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The 'Worm' That Could Bring Down The Internet

"The 'Worm' that could bring down the Internet" - Fresh Air Interview with Mark Bowden. "For the past three years, a highly encrypted computer worm called Conficker has been spreading rapidly around the world. As many as 12 million computers have been infected with the self-updating worm, a type of malware that can get inside computers and operate without their permission."

from BuzzFeed

U.S. Hacked Into Iran's Critical Civilian Infrastructure For Massive Cyberattack, New Film Claims

Wix.com, a major website building provider, may have a significant bug on its hands. A vulnerability with the company's sites can potentially pave the way for a computer worm, warns a security researcher.

from Lifewire

The 12 Greatest Computer Hacks in History

The 12 Greatest Computer Hacks in History: The Conficker Worm 2008: Still Infecting a Million Computers a Year

Malware includes computer viruses, computer worms, ransomware, trojan horses, keyloggers, most rootkits, spyware and other malicious software.

from CBS News

Stuxnet: Computer worm opens new era of warfare

Computer virus's evident success in damaging Iran's nuclear facility has officials asking if our own infrastructure is safe. Steve Kroft reports.