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  1. Organizations are being reminded that the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will soon change the root zone key signing key for the Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) protocol. Failure to take action could result in users being unable to access the Internet.

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  2. A notorious hacking firm, probably best described as greyhats rather than white or blackhats, briefly breached the PlayStation Facebook and Twitter accounts on Sunday.

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  3. It should come as no surprise that the upward trend of larger-scale attacks against critical infrastructure poses substantial cyber and physical risks across the enterprise.

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  4. Elon Musk is leading demands for a global ban on killer robots, warning technological advances could revolutionise warfare and create new "weapons of terror" that target innocent people.

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  5. An editor used by millions of game developers and coding students around the world contains a remote code execution vulnerability in all of its Windows versions on all versions of Windows. The Mac version of the editor is not affected.

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  6. A piece of code linked to both the British researcher Marcus Hutchins, known online as MalwareTech, and the banking Trojan named Kronos was first published in 2009.

    Hutchins became famous and was named a “hero” after he helped stop the WannaCry ransomware attack by registering a domain that acted as a kill switch for the malware.

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  7. Researchers have demonstrated a new class of fault attacks possible due to the poor security design of energy management systems present in most modern computing devices.

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  8. The Russia-linked cyber espionage group known as Turla has been using a new malware dropper in attacks apparently aimed at entities interested in G20, security firm Proofpoint reported last week.

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  9. A Canadian man accused of carrying out devastating cyberattacks on Yahoo waived his right to an extradition hearing on Friday and will soon be handed over to US marshals.

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  10. What appears to be the decryption key for Apple's Secure Enclave Processor (SEP) firmware was posted online by a hacker going by the name of xerub.

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  11. President Donald Trump ordered the US military on Friday to elevate its cyber warfare operations to a separate command, signaling a new strategic emphasis on electronic and online offensive and defensive operations. 

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  12. Touchscreens and other components that are often replaced in smartphones and tablets can hide malicious chips capable of giving attackers complete control over the device, warned researchers at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

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  13. This month's Microsoft patch updates include one particular vulnerability that is raising concerns: CVE-2017-8620, which affects all versions of Windows from 7 onwards. Microsoft explained, "in an enterprise scenario, a remote unauthenticated attacker could remotely trigger the vulnerability through an SMB connection and then take control of a target computer."

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  14. China's first "cyber court" was launched on Friday to settle online disputes, as the legal system attempts to keep up with the explosion of mobile payment and e-commerce.

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  15. A newly discovered piece of ransomware hides its components inside online harmless-looking images that don’t trigger anti-virus detection.

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