Webcam-controlling malware infects 500,000 computers

Posted: May 20, 2014 at 5:03 a.m.

NEW YORK -- More than a half-million computers in more than 100 countries were infected by sophisticated malware that allows cybercriminals to remotely hijack a computer and its webcam, authorities said.

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Gay-marriage ban falls in Oregon

Ken Brashier (L) and Andrew Wallace (R) pass the time in front of the Multnomah County Recorder's building in Portland, Or. on Monday, May. 19, 2014. The two are awaiting a ruling in the Marriage Equality case, so they can go into the building and get their marriage licenses. A ruling in that case is expected on Monday. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

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Credit Suisse guilty, will pay $2.6 billion

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