What makes you click

The week's top 10 album downloads on iTunes

1 Christmas, Michael Buble

2 Jesus Culture Awakening: Live From Chicago, Jesus Culture

3 21, Adele

4 Mylo Xyloto, Coldplay

Friday, 2 December, 2011, 12:00am

Gateway to cyber-hell

IT'S THE PLAGUE of the Information Age, a blight on bits and bytes: the computer virus, with some 50,000 forms of artificial life wreaking genuine havoc. E-mail servers have been clogged worldwide, ATM machines disabled, millions of personal computers corrupted and colonised with corporate losses in the billions.

31 Jan 2001 - 12:00am

Lai See

It always warms the cockles of Lai See's heart to see big corporations going out of their way to help the aged.

So we were pleased to come across newspaper adverts promoting Cathay Pacific's 'Senior Discounts'.

10 May 2000 - 12:00am


THE original 'love bug' greeted recipients with the message 'ILOVEYOU' in the subject field, and had an attachment called 'love-letter-for-you-text.vbs'.

7 May 2000 - 12:00am

Sneaky bug is king of the one-liner

CURIOSITY, VANITY, NAIVETE, gullibility were the friends of a sneaky computer bug called 'ILOVEYOU' which swept the world on Thursday. Let's be honest - without any forewarning, how many people would be so unintrigued as to leave unopened in their inbox an e-mail marked with such a flattering message? It seems that the Internet is at the mercy of mischief makers.

6 May 2000 - 12:00am