Bugs

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.

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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.

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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