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You Can't Change the Color of Facebook - It's a Virus
Science & Tech  (tags: internet, computers, discovery, Gizmos, investigation, safety, society, technology, world, virus, malware )

Frank
- 35 days ago - money.cnn.com
"A scam app claiming that it can change the color of your Facebook profile page actually loads malware onto your smartphone or computer."- money.cnn.com
Giant Virus Resurrected From Permafrost After 30,000 Years
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, discovery, virus, humans )

Mari
- 190 days ago - richarddawkins.net
A mysterious giant virus buried for 30,000 years in Siberian permafrost has been resurrected.
Giant Virus Resurrected From Permafrost After 30,000 Years
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, interesting, biology, virus, resurrected, Siberia, 30, 000 years ago )

Giana
- 200 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A mysterious giant virus buried for 30,000 years in Siberian permafrost has been resurrected.
Salmon-Killing Virus Seen for First Time in the Wild on the Pacific Coast
Science & Tech  (tags: Salmon-Killing, Virus, Seen, for, First, Time, in, the, Wild, on, the, Pacific, Coast )

Agnes
- 1066 days ago - nytimes.com
A lethal and highly contagious marine virus has been detected for the first time in wild salmon in the Pacific Northwest, researchers in British Columbia said on Monday, stirring concern that it could spread there, as it has in Chile, Scotland and else
Solar Power Goes Viral: Researchers Use Virus to Improve Solar-Cell Efficiency
Science & Tech  (tags: Solar Power, Virus, Solar-Cell, Efficiency, science, technology )

Anna
- 1242 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Researchers at MIT have found a way to make significant improvements to the power-conversion efficiency of solar cells by enlisting the services of tiny viruses to perform detailed assembly work at the microscopic level.
A Way to Fight the AIDS Virus With a Virus
Science & Tech  (tags: AIDS, Virus, treatment, technology )

Anna
- 1276 days ago - news.discovery.com
Controlling the spread of HIV, the viral precursor to AIDS, is daunting but essential to getting the as-yet incurable epidemic under control. UC San Diego biochemist Leor Weinberger came up with a novel approach to the problem: he and his colleagues......
The Perils of the Internet
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, internet, www, web, web2.0, blogs, sites, virus, trojans, softwares )

Edwin
- 1515 days ago - intac.net
It is easy to get malware on your PC. One can get infected by merely visiting a webpage. Malware can capture all of your keystrokes and steal personal information - even your identity
New Password-Stealing Virus Targets Facebook
Science & Tech  (tags: virus, hackers, internet, facebook, accounts )

Pami
- 1645 days ago - canada.com
McAfee estimates that hackers sent out tens of millions of spam across Europe, the United States and Asia since the campaign began on Tuesday.
Tobacco Plant-Made Therapeutic Thwarts West Nile Virus
Science & Tech  (tags: tobacco, Plant-Made, Virus )

Nancy
- 1691 days ago - sciencedaily.com
A new therapeutic made from tobacco plants has been shown to arrest West Nile virus infection, according to a new study by Arizona State University scientist Qiang Chen and his colleagues.
Scientists Identify New Lethal Virus in Africa
Science & Tech  (tags: Africa, science, medicine, health, virus )

Claudia
- 1940 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Scientists have identified a lethal new virus in Africa that causes bleeding like the dreaded Ebola virus. The so-called "Lujo" virus infected five people in Zambia and South Africa last fall. Four of them died, but a fifth survived,....
Help for the Conficker Virus - With Link
Science & Tech  (tags: computer, internet, technology, virus, worm, Conficker )

Suzanne
- 2001 days ago - abcactionnews.com
Computer worm could strike April 1st- http://www.symantec.com/business/security_ response/writeup.jsp?docid=2009-011316-0247-99
The Conficker Worm: April Fool's Joke or Unthinkable Disaster?
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, safety, tech, internet, worms, virus )

Dee
- 2008 days ago - bits.blogs.nytimes.com
The Conficker worm is scheduled to activate on April 1, and the unanswered question is: Will it prove to be the world's biggest April Fool's joke or is it the information age equivalent of Herman Kahn's legendary 1962 treatise about nuclear war,
Computer Worm Goes Out Of Control
Science & Tech  (tags: computer, computers, internet, technology, virus )

Linda
- 2067 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
A computer virus attacking Microsoft Windows has infected almost nine million machines and is spreading faster than ever before.
Computer Virus Disrupts Royal Navy Email and Internet
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, science, computers, virus, Royal Navy, email, internet )

Beatrice
- 2069 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
We can confirm there is a computer virus affecting a small number of MoD systems, however there is no impact on operations," said the spokesperson. "The virus has not specifically been targeted at the MoD.
Hackers 'Taking Advantage' of Obama Mania to Infect Computers
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, crime, computers, virus, hackers, spammers, emails )

Beatrice
- 2069 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Spammers are sending out millions of emails bearing the subject line "Amazing news", and claiming that Barack Obama has declined the presidency, saying that he doesn't want the responsibility of saving a "sinking ship". The emails contain links to what lo
 

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