Microsoft takes down Zeus botnets

In what it describes as its 'most complex effort to disrupt botnets to date', Microsoft has helped seize hundreds of web addresses to shut down several Zeus-based botnets.

WWII bombing raids affected British weather

The contrails from World War II bombers were enough to change the English weather, leaving Brits shivering with cold as well as, possibly, fear.

Ron Paul, Barney Frank to introduce bill to end war on marijuana

Congressmen Ron Paul, Barney Frank and others are planning on introducing a bill today aimed at chopping off one of the major arms of the war on drugs. They want to end the federal battle against marijuana.

Microsoft pledges to protect NGOs from Russian government harassment

Microsoft says it plans to investigate reports that its anti-piracy policy has been used by the Russian authorities to stifle political opposition.

ISPs across Europe raided in file-sharing investigation

Police forces across Europe conducted raids this morning on the premises of ISPs and private individuals over suspicions that they were illegaly file-sharing.