Computer networks at two major South Korean banks and 3 broadcasters crashed Wednesday, prompting speculation of a cyberattack by North Korea. But South Korean authorities say there's no conclusive evidence yet to determine who is responsible.
A growing number of couples especially in immigrant communities are getting hitched over the Internet. New York Times reporter Sarah Maslin Nir tells The World about a recent online proxy marriage of a Bangladeshi couple she attended.
Epidemics have become a hot topic in gaming. In the online video game Pandemic 2, you play the virus, aiming to wipe out humanity. In The Great Flu, you control a world health organization and make decisions about face masks and airport closures.
Computer viruses emerged in the 1980s. But in the internet era, we decided not to beat viruses, but to join them. "Going viral" became the goal of any piece of content, from a movie to a Facebook post.
Journalist Sophie Robehmed has embarked on a quest to find her own doppelgänger, wherever she is in the world, using social media. Facebook, and Twitter should make it easy, right? So far a few lookalikes, but no exact twin has yet emerged.
In an unexpected move, the North Korean government has opened up it mobile network to foreigners. Now for the first time foreign reporters can access the internet from their phones and instantly post photos and tweets to the web.
How is the US responding to the onslaught of alleged cyberattacks from China? Anchor, Aaron Schachter discusses the US reaction to the cyberthreat with analyst, Rick Forno, director of the graduate Cybersecurity Program at the University of Maryland.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks to the editor of the BBC Sinhala language service, Priyath Liyanage, and the editor of the BBC Tamil language service, Thirumalai Manivannan, to find out how they've been reporting the news out of Sri Lanka.
Cyrus Farivar reports on an online group aimed at promoting free speech and supporting bloggers who've been imprisoned for their writings. The March 18th movement was inspired by the death of a young Iranian blogger in a Tehran prison.
Correspondent Cyrus Farivar reports on President Obama's plans for protecting the nation's computer networks from cyber-criminals. Today, Mr. Obama announced the creation of a new White House Office of Cyber Security.
The News of The World, a tabloid owned by Rupert Murdoch, has allegedly been hacking into thousands of celebrity cell phones. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with The World's Technology Correspondent Clark Boyd to find out how this sort of hacking is done.
Cyrus Farivar reports on a new type of political party that's springing up in countries across Europe. The Pirate Party wants to reform intellectual property law in the cyber world, and membership is growing.