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12.18.15
Apple is being sued over another data-gobbling bug
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Apple is being sued over another data-gobbling bug

This time it's for iPhone 5's running iOS 6 and 7

By A. Tarantola,   12.18.15
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10.22.15
The problem with 'pumpkin spice' security bugs
10.22.15

The problem with 'pumpkin spice' security bugs

Violet Blue explores the problems with branding exploits in the first installment of her new column, Bad Password.

By V. Blue,   10.22.15
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08.18.15
FAA says a buggy software update grounded flights
08.18.15

FAA says a buggy software update grounded flights

A software update that was supposed to help controllers at a radar facility brought the entire system down.

By S. Dent,   08.18.15
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08.05.15
Apple will patch the DYLD bug in its next OS X release
08.05.15

Apple will patch the DYLD bug in its next OS X release

Apple's not waiting for El Capitan to patch the dangerous DYLD "privilege escalation" bug. That's getting fixed in the next OS X release.

By A. Tarantola,   08.05.15
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06.16.15
Google's rewards program tackles Android security flaws
06.16.15

Google's rewards program tackles Android security flaws

The folks in Mountain View have been paying security researchers who find flaws in Google's softwa...

By B. Steele,   06.16.15
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06.10.15
iOS 8.4 is coming, will protect against the 'shutdown bug'
06.10.15

iOS 8.4 is coming, will protect against the 'shutdown bug'

Apple began distributing fourth beta of iOS 8.4 to its developers on Wednesday that includes a per...

By A. Tarantola,   06.10.15
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06.01.15
NASA tests airplane wings that shrug off insect guts
06.01.15

NASA tests airplane wings that shrug off insect guts

You may not think of insects as a problem for aircraft (Bambi Meets Godzilla comes to mind), but t...

By J. Fingas,   06.01.15
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05.27.15
Apple is fixing a bug that crashes your iPhone with a text message
05.27.15

Apple is fixing a bug that crashes your iPhone with a text message

Beware if you have any jokester friends with iOS devices -- they might just have a way to ruin you...

By J. Fingas,   05.27.15
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01.28.15
The Daily Grind: What long-running bugs are you dying to see fixed?
01.28.15

The Daily Grind: What long-running bugs are you dying to see fixed?

There are few things more aggravating than long-running bugs that impact you daily and have never b...

By J. Olivetti,   01.28.15
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