Infection

08.05.15
Apple will patch the DYLD bug in its next OS X release
08.05.15

Apple will patch the DYLD bug in its next OS X release

Apple's not waiting for El Capitan to patch the dangerous DYLD "privilege escalation" bug. That's getting fixed in the next OS X release.

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10.06.12
McAfee shows how major Android scamware ticks, prevents us from learning first-hand
10.06.12

McAfee shows how major Android scamware ticks, prevents us from learning first-hand

Most Android malware lives in the margins, away from Google Play and the more reliable app shops....

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06.11.12
Flame malware extinguishes itself, Microsoft protects against future burns
06.11.12

Flame malware extinguishes itself, Microsoft protects against future burns

The folks behind that nasty Flame trojan that burned its way through the Middle East aren't the ki...

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06.01.12
Stuxnet pinned on US and Israel as an out-of-control creation
06.01.12

Stuxnet pinned on US and Israel as an out-of-control creation

Ever since Stuxnet was discovered, most of the accusing fingers have been pointed at the US, Israe...

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05.28.12
Flame malware snoops on PCs across the Middle East, makes Stuxnet look small-time
05.28.12

Flame malware snoops on PCs across the Middle East, makes Stuxnet look small-time

Much ado was made when security experts found Stuxnet wreaking havoc, but it's looking as though t...

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12.20.10
Scientists attempt to predict flu spread, give ZigBee radios to 700 high school students
12.20.10

Scientists attempt to predict flu spread, give ZigBee radios to 700 high school students

This is the Crossbow TelosB wireless remote platform, and it did an important job for science in Ja...

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11.26.09
Bacteria-killing prototype relies on plasma, could obsolete hand washing
11.26.09

Bacteria-killing prototype relies on plasma, could obsolete hand washing

Time to get your science fiction hats on, but leave the fiction visor off this time. The BBC has go...

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12.01.08
Top 5: Infections
12.01.08

Top 5: Infections

After visiting friends and relatives this Thanksgiving, I was left with something special ins...

Posted   12.01.08
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11.09.08
Behind the Curtain: More apocalypse please pt. 2
11.09.08

Behind the Curtain: More apocalypse please pt. 2

This was the point where things got interesting for me. One lasting memory of the event I have is a...

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