From critical exploits to the tiniest bug, many security holes receive a tracking number through the US government. The system is being revamped to handle the ever-growing number of bugs, but the cure could create problems of its own.
Is the US recruiting a zombie army? No, it just appears an Y2K bug temporarily resurfaced.
IT security experts are bracing for the unexpected as the clock counts down to Conficker's expected launch. Then again, it could be much ado about nothing, as CNET News' Elinor Mills explains.
Plus: understanding photosynthesis for energy; Solyndra founders split; making usable products from electronic waste; Obama on green tech.
A whodunnit mystery unfolds in the first part of the show, an egg on the face of the Internet, the voice of Hulu just got fired, and 14,000 zombies will soon join the United States military.
AOL "fixes" Emailer Y2K bug; patches no longer needed
Microsoft Office 98 Mac OS 9 Updater is updated with new fix for Excel Y2K error
Odds & Ends: Sound Quality; Stamps.com; Quicken Y2K bug?
Odds & Ends: MP3 comparisons; MS Y2K page; GlobalFax; more
QuickBooks Y2K fix withdrawn; new version due this week