Most tech fans' attentions have been placed firmly on Google's I/O 2015 developer conference, but it's been another busy week for the security community.
We've seen everything from new ransomware campaigns to major data breaches and iPhone-killing bugs over the past seven days.
So we've collected the biggest security news and insights in hacker culture to break this week.
People have another reason to hate taxes
No-one likes having to pay tax, but US taxpayers had an even bigger reason to hate it this week after the news that hackers compromised 100,000 Internal Revenue Service accounts by exploiting an insecure Get Transcript application.
iPhones can be killed with a text message
Apple users on Reddit reported uncovering a flaw that allows a specially crafted text message to crash iPhones.
The issue was serious enough for Apple to release workaround advice while it works on a full fix.
Phil Zimmerman doesn't trust the US government
Pretty Good Privacy encryption creator and Silent Circle chief Phil Zimmermann has always had a rocky relationship with the US government after it started a three-year criminal investigation into him many moons ago about alleged breaches of US export restrictions for cryptographic software.
However, the legendary security guru butted heads with the US government again this week, declaring plans to move Silent Circle out of the country over fears that it is becoming a surveillance state.
One in 20 Android apps is susceptible to nuisance attacks
Adding to the sea of security threats afflicting Google's mobile ecosystem, researchers found a new flaw afflicting the OS this week.
Researchers at Trend Micro reported uncovering a flaw in the Apache Cordova mobile API framework used by many Android developers that could be used to alter the behaviour of apps.
Cork will become a hotbed of white hats
Ireland may not be the first place you'd think of as being a hotbed of cyber security experts, but the city has become the European base for many big-name security companies over the years.
The trend continued this week when data breach specialist eSentire announced plans to open a European HQ and Security Operations Centre in Cork.
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