Cyber criminals are setting snares that move at the speed of news. Panda Security, a Spain-based antivirus maker, has been monitoring an onslaught of links with malicious software, or “malware,” on Twitter by tagging hot current topics such as the Air France crash, the NBA finals, “American Idol” runner-up Adam Lambert and the new iPhone.
Though the United States has not issued any travel warnings related to the swine flu outbreak in Mexico, major U.S. airlines are waiving fees for passengers who want to change their tickets to Mexico. Three marines were wounded in the operation conducted by Yemeni forces, according to the SABA news agency
Pop quiz: Which European country has the most liberal drug laws? Although its capital is notorious among stoners and college kids for marijuana hazefilled “coffee shops,” Holland has never actually legalized cannabis the Dutch simply don’t enforce their laws against the shops. The correct answer is Portugal, which in 2001 became the first European country to officially abolish all criminal penalties for personal possession of drugs, including marijuana, cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine