New ban hits school bake sales

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ONLINE.WSJ) — At Chapman School in Nebraska, resourceful students hawk pizza and cookie dough to raise money for school supplies, field trips and an eighth-grade excursion to Washington. more…

11 countries near bankruptcy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USATODAY) — After years of bitter court battles with creditors, Argentina has defaulted on its debt, according to rating agency Standard & Poor's. After failing to come to more…

600 retailers ensnared in major new malware attack

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Time) The Department of Homeland Security is investigating the widespread use of "Backoff" malicious software, which steals data through remote access applications The number of businesses ensnared in more…

Dangerous file-encrypting malware easy to create

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PC World) A new program that encrypts files to extort money from users highlights that attackers don't need advanced programming skills to create dangerous and effective ransomware threats, more…

Obama funding urinals in Kenya ... again

by Steve Peacock -- The Obama administration is continuing its cat-and-mouse game of engaging in questionable foreign aid initiatives – endeavors repeatedly hidden or canceled in the wake of WND reporting – more…

McDonald's Japan launches tofu McNuggets

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Agence France-Presse) McDonald's restaurants in Japan are turning to time-honored Asian soul food – Tofu – as the chain scrambles to minimize the damage from an embarrassing tainted more…