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#Security Flaw

# security-flaw - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Apple trying to fix password bug that would allow anyone easily access a Mac
# Security Flaw
# Security Flaw

Apple trying to fix password bug that would allow anyone easily access a Mac

Nov 29th 2017, 8:24 AM 11,432 Views 45 Comments

A web developer found the way to get around password protection on Apple’s latest Mac operating system.

# security-flaw - Friday 26 August, 2016

You should update your iPhone now to prevent hackers from hijacking it
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

You should update your iPhone now to prevent hackers from hijacking it

Aug 26th 2016, 10:05 AM 19,922 Views 17 Comments

By tapping one link, hackers could hijack your phone and install spyware on it without your knowledge.

# security-flaw - Thursday 21 July, 2016

iPhone and Mac users: there's a serious security bug you need to fix now
# Update Now
# Update Now

iPhone and Mac users: there's a serious security bug you need to fix now

Jul 21st 2016, 5:01 PM 36,886 Views 10 Comments

Updating your devices will patch a major flaw which would allow an attacker to steal passwords by sending you a message.

# security-flaw - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Facebook Messenger flaw allowed hackers to secretly alter messages
# On The Sly
# On The Sly

Facebook Messenger flaw allowed hackers to secretly alter messages

Jun 7th 2016, 1:27 PM 11,047 Views 4 Comments

Facebook has fixed the problem but said it was a “low risk issue”.

# security-flaw - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Lenovo computers have another 'massive security risk'
# Patch
# Patch

Lenovo computers have another 'massive security risk'

May 6th 2015, 11:32 AM 12,059 Views 18 Comments

A patch for the issue has already been released, but users need to update manually.

# security-flaw - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Lenovo is really sorry for effectively putting malware on its PCs
# Fixing It
# Fixing It

Lenovo is really sorry for effectively putting malware on its PCs

Feb 24th 2015, 10:00 PM 12,172 Views 22 Comments

Like, it’s really, really sorry.

# security-flaw - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Windows flaw allowed Russian hackers to spy on NATO
# Spying
# Spying

Windows flaw allowed Russian hackers to spy on NATO

Oct 14th 2014, 4:12 PM 2,868 Views 2 Comments

The flaw, dubbed ‘Sandworm’, allowed spies to gain access to computers using all versions of Windows for PCs and servers during the past five years.

# security-flaw - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Android Fake ID vulnerability could put millions of users at risk
# Security Flaw
# Security Flaw

Android Fake ID vulnerability could put millions of users at risk

Jul 29th 2014, 4:48 PM 12,383 Views 13 Comments

A new vulnerability found in older versions of Android could allow malware to bypass security and take control of your phone and apps as well as access your data.

# security-flaw - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Tweetdeck takes service down after security flaw was discovered
# Vulnerability
# Vulnerability

Tweetdeck takes service down after security flaw was discovered

Jun 11th 2014, 6:40 PM 6,832 Views 4 Comments

The service was taken down after users started receiving random pop-up messages on the Chrome and Windows version.

# security-flaw - Monday 28 April, 2014

Three weeks after turning off support, Windows XP faces its first major problem
# Internet Eek-plorer
# Internet Eek-plorer

Three weeks after turning off support, Windows XP faces its first major problem

Apr 28th 2014, 4:28 PM 25,975 Views 47 Comments

A security flaw found in all versions of Internet Explorer – which would give a hacker to gain full access to your computer – could pose a serious problem for those still using the operating system.

# security-flaw - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

'Heartbleed' security bug leaves encrypted web servers at risk
# Vulnerability
# Vulnerability

'Heartbleed' security bug leaves encrypted web servers at risk

Apr 8th 2014, 6:32 PM 11,752 Views 9 Comments

The bug can reveal the contents of a server’s memory – where sensitive data like usernames, passwords and credit card numbers is stored – and allows attackers to steal info without a trace.

# security-flaw - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Security flaw on Android version of WhatsApp could leave user chats exposed
# Loophole
# Loophole

Security flaw on Android version of WhatsApp could leave user chats exposed

Mar 12th 2014, 4:46 PM 8,726 Views 7 Comments

The flaw would allow another app to access a user’s entire database of chats by accessing their SD card.

# security-flaw - Monday 24 February, 2014

This huge security flaw affects (nearly) all iPhones, iPads, and Apple computers
# Run For Your Lives
# Run For Your Lives

This huge security flaw affects (nearly) all iPhones, iPads, and Apple computers

Feb 24th 2014, 9:48 PM 72,186 Views 73 Comments

The flaw affects how secure data is sent over the internet.

# security-flaw - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Private photos of Mark Zuckerberg emerge after Facebook security breach
# Security Flaw
# Security Flaw

Private photos of Mark Zuckerberg emerge after Facebook security breach

Dec 7th 2011, 2:19 PM 8,589 Views 19 Comments

The social network says that the bug, which allowed users’ private photos to be accessed, has since been fixed.

# security-flaw - Sunday 7 November, 2010

12-year-old earns $3,000 for spotting internet security flaw
# Whizzkid
# Whizzkid

12-year-old earns $3,000 for spotting internet security flaw

Nov 7th 2010, 11:30 AM 663 Views 0 Comments

Alex Miller reported a majority security issue with the Firefox browser, and received a bumper cheque in the post.