Microsoft just fixed a serious Windows Defender bug
Theoretically, an attacker could take over your PC with an email you haven't even opened yet.
Hackers hijack Philips Hue lights with a drone
From a quarter mile away.
Apple bought the company that exposed its flawed firmware
That's one way to solve a problem.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...