A China-based cyber-spying ring was exposed this week. It's members hacked into computers belonging to India's Defense Ministry. For the past eight months, Canadian and US computer security researchers have been shadowing the hackers online.
Climate scientists want to use weather reports made by sailors in WWI but they are in handwritten ship logs,impossible for computers to read. So they've enlisted volunteers to grab that weather data for computer analysis. The World's Clark Boyd has more.
Today, police in Britain announced that they've shut down a website called DarkMarket. Authorities say the site allowed criminals worldwide to buy and sell things such as credit card numbers, bank details, and log-ins.
Many extremist Jihadi groups spread their propaganda online. And many of their websites use U.S. based web servers. Martin Libicki of the Rand Corporation tells anchor Lisa Mullins why the sites aren't easy to shut down, and why U.S. intelligence services might want to let them operate.