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  • Top 5 overlooked stories of 2010

    History, it seems, will remember 2010 in the United States as the year of health-care reform, the Gulf oil spill, and the tea party movement. But the most widely covered stories are clearly not the only events that could shape the future of the nation. Here we note five overlooked stories of 2010 – developments that might have received some press coverage but perhaps not as much as they should have, given the impact they could have on various aspects of American life in the years ahead.
    12/24/2010 01:25 pm

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  • A year of Stuxnet: Why is the new cyberweapon's warning being ignored?

    Experts called Stuxnet a 'wake-up call' when it was identified as a cyberweapon. But even as hackers study it, there is scant evidence US utilities are bolstering their defenses against attack.
    09/26/2011 07:45 pm

  • White House proposes national standards for cybersecurity

    Experts say Congress urgently needs to pass cybersecurity standards to protect government, businesses, and critical infrastructure in the US from cyberattack. The White house tried to accelerate this process with its proposal Thursday.
    05/12/2011 07:51 pm

  • America's power grid too vulnerable to cyberattack, US report finds

    The utility industry and US regulators need to boost computer-security standards to fend off a cyberattack on the power grid, says a tough new report from the Energy Department.
    02/03/2011 07:07 pm

  • Top 5 overlooked stories of 2010

    History, it seems, will remember 2010 in the United States as the year of health-care reform, the Gulf oil spill, and the tea party movement. But the most widely covered stories are clearly not the only events that could shape the future of the nation. Here we note five overlooked stories of 2010 – developments that might have received some press coverage but perhaps not as much as they should have, given the impact they could have on various aspects of American life in the years ahead.
    12/24/2010 01:25 pm

  • Son of Stuxnet? Variants of the cyberweapon likely, senators told

    The Stuxnet cyberworm could soon be modified to attack vital industrial facilities in the US and abroad, cybersecurity experts warned Wednesday at a Senate hearing.
    11/17/2010 07:15 pm

  • Stuxnet malware is 'weapon' out to destroy ... Iran's Bushehr nuclear plant?

    The Stuxnet malware has infiltrated industrial computer systems worldwide. Now, cyber security sleuths say it's a search-and-destroy weapon meant to hit a single target. One expert suggests it may be after Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant.
    09/21/2010 04:08 pm

Doing Good

 

What happens when ordinary people decide to pay it forward? Extraordinary change...

Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

 
 
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