasn't suffered. Indeed, it's up, on reports of higher revenue.
Honor among thieves? Proverbially there is none, and so the proprietors of the dark web contraband souk Wall Street Market seem to have scampered. Infosecurity Magazine and others are calling it an exit scam.