Prolexic's second quarter DDoS report noted the proliferation of shorter attacks that ate up more bandwidth.
On Tuesday, Trend Micro released a report detailing Operation Emmental, which targets victims in Austria, Switzerland, Sweden and Japan.
A reported Russian hacker group known as W0rm tweeted on Monday that it had hacked Vice.com and The Wall Street Journal website.
This weekend, the digital rights group released a "hacker alpha" version of its Open Wireless Router software.
CyberArk interviewed 373 IT security executives and other senior management in North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific as part of its eighth annual Global Advanced Threat Landscape survey.
Bay Area Pain Medical Associates notified about 2,780 patients that their data was on computers stolen from its California offices.
About 1,700 people in the Dominion Resources employee wellness program have been notified that their data was accessed in a breach.
In California, a document posted to the City of Encinitas website contained data on hundreds of current and former city staffers.