Worm

09.16.15
Scientists control a worm's brain cells using sound waves
09.16.15

Scientists control a worm's brain cells using sound waves

Scientists at the Salk Institute have used ultrasonic waves to control a worm's brain cells.

By J. Fingas,   09.16.15
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06.10.15
State-backed spyware targets antivirus maker, Iranian nuclear talks
06.10.15

State-backed spyware targets antivirus maker, Iranian nuclear talks

The threat posed by state-sponsored malware might be even larger than first thought. Antivirus de...

By J. Fingas,   06.10.15
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12.26.13
Digitally simulated worm wriggles for the first time (video)
12.26.13

Digitally simulated worm wriggles for the first time (video)

It's relatively easy to simulate life in an abstract sense, but it's tricky to do that cell by cel...

By J. Fingas,   12.26.13
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02.27.13
Symantec: work on Stuxnet worm started two years earlier than first thought
02.27.13

Symantec: work on Stuxnet worm started two years earlier than first thought

Most of us think we know the tale of Stuxnet: it's a possibly government-sponsored worm that playe...

By J. Fingas,   02.27.13
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09.29.12
Alt-week 9.29.12: 3D pictures of the moon, 4D clocks and laser-controlled worms
09.29.12

Alt-week 9.29.12: 3D pictures of the moon, 4D clocks and laser-controlled worms

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

By J. Trew,   09.29.12
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08.10.12
Researchers create Meshworm robot, beat it up (video)
08.10.12

Researchers create Meshworm robot, beat it up (video)

We've seen a number of options for controlling real worms, but never a worm robot, until now. Ente...

By J. Rigg,   08.10.12
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04.26.12
Kaspersky Lab: Apple is '10 years behind Microsoft' on security
04.26.12

Kaspersky Lab: Apple is '10 years behind Microsoft' on security

Kaspersky founder and CEO Eugene Kaspersky told Computer Business Review that malware targeting...

By K. Hodgkins,   04.26.12
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04.24.12
Twenty percent of Macs examined infected with Windows malware
04.24.12

Twenty percent of Macs examined infected with Windows malware

Sophos looked at 100,000 Mac computers and found that one in every five has some form of malwar...

By K. Hodgkins,   04.24.12
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03.24.11
Visualized: preconceived notions about personal computer security
03.24.11

Visualized: preconceived notions about personal computer security

See that chart up there? That's a beautiful visualization of a dozen folk models surrounding the id...

By D. Murph,   03.24.11
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