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.
The millennial computer glitch is belatedly pushing companies to dump outdated gear for new VoIP systems.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?
"Michael Bolton? Is that your real name?" The singer reenacts the best angry Bolton moments from the 1999 geek classic "Office Space," thanks to this Funny or Die video.
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.
The FBI shut down DNSChanger servers overnight; but, far from the expected mass outage, the event was quietly anticlimactic.
The exec says the threat wasn't hyped, and credits police, ISPs and others with efforts that preserved Internet access for millions after the FBI took down malware-associated servers.