Linux bug can tigger Chipzilla PC screens
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 06 October 2022 11:08

Linux bug can tigger Chipzilla PC screens


Kills the panel

A bug in the Intel integrated graphics driver for Linux machines is triggering a power sequencing issue which, can damage the screen.

Apple claims to have fixed software bug in iMessage service
Published in News


After only three outages 

Fruit and nutty cargo cult Apple claims it has resolved the issues that caused outages to its iMessage service which caused its iCloud services to crash three times this week.

A public network can disable iPhone
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 05 July 2021 12:23

A public network can disable iPhone


It is a doddle 

A security researcher has discovered that creating a public network called ‘%secretclub%power’ can disable any iPhone’s WiFi capabilities - with a single niche, solution.

TikTok exploited Android bug to track users
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Thursday, 13 August 2020 09:39

TikTok exploited Android bug to track users


Forgot to tell users

Social video app TikTok was using an extra layer of encryption to conceal a tactic for tracking Android users via the MAC address of their device, which skirted Google’s policies and did not allow users to opt out.

Half of the internet's mail servers infected by giant bug
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Spotted by Qualys 

A critical remote command execution (RCE) security flaw impacts over half of the Internet's email servers, security researchers from Qualys have revealed today.

Apple takes 20 years to fix bug
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Thursday, 06 June 2019 11:07

Apple takes 20 years to fix bug


MacOS was vulnerable for all that time 

Fruity cargo-cult Apple has repaired a bug which has been in its operating system for 20 years.

Hackers can recover private keys from Qualcomm chips
Published in Mobiles


Big Bug found

Qualcomm chipsets are vulnerable to a new security bug that can let attackers retrieve private data and encryption keys that are stored in the slightly inaccurately named Qualcomm Secure Execution Environment (QSEE).

Adobe bug cost video bloke thousands - claim
Published in Cloud
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 12:02

Adobe bug cost video bloke thousands - claim


Class action

Freelance videographer Dave Cooper has filed a class action lawsuit against Adobe, alleging that he lost $250,000 worth of video.

TSMC hit by virus
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 06 August 2018 13:25

TSMC hit by virus


Fab plants infected 

TSMC has warned that several of its fabrication plants suffered virus infections on 3 August disrupting production.

Intel faces another CPU bug
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 16 April 2018 11:05

Intel faces another CPU bug


Found it all by itself 

Intel has fixed a hole in the configuration of several CPU series that allow an attacker to alter the behaviour of the chip's SPI Flash memory.