[BBC News – Stuxnet worm 'targeted high-value Iranian assets'](http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-11388018)
Stuxnet is the craziest malware since Conficker, and if you believe the hype, it's way crazier. Four hitherto unseen Windows zero-days and it targets PLCs! Some researchers are suggesting it was built by a nation-state level entity to target Iran's nuclear power plants, but Schneier in unconvinced.
[Promoting statistical literacy: a modest proposal | Technology | guardian.co.uk](http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2010/sep/21/password-security-cory-doctorow)
A discussion from Cory Doctorow about how a lack of statistical literacy and password fundamentals leads to inconvenient and insecure practices. (Also: maybe I'm dense, but this didn't seem like satire. Isn't it weird to call your piece "A modest proposal" and then not be over-the-top satirical?)
[Looxcie Wearable Camcorder: Capture Unexpected Moments](http://www.looxcie.com/)
A somewhat conspicuous but still rather small wearable camcorder/bluetooth headset that can buffer up to five hours of running footage and store four. Next step towards Snowcrash "Gargoyles."
[evercookie – virtually irrevocable persistent cookies](http://samy.pl/evercookie/)
This scary technology takes advantage of the eight or so different places cookies might be stored, and leaves a copy in each spot. If any, but not all, of the cookies get erased, the remaining ones will replace the deleted ones.
[Summer Guide 2010 – How Music Producer Dr. Luke Is Assembling No. 1 Hits — New York Magazine](http://nymag.com/guides/summer/2010/66784/)
A profile of Dr. Luke, one of the masterminds behind a surprising number of smash hits in the past few years: "Tik Tok," "California Gurls," "I Kissed A Girl," "Right Round," etc etc. The description of his "curatorial" role is particularly interesting.