Risks of boomerangs a reality in world of cyberwar
by Richard Lardner | June 3, 2012 | seattlepi.com
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is warning American businesses about an unusually potent computer virus that infected Iran's oil industry even as suspicions persist that the United States is responsible for secretly creating and unleashing cyberweapons against foreign countries.
Flame Taps Bluetooth: Security Implications
by Mathew J. Schwartz | June 1, 2012 | informationweek.com
Flame malware could use Bluetooth to exfiltrate data, record phone conversations, or learn the social network of a target.
Bill Would Have Businesses Foot Cost Of Cyberwar
by Tom Gjelten | May 10, 2012 | npr.org
Business executives and national security leaders are of one mind over the need to improve the security of the computers that control the U.S. power grid, the financial system, water treatment facilities and other elements of critical U.S. infrastructure. But they divide over the question of who bears responsibility for that effort.
Jury gives mixed verdict in Oracle-Google lawsuit
by Emma Woollacott | May 8, 2012 | tgdaily.com
In a decision that will satisfy nobody, the jury in the Oracle-Google copyright case has concluded that Google did indeed infringe Oracle's Java copyrights - but failed to agree whether Google's actions amounted to 'fair use'.
New study examines role of intimate partner violence in workplace homicides among U.S. women
by Health | May 7, 2012 | medicalxpress.com
Researchers from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the Injury Control Research Center at West Virginia University (WVU-ICRC) have found that intimate partner violence resulted in 142 homicides among women at work in the U.S. from 2003 to 2008, a figure which represents 22 percent of the 648 workplace homicides among women during the period.