Slashdot Items Tagged "bug"

Date / Time Story
Monday May 21, 2018 @08:16PM Comcast Website Bug Leaks Xfinity Customer Data
Thursday May 17, 2018 @06:18PM Scottish Students Used Spellchecker Glitch To Cheat In Literacy Test
Thursday May 17, 2018 @05:11PM Cell Phone Tracking Firm Exposed Millions of Americans' Real-time Locations
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @06:52PM Researchers Create First Flying Wireless Robotic Insect
Saturday May 12, 2018 @05:40PM Malware Found In the Ubuntu Snap Store
Thursday May 10, 2018 @12:43PM 26% of Companies Ignore Security Bugs Because They Don't Have the Time to Fix Them
Wednesday May 09, 2018 @01:29PM Multiple OS Vendors Release Security Patches After Misinterpreting Intel Docs
Sunday May 06, 2018 @01:05AM Microsoft's 'Meltdown' Patch For Windows 10 Contains a Fatal Flaw
Saturday May 05, 2018 @01:30PM Eight New Meltdown-Like Flaws Found
Thursday May 03, 2018 @04:17PM Twitter Says Glitch Exposed 'Substantial' Number of Users' Passwords In Plain Text
Thursday May 03, 2018 @01:23PM Ask Slashdot: Any Idiosyncrasies of the New Windows 10 April 2018 Update?
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @02:13AM GitHub Accidentally Exposes Some Plaintext Passwords In Its Internal Logs
Sunday April 29, 2018 @12:23AM Code Published for Triggering a BSOD on Windows Computers -- Even If They're Locked
Friday April 27, 2018 @04:58PM Uber Tightens Bug Bounty Extortion Policies Following 2016 Data Breach
Monday April 23, 2018 @03:09PM Hacking a Satellite is Surprisingly Easy
Friday April 20, 2018 @03:06PM Users Complain About Installation Issues With macOS 10.13.4
Friday April 13, 2018 @12:28AM Microsoft Discovers Blocking Bug and Delays the Release of Windows 10 Spring Creators Update
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @01:58PM Microsoft Removes Antivirus Registry Key Check for All Windows Versions
Monday April 09, 2018 @12:53AM Ask Slashdot: Do You Miss Windows Phone?
Thursday April 05, 2018 @04:45PM Microsoft Modifies Open-Source Code, Blows Hole In Windows Defender
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @05:17PM Facebook Blames a 'Bug' For Not Deleting Your Seemingly Deleted Videos
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @04:37PM Half of European Flights Delayed Due To System Failure
Sunday April 01, 2018 @05:05PM Software Bug Behind Biggest Telephony Outage In US History
Wednesday March 28, 2018 @04:10PM Microsoft's Windows 7 Meltdown Fixes From January and February Made PCs More Insecure
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @10:11AM Software Glitch Robs Formula 1 World Champ of Season's First Win
Saturday March 17, 2018 @03:27AM Apple's Newest iPhone X Ad Captures an Embarrassing iOS 11 Bug
Thursday March 15, 2018 @06:17PM Planting GMOs Kills So Many Bugs That It Helps Non-GMO Crops
Saturday February 24, 2018 @01:25PM How Are Sysadmins Handling Spectre/Meltdown Patches?
