Dausha writes: The Tech Web news site reports a story about Botnet turf wars. Botnets have been around for a while, and are increasing in severity. The latest innovation finds Bots capturing and securing host computers from other bots. Security includes installing software patches, shutting down ports, etc.
Dausha writes: "As if not enough has been said about global warming, yet another scientist (tm)suggests cosmic radiation is a greater contributer to global warming that human production of CO2. The news article is of interest because it reminds us of how science is rarely 100%, and anything less is subject to a better theory. A related article underscores solar output is at its highest in 1000 years, seemingly supporting those who believe that the Sun is a greater contributer."