You know how virtually everything these days is connected to the internet? And how tech companies don't give a crap about security? Well, as a recent Internet of Things cyber attack has shown, our appliances are being made to turn against us.
According to no less an authority than the New York Times, internet attacks on Google last month may be the work of students with ties to the Chinese military. Not so, responds one of the schools accused.
It snuck onto millions of computers in just a few months, and has been called "one of the most sophisticated pieces of malignant software ever seen" - but what, exactly, was the Conficker Worm all about? A new story explains.