TL;DR: Microsoft released a new series of patches designed to fix bugs in Windows and other popular software products. The most significant updates remedy a couple of zero-day flaws, but the two Exchange bugs discovered in recent weeks are still a danger for mail servers worldwide.
In context: The KillNet crew has brought down the websites of some of the busiest airports in the world. Several US-based terminals experienced online issues, while the increased activity by the pro-Russian hackers could bring the world into a proper cyber-war against the Kremlin.
The big picture: The leading companies in the robotics industry want to dissuade people of turning harmless machines into weapons with killing intents. General-purpose robots equipped with powerful firearms could spell doom for the very future of the industry, they say.
The big picture: Backdoor.Stegmap is a potent backdoor hidden within a simple Windows logo image file through steganography-based encryption. Chinese cyber-criminals are working hard with new and old techniques to permanently compromise high-level government and diplomatic targets.
In brief: The Python programming language is being impacted by security issue programmers have know about for a while. Trellix researchers recently rediscovered a bug, highlighting the risk for hundreds of thousands of software projects and creating patches for tens of thousands of them.