Bristling over the thought that terrorists and other U.S. enemies could be controlling portions of the nation's virtual air space, the U.S. Air Force committed to funding a Cyberspace Command in late 2008, military officials said on Thursday.
Site entry directed users to malicious code. Malware writers have taken advantage of Wikipedias policy of openness by attempting to use the site to insert malicious code on to users PCs, according to a report on Techworld.
Zango forced to cough up for ill-gotten gains. Adware distributor Zango will give up $3m (£1.6m) in "ill-gotten gains" for deceptive downloads that displayed billions of unwanted pop-up ads in a settlement with the US FTC (Federal Trade Commission).
I want to maintain the quantum computer in a good state until, magically, the answers appear. Stray cosmic rays and things like that--if they interact with this stuff, then something changes and the computer crashes. The thought is that people could do that on purpose.
John Lowry, principal scientist and quantum-computer researcher, BBN Technologies