As many as 15 million infected computers may be sending spam and disrupting Internet networks around the world. Cyber-warfare is a real threat to national security and the economy. We talk about how it works, who should take charge of cyber-defense and how civil liberties can be protected. Also, President-elect Barack Obama picks a a securities-industry regulator to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission. On Reporter's Notebook, can a nice girl from the Upper East Side handle the brutal politics of New York and Washington?
Cyber-warfare and Weapons of Mass Annoyance
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