"WASHINGTON (CNN) — Computer hackers have embedded software in the United States’ electricity grid and other infrastructure that could potentially disrupt service or damage equipment, two former federal officials told CNN…The U.S. power grid isn’t the only system at risk. The former officials said malicious code has been found in the computer systems of oil and gas distributors, telecommunications companies and financial services industries." [via CNN]
…is what Associated Press CEO Tom Curley said tonight with his angry angry eyes to Arianna Huffington on Charlie Rose.
Arianna: “Citizen journalism…link monetization…mmmbblllrr…don’t block the box, I mean…mmmbbbllrrr…anyone who tries to…mmm….I could kick Tom Curley’s ass through this satellite connection, you know…let me tell you…what the Huffington Post is doing right now, Charlie, we’re—”
Charlie Rose: “And that’s all the time we’ve got.”
“No police officer had to take this man out, who had terrorized this center and this community. He killed himself. Can you imagine—what a coward. Locked them in, trapping them like mice in a cage, mowed them down. He’s dead now. Now Neil Cavuto.”—
In the absence of any additional news, Fox News anchor Shep Smith will fill your on-air gaps with somber prose, a skill he’s got pretty well wrapped up by now. Smith was Fox’s on-the-ground guy for Princess Di’s death, the Oklahoma City bombing, the execution of Timothy McVeigh, Columbine, TWA Flight 800 and Hurricane Katrina.
“I don’t think it really much matters either. I know he’s dead and…there are worse things that could have happened today. Now, Fox News has confirmed that he is 41. The Associated Press now says 42. Again, it does not matter. He is neither age anymore.”—Lyrically-inclined Fox News anchor Shepherd Smith speculating on how Binghamton shooter Jiverly Voong might have died.