A Saudi energy company has lately confirmed that its computer networks were targeted by a cyberattack. But perhaps more important is the discovery of Gauss, malware believed to be related to the Stuxnet worm that attacked Iran's nuclear centrifuges in 2009.
If George Zimmerman can convince a judge that he acted within the bounds of Florida's stand your ground law, he could prevail in his case without a jury trial. Mr. Zimmerman is charged with killing unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin earlier this year.
Despite strong gains from IBM and other tech stocks, gains on The Street were weak, with the Dow Jones industrial average rising 34 points to close at 12,943. Although modest, Thursday's close marked the third straight day of gains.
The judge in the case involving the shooting of an unarmed black teenager, Trayvon Martin, set bail for the shooter, George Zimmerman, at $1 million. The judge said that dollar amount was warranted because of Zimmerman's past actions.