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Worm steals more than 45,000 Facebook logins

Malware makes off with the usernames and passwords of more than 45,000 users of the social network, mostly in France and the United Kingdom.

By January 5, 2012


Best of Buzz Out Loud 4: Week of 5-30-11 Hackers, dangerous cell phones and worms from hell (Podcast)

This week on our roundup of best BOL moments, Lockheed and PBS join the roster of recent victims as hackers motives expand, World Health Organization says cell phones may cause cancer and 'Worms From Hell' unearth possibilities for extraterrestrial life.

By June 3, 2011


Buzz Out Loud 1481: Worms in spaaaaace! (Podcast)

On today's show, "worms from hell" a mile or more underground. We get a look at Windows 8 and we dig it, a lot. Google says a Chinese hacker got into hundreds of Gmail accounts, which China (not surprisingly) denies. Plus, Molly gets a new boyfriend to take to the bunker (which gets grilled cheese sandwiches in addition to its chicken and Gaga), and we get schooled on matters of space shuttle transportation.

By June 2, 2011


'60 Minutes' profiles threat posed by Stuxnet

Former U.S. intelligence officials and computer security experts warn of the potential problems and consequences that accompany this relatively new type of weapon in cyberwarfare.

By March 4, 2012


Ex-CIA chief: Stuxnet a good idea

Much-reported computer code interrupted Iran's nuclear program, but Gen. Mike Hayden tells "60 Minutes" the identity of its author remains unknown.

By March 2, 2012


iTunes customers reportedly under threat from digital thieves

Apple's digital store is once again said to be the target of digital thieves, who are reportedly wiping out the store credit on user accounts.

By February 9, 2012


A Star Trek coffee table for 'Enterprising' couch potatoes

$3,100 Etsy item boldly goes where no woodworker has gone before.

By January 30, 2012


Planetarium converted to 200-player space game

The planetarium at New York's Museum of Natural History will play host to a giant space exploration game tomorrow night that starts with the birth of the universe.

By January 25, 2012


The 404 978: Where you're today's lucky winner (podcast)

Since Jeff can't attend the 26th annual Game Developers Conference on March 5 in SF, we're doing the next best thing and bringing part of the show to him! General Manager Meggan Scavio is our guest today and we're getting all the details on the upcoming show, like how it got its start back when it was called the Computer Game Developers Conference back in 1988 and how the gaming industry has evolved into separate silos for console, PC, and mobile developers.

By January 24, 2012


Microsoft identifies suspected Kelihos botnet author

Software giant accuses a St. Petersburg, Russia, resident of writing malware to control and nurture the botnet, which infected 41,000 computers worldwide.

By January 23, 2012