Friday February 23, 2018 @05:18PM 'Critical' T-Mobile Bug Allowed Hackers To Hijack Users' Accounts
Friday February 23, 2018 @01:33PM US Border Officials Haven't Properly Verified Visitor Passports For More Than a Decade Due To Improper Software
Thursday February 22, 2018 @04:34PM Botched npm Update Crashes Linux Systems, Forces Users to Reinstall
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @03:56AM Apple Updates All of Its Operating Systems To Fix App-crashing Bug
Thursday February 15, 2018 @12:55PM Mac and iOS Bug Crashes Apps With a Single Indian-Language Character
Monday February 12, 2018 @07:19PM Skype Can't Fix a Nasty Security Bug Without a Massive Code Rewrite
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @04:21PM A Flaw In Hotspot Shield Can Expose VPN Users, Locations
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @09:08AM Apple is Postponing Release of New Features To iOS This Year To Focus on Reliability and Performance: Report
Sunday January 28, 2018 @05:03PM Microsoft Issues Windows Out-of-Band Update That Disables Spectre Mitigations
Sunday January 28, 2018 @04:34PM Malwarebytes Released Two Bad Web Protection Updates
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @09:12AM Dell and HP Advise All Their Customers To Not Install Spectre BIOS Updates
Monday January 22, 2018 @03:15PM Intel Urges OEMs and End Users To Stop Deploying Spectre Patch As It May 'Introduce Higher Than Expected Reboots'
Monday January 22, 2018 @02:48AM Linus Torvalds Calls Intel Patches 'Complete and Utter Garbage'
Thursday January 18, 2018 @05:08PM 'Text Bomb' Is Latest Apple Bug
Thursday January 18, 2018 @11:29AM Intel Says Newer Chips Also Hit by Unwanted Reboots After Patch
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @02:53PM Now Meltdown Patches Are Making Industrial Control Systems Lurch
Sunday January 14, 2018 @06:42PM VMware Bug Allowed Root Access
Friday January 12, 2018 @09:49PM Erroneous 'Spam' Flag Affected 102 npm Packages
Friday January 12, 2018 @02:37PM Intel's Chip Bug Fixes Have Bugs of Their Own
Monday January 08, 2018 @05:42PM Western Digital 'My Cloud' Devices Have a Hardcoded Backdoor
Sunday January 07, 2018 @04:15PM After Intel ME, Researchers Find Security Bug In AMD's SPS Secret Chip-on-Chip
Saturday January 06, 2018 @10:46AM Intel Hit With Three Class-Action Lawsuits Over Meltdown and Spectre Bugs
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @04:57PM Intel Responds To Alleged Chip Flaw, Claims Effects Won't Significantly Impact Average Users
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @06:01PM 'Kernel Memory Leaking' Intel Processor Design Flaw Forces Linux, Windows Redesign
Sunday December 31, 2017 @10:42PM Which Programming Languages Are Most Prone to Bugs?
Friday December 29, 2017 @12:36PM A Glitch Stole Christmas: S.C. Lottery Says Error Caused Winning Tickets
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @01:24PM Ubuntu 17.10 Temporarily Pulled Due To A BIOS Corrupting Problem
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @12:16PM Apple Seems To Have Forgotten About the Whole 'It Just Works' Thing
Saturday December 09, 2017 @10:11PM Microsoft's 'Malware Protection Engine' Had A Remote Code Execution Flaw
Saturday December 09, 2017 @03:10AM Google Glitch Took Thousands of Chromebooks Offline
Monday December 04, 2017 @12:24PM Apple Snafu Means Updating To macOS 10.13.1 Could Reactivate Root Access Bug
Friday December 01, 2017 @10:47PM A Programing Error Blasted 19 Russian Satellites Back Towards Earth
Thursday November 30, 2017 @10:19AM American Airlines Accidentally Let Too Many Pilots Take Off The Holidays
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @05:35PM MacOS High Sierra Bug Allows Login As Root With No Password
Monday November 27, 2017 @05:24PM iPhone Users Complain About the Word 'It' Autocorrecting To 'I.T' On iOS 11 and Later
Saturday November 25, 2017 @01:27AM Is Sharp's Robot Vacuum Cleaner Vulnerable To Remote Take-over?
Saturday November 18, 2017 @12:35AM iPhone X Owners Experience 'Crackling' or 'Buzzing' Sounds From Earpiece Speaker
Saturday November 18, 2017 @12:35AM Apple Fixes the iPhone X 'Unresponsive When It's Cold' Bug
Sunday November 12, 2017 @11:59AM The iPhone X Becomes Unresponsive When It Gets Cold
Saturday November 11, 2017 @08:49PM Researchers Run Unsigned Code on Intel ME By Exploiting USB Ports
Friday November 10, 2017 @06:43PM Sex Toy Company Admits To Recording Users' Remote Sex Sessions, Calls It a 'Minor Bug'
Sunday November 05, 2017 @10:28AM An iOS 11.1 Glitch Is Replacing Vowels
Thursday November 02, 2017 @03:50PM Google Explains Tuesday's Drive, Docs Bug That Marked Some Files As Violating Terms of Service
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @11:50AM Android Oreo Bug Sends Thousands of Phones Into Infinite Boot Loops
Monday October 30, 2017 @12:50PM Bug in Google's Bug Tracker Lets Researcher Access List of Company's Vulnerabilities
Friday October 27, 2017 @02:23PM If You Type 1+2+3 Into Your iPhone's Calculator on iOS 11, You Probably Won't Get 6
Thursday October 26, 2017 @05:54PM Critical Flaws In Maritime Communications System Could Endanger Entire Ships
Saturday October 21, 2017 @09:00PM Microsoft Chastises Google Over Chrome Security
Saturday October 21, 2017 @04:24PM 'Broadp0wn' Chipset Security Vulnerability Was Widespread On Smartphones
Monday October 16, 2017 @04:21PM Kaspersky Lab Finds Flash Vulnerability Through Microsoft Word
Friday October 06, 2017 @07:14PM Massive 70-Mile-Wide Butterfly Swarm Shows Up On Denver Radar System
Sunday October 01, 2017 @03:06PM New 'Illusion Gap' Attack Bypasses Windows Defender Scans
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @10:45PM Internet Explorer Bug Leaks Whatever You Type In the Address Bar
Monday September 25, 2017 @12:32PM iOS 11 Is Causing Massive Battery Drain Problems
Saturday September 23, 2017 @04:43PM Do Strongly Typed Languages Reduce Bugs?
