Keeping up 2015's frenzied pace, this week has been a doozy for the white hat community.
Over the past seven days we've seen reports of fresh state-sponsored cyber strikes, evolved malware and even predictions about the future of the human race.
Here to make sure you don't miss the biggest headlines, we've collected the most important security stories to break this week.
North America hosts one in five of the world's botnets
Traditionally Easter Europe has been viewed as hackers location of choice. However this week this theory was challenged when Level 3's Safeguarding the Internet report suggested 20 percent of botnets' command and control servers (C2) are located in the US.
Dyre malware is hackers' new vogue item
Over the past decade the Zeus malware has been one of the most commonly used banking Trojans.
But, since the 2013 takedown operation against Gameover Zeus, according to research from Symantec, the Dyre has gained ground and was used to target customers of over 1,000 banks last year.
Adobe rushes a yet another zero day fix
This week Adobe was forced to release an out of band patch fix for a critical, zero day vulnerability in Flash after the infamous Chinese APT3 Clandestine Wolf hacker re-emerged targeting its customers.
The US and China want to develop a cyber code of conduct
China and the US have been butting cyber heads for some time. This week President Barack Obama moved to break this cycle arguing the US and China need to work together on a 'cyber code of conduct'.
Soon we'll all be robots pets
Many big names in science and tech, including Elon Musk, Bill Gates and Stephen Hawking have warned of the dangers of dabbling with AI.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak however has a different idea, and actually believes having robot overlords wouldn't be such a bad thing, arguing our future creations will look to nurture and protect us.
Moon's dark side is mountainous, rugged and never visible from the Earth
The groundwater basins in some areas of Tehran have been damaged irreversibly
This is the first time that any spacecraft on Mars has recorded air vibrations on the planet
Arctic sea ice is thickening at a faster rate during winter, thus slowing down long-term decline: NASA
But, the seasonal ice growth could only delay the demise of the Arctic ice cap for a few more decades