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.
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The millennial computer glitch is belatedly pushing companies to dump outdated gear for new VoIP systems.
Applications running on thousands of computers worldwide will become inoperable in a few weeks because of an obscure date-related glitch. Sound familiar?
While the Y2K bug wound up being a fizzle, it did teach the tech community a lesson or two about the value of keeping company data safe.
Brain surgery, the Y2K bug and Maglev trains: if any of those sound interesting to you, check out today's Tech Time Machine.
The computer services company reports second-quarter earnings that meet analysts' expectations and says profits are improving after a post-Y2K slump.