Friday September 15, 2017 @10:44PM Equifax CSO 'Retires'. Known Bug Was Left Unpatched For Nearly Five Months
Friday September 08, 2017 @01:10PM Bug In Windows Kernel Could Prevent Security Software From Identifying Malware
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @06:40PM Android Oreo Bug Eats Up Mobile Data Even When On Wi-Fi
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @04:53PM A Critical Apache Struts Security Flaw Makes It 'Easy' To Hack Fortune 100 Firms
Sunday September 03, 2017 @12:41AM AT&T Uverse Modems Found To Have Several Serious Security Vulnerabilities
Sunday August 20, 2017 @05:32PM Bug In Lowe's Site Sold Goods For Free. Couple Arrested For Exploiting It
Saturday August 12, 2017 @11:37PM Hundreds Of Smart Locks Get Bricked By A Buggy Firmware Update
Saturday August 12, 2017 @10:18PM Deserialization Issues Also Affect .NET, Not Just Java
Saturday August 05, 2017 @07:06PM The NSA Intercepted Microsoft's Windows Bug Reports
Saturday July 29, 2017 @12:47PM Systemd Named 'Lamest Vendor' At Pwnie Security Awards
Monday July 24, 2017 @11:59AM DNS Lib Underscore Bug Bites Everyone's Favorite Init Tool, Blanks Netflix
Saturday July 22, 2017 @03:11PM Debian, Gnome Patched 'Bad Taste' VBScript-Injection Vulnerabilities
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @04:39PM Flaw In IoT Security Cameras Leaves Millions of Devices Open To Hackers
Sunday July 16, 2017 @09:04PM Microsoft Yanks Three Bad Patches Of Their Last Outlook Patch
Sunday July 16, 2017 @01:15PM TechCrunch Urges Developers: Replace C Code With Rust
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @04:55PM 24 Cores and the Mouse Won't Move: Engineer Diagnoses Windows 10 Bug
Saturday July 08, 2017 @04:52PM Microsoft's Last 'Bug Bash' Before Windows 10 Fall Creators Update
Tuesday July 04, 2017 @10:04AM Data Glitch Sets Tech Company Stock Prices At $123.47
Sunday July 02, 2017 @11:43PM 'Severe' Systemd Bug Allowed Remote Code Execution For Two Years
Sunday July 02, 2017 @02:44PM 'Severe' Systemd Bug Allowed Remote Code Execution For Two Years
Saturday June 24, 2017 @02:25PM Researcher Finds Critical OpenVPN Bug Using Fuzzing
Friday June 23, 2017 @05:26PM 32TB of Windows 10 Internal Builds, Core Source Code Leak Online
Friday June 16, 2017 @06:22PM You Can Hack Some Mazda Cars With a USB Flash Drive
Thursday June 15, 2017 @04:47PM Trump Orders Government To Stop Work On Y2K Bug, 17 Years Later
Thursday June 08, 2017 @05:28PM Google Launches Android O Developer Preview 3 With Final APIs
Thursday June 01, 2017 @04:11PM Google Quadruples Top Reward For Hacking Android To $200,000
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @04:24PM Google Chrome Bug Lets Sites Record Audio and Video Without a Visual Indicator
Saturday May 27, 2017 @02:36PM Wormable Code-Execution Bug Lurked In Samba For 7 Years
Saturday May 27, 2017 @02:12AM Two Different Studies Find Thousands of Bugs In Pacemakers, Insulin Pumps and Other Medical Devices
Saturday May 27, 2017 @01:25AM SSD Drives Vulnerable To Rowhammer-Like Attacks That Corrupt User Data
Friday May 26, 2017 @03:08PM In a Throwback To the '90s, NTFS Bug Lets Anyone Hang Or Crash Windows 7, 8.1
Monday May 22, 2017 @06:35PM Researchers Find Method To Own VoIP Phones, Silently Listen To Any Call
Saturday May 20, 2017 @01:33AM Stealing Windows Credentials Using Google Chrome
Saturday May 13, 2017 @01:45PM As World Reacts To WanaDecrypt0r, Microsoft Issues Patch For Old Windows Systems
Friday May 12, 2017 @09:13PM Google Found Over 1,000 Bugs In 47 Open Source Projects
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @04:19PM Only 36 Percent of Indian Engineers Can Write Compilable Code, Says Study
