Wet fields slow the harvest
Western speculators keep Russian stock market afloat despite problems with fundamentals
Why is it speculation? Because Russia's stock market is being driven by people who are betting on oil prices, not by those who consider the market fundamentally undervalued
Spooky system-tray hackers make unsuspecting computer users drop their guard
Meanwhile, Microsoft says there's a new attack on third-party software that uses a tool within Windows to wreak havoc. They say they're working 24 hours a day on a patch.