The Britney virus, which made headlines yesterday and has so far failed to make an impact on users, was quite possibly created by the more clueless species of script kiddie.
According to antivirus firm Sybari, the Britney virus is nothing more than the Alyssa Milano virus, but with a different name.
Analysis of the code has revealed that whoever released the virus simply changed references to 'Alyssa Milano', to 'Britney'.
A House panel voted unanimously late Tuesday to expand the types of hacking crimes that would be punished by life imprisonment.
Citing the possibility of terrorists wreaking havoc electronically, the House Judiciary subcommittee on crime voted 8-0 to rewrite the Cyber Security Enhancement Act and forward a more Draconian version to the full committee.