Friday April 28, 2017 @11:47PM Some Of The Pentagon's Critical Infrastructure Still Runs Windows 95 And 98
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @03:00PM Maybe Don't Manually Install Windows 10 Creators Update, Says Microsoft
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @02:39PM GE Fixing Bug in Software After Warning About Power Grid Hacks
Monday April 24, 2017 @05:14PM NSA's DoublePulsar Kernel Exploit a 'Bloodbath'
Monday April 24, 2017 @12:33PM Linux 4.11 Delayed For a Week
Saturday April 08, 2017 @12:48AM IRS Warns Tax Info Leaked By US Financial Aid Site
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @07:10PM LastPass Bugs Allow Malicious Websites To Steal Passwords
Saturday March 18, 2017 @09:26PM Edge, VMWare, Safari, And Ubuntu Linux Hacked at Pwn2Own 2017
Friday March 10, 2017 @04:15PM Microsoft Admits Mistake, Pulls Problematic Windows 10 Driver
Sunday March 05, 2017 @03:40PM Third-Party Vendor Issues Temporary Patch For Windows Vulnerability
Sunday March 05, 2017 @02:28PM Hidden Backdoor Discovered In Chinese IoT Devices
Sunday March 05, 2017 @01:39AM Third-Party Vendor Offers A Temporary Patch For Windows Vulnerability
Monday February 27, 2017 @03:00AM Google Discloses Yet Another New Unpatched Microsoft Vulnerability In Edge/IE
Sunday February 26, 2017 @03:33PM 94% of Microsoft Vulnerabilities Can Be Mitigated By Turning Off Admin Rights
Saturday February 25, 2017 @03:48PM Severe IE 11 Bug Allows 'Persistent JavaScript' Attacks
Friday February 24, 2017 @08:51AM New iOS Update Fixes Unexpected Shutdown Issue On iPhone 6, iPhone 6s
Thursday February 23, 2017 @11:19PM Cloudflare Leaks Sensitive User Data Across the Web
Monday February 20, 2017 @01:16AM Google Discloses An Unpatched Windows Bug (Again)
Sunday February 19, 2017 @07:30PM Serious Computer Glitches Can Be Caused By Cosmic Rays
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @05:07PM Facebook Is Closing 200 of Its 500 VR Demo Stations At Best Buy Stores Across US
Sunday February 05, 2017 @02:33PM Can The Mayhem AI Automate Bug-Patching?
Friday February 03, 2017 @04:24PM Lawsuit Claims Apple Forced Users To iOS 7 By Breaking FaceTime
Thursday February 02, 2017 @04:33PM Cisco Patches 'Prime Home' Flaw That Allowed Hackers To Reach Into People's Homes
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @06:38PM Dropbox Kept Files Around For Years Due To 'Delete' Bug
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @04:26PM Apple Will Finally Let Developers Respond To App Store Reviews
Sunday January 22, 2017 @03:00AM Army Bug Bounty Researcher Compromises US Defense Department's Internal Network
Saturday January 21, 2017 @12:24AM Google Pressured 90,000 Android Developers Over Insecure Apps
Monday January 16, 2017 @01:41AM Microsoft's Security Bulletins Will End In February
Thursday January 12, 2017 @07:16PM Consumer Reports Now Recommends MacBook Pros
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @06:15PM Buggy Domain Validation Forces GoDaddy To Revoke SSL Certificates
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @05:29PM Nevada Website Bug Leaks Thousands of Medical Marijuana Dispensary Applications
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @05:27PM Millions of Websites Vulnerable Due To Security Bug In Popular PHP Script
Monday December 26, 2016 @02:28AM Some Pixels Have Problems
Saturday December 24, 2016 @12:42AM Twitter Admits It Recently Overcharged For Ads
Monday December 19, 2016 @05:20PM Google Releases Tool To Find Common Crypto Bugs
Saturday December 17, 2016 @01:51PM Does Code Reuse Endanger Secure Software Development?
Saturday December 10, 2016 @03:26PM New Bug In Windows 10 Anniversary Update Brings Wi-Fi Disconnects
Friday December 09, 2016 @09:52PM 5-Year-Old Critical Linux Vulnerability Patched
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @08:11PM Adobe Flash Responsible For Six of the Top 10 Bugs Used By Exploit Kits In 2016
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @05:07PM Nintendo Offers Up To $20,000 To Hack the 3DS
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @04:58PM Apple Says Air Exposure Is Causing iPhone 6s Battery Problems
Monday November 28, 2016 @10:05AM iOS 10.1.1 Is Causing Battery Issues For Many iPhone Users
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @06:55PM Malicious Video Link Can Cause Any iOS Device To Freeze
Monday November 14, 2016 @06:51PM Shazam Keeps Your Mac's Microphone Always On, Even When You Turn It Off
Sunday November 13, 2016 @01:52AM 'Here Be Dragons': The Seven Most Vexing Problems In Programming
Saturday November 12, 2016 @02:26PM 1 Billion Mobile Apps Exposed To Account Hijacking Through OAuth 2.0 Flaw
Friday November 11, 2016 @10:31PM Scammers Bite Chrome Users With Forgotten 2014 Bug
Friday November 11, 2016 @07:36PM Facebook Bug Tells Users They Are Dead
Thursday November 10, 2016 @10:18PM Spotify Is Writing Massive Amounts of Junk Data To Storage Drives
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @08:49PM iOS WebView Bug Can Force iPhones To Make Calls While UI Freezes
Saturday November 05, 2016 @01:06AM Two Critical MySQL Bugs Discovered
Friday November 04, 2016 @05:53PM The DNC Has Told FBI It Found Evidence Its Headquarters Was Bugged
Thursday November 03, 2016 @02:36PM App Developers Spend Too Much Time Debugging Errors in Production Systems
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @01:14AM Microsoft Says Russia-Linked Hackers Are Exploiting Newly Discovered Flaw In Windows OS
Saturday October 29, 2016 @01:01PM Google's 'Project Zero' Hid A Major Vulnerability in Apple's OS and iOS Cores
Saturday October 29, 2016 @10:43AM Teenager Accidentally Launches DDoS Attack On 911 Systems
Friday October 28, 2016 @09:03PM Bad Code May Have Crashed Schiaparelli Mars Lander
Saturday October 22, 2016 @09:50PM VeraCrypt Security Audit Reveals Many Flaws, Some Already Patched
Thursday October 13, 2016 @04:53PM Evernote Confirms a Serious Bug Caused Data Loss For Some Mac Users
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @05:23PM Ford's Buggy Infotainment System Referred To By Engineers As 'Polished Turd' and 'Unsaleable'
Saturday October 08, 2016 @07:26PM Class Action Lawsuit Grows Over iPhone 6 Plus 'Touch Disease'
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @05:00PM Linus Torvalds Says 'Buggy Crap' Made It Into Linux 4.8
Sunday October 02, 2016 @05:19AM Multiple Linux Distributions Affected By Crippling Bug In Systemd
Saturday September 24, 2016 @06:08PM Tuesday Was Microsoft's Last Non-Cumulative Patch
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @12:32AM Tesla Fixes Security Bugs After Claims of Model S Hack
Monday September 19, 2016 @12:23PM Cisco Scrambles To Patch Second Shadow Brokers Bug In Firewalls
Thursday September 15, 2016 @04:00PM T-Mobile To iPhone Users: Do Not Download iOS 10 For Now
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @03:13PM Google Is Offering $200K To Hack Android Phones Using Email and A Phone Number
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @02:11PM iOS 10, Released Today, Is Causing Issues For Some Users
Monday September 12, 2016 @12:51AM Firefox 49 Postponed One Week Due To Unexpected Bugs
Sunday September 11, 2016 @07:55AM IoT Devices With Default Telnet Passwords Used As Botnet
Saturday September 10, 2016 @08:28PM Malware Infects 70% of Seagate Central NAS Drives, Earns $86,400
Friday September 09, 2016 @05:19PM General Motors Recalls 4.3 Million Vehicles Over a Software Bug
Thursday September 08, 2016 @05:48PM Researcher Gets 20 Days In Prison For Hacking State Websites As Political Stunt
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @05:04PM Yelp Launches Public Bug Bounty Program
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @08:49PM Staff Breach At OneLogin Exposes Password Storage Feature
Tuesday August 30, 2016 @04:53PM Google Login Bug Allows Credential Theft
Saturday August 27, 2016 @07:44PM Microsoft Lost a City Because They Used Wikipedia Data
Friday August 26, 2016 @12:22AM Windows 10 Computers Crash When Amazon Kindles Are Plugged In
Sunday August 21, 2016 @05:55PM Ask Slashdot: How Will You Handle Microsoft's New 'Cumulative' Windows Updates?
Saturday August 20, 2016 @03:50PM Microsoft Announces 'Cumulative' Updates Will Become Mandatory For Windows 7 and 8.1