Tag: Bug

Facebook Messenger Bug Exposed Contacts You Had Conversations With

A cybersecurity firm claims Facebook Messenger had a vulnerability that could reveal who users talked to. The security flaw was eventually fixed by Facebook.

Security March 7, 2019

Vine Users, Beware: Archive Bug May Have Exposed Your Phone Number And Email Address, Twitter Warns

Twitter shut down Vine last year, but it still kept an archive of all Vines. An archive bug has now compromised some phone numbers and email addresses, Twitter warns.

Internet May 20, 2017

Cloudbleed: Cloudflare Parser Bug Leaks Passwords, Cookies, IP Addresses, And More Data

Cloudflare has acknowledged that a bug in its code caused a massive data leak, but it acted promptly to address the issues. The company says it found no evidence that hackers exploited the leaked data.

Security February 24, 2017

App Store Changes In Top Grossing Charts Points To Bug Or New Algorithm That Favors Paid Apps

Either a bug or a testing of a new algorithm over the weekend resulted in the App Store’s Top Grossing chart to see the rise of paid apps and decline of subscription apps.

Apps/Software February 21, 2017

'Pokémon GO' Bug Shows Maps With No Gyms Or PokéStops For Some Trainers

'Pokémon GO' enthusiasts are experiencing trouble again, as some users have been reporting a bug that makes PokéStops and gyms invisible in the game app. Fortunately, a few fixes seem to exist.

Video Games August 11, 2016

Swiftkey Keyboard Data Leak: Most Users Not Affected, Sync Still Disabled

SwiftKey's sync feature remains switched off, after a data leak from its servers was reported by several users. The company pointed out that most users are safe, but it will debug the issue before turning sync live again.

Apps/Software July 30, 2016

App Store Search Malfunctions, Apple Quickly Fixes It: What Happened?

Apple’s App Store recently experienced a glitch, particularly on the app’s search functionality, but the Cupertino-based company quickly provided a fix to the problem. Here is what happened.

Apps/Software May 7, 2016

Dark Souls 3 Might Be Too Beautiful For Your PC To Handle

PC players are reporting a bug with 'Dark Souls 3' that not only crashes the game, but also prevents all game progress. The issue seems to occur with certain graphics cards.

Geek April 12, 2016

'Destiny' Sunless Cell Strike Broken, Bungie Working On A Fix

After 'Destiny' players began reporting problems with proceeding through a Nightfall strike in the MMORPG, Bungie confirmed that it's aware of the issue and is investigating how best to fix it.

Geek January 12, 2016

Linux Bug Allows Anyone To Access System By Hitting Backspace Key 28 Times

The patches are rolling out now, but Linux's Grub2 bootloader has, for awhile, been vulnerable to a massive backdoor. It's one of the greatest cheat codes of all times.

Apps/Software December 20, 2015

Facebook Bug Shows The View Counts Of Posts, Which The Social Network Does Not Want You To Know

A bug on the mobile version of the Facebook website allows users to see the view counts for certain posts. This information is not something that Facebook is planning to let users know.

Apps/Software October 16, 2015

Adobe Apologises For Lightroom 6 Mess And Issues Update, But Other Problems Still Mar The Experience

A bugged update to Adobe’s Lightroom software massively angered its users, prompting the company to apologize in a blog post. The quarrel is not over, as voices of Adobe customers claim that the Import system was oversimplified.

Apps/Software October 14, 2015

iOS 9 'Slide To Upgrade' Issue Still Bricks iPhones And iPads: Apple's Workaround Reportedly Takes Multiple Attempts

The iOS 9 'Slide to Upgrade' bug has filled Apple’s support forums. Users who want to see iOS 9 on their phones might have to take a radical approach to get it.

Apps/Software September 24, 2015

More Followers, Oops Less Followers: Instagram Bug Causes Follower Counts To Fluctuate

Instagram reveals that a bug is causing the unexpected surge in users' follower numbers. The developers of the app are working on getting the issue sorted.

Apps/Software July 13, 2015

Here's Apple's Official Temporary Fix For Bug That Can Crash Your iPhone And Other iDevices

Apple reveals an official but temporary fix to the iOS bug that crashes iDevices. A permanent fix is expected in the next software update.

Apps/Software May 29, 2015

iOS 'Power' Bug Disguised As Text Could Also Crash iPads, Macs, And Apple Watches

The ‘effective power’ bug not only affects iPhones but also other iOS devices that include iMacs and MacBooks, iPads and Apple Watches, according to reports. Apple has not released yet the software update to fix this glitch.

Apps/Software May 29, 2015

New iOS Bug Disguised In Symbols And Arabic Characters Crashes iPhones: What To Know

An iOS bug hidden in a message crashes iPhones. Apple may soon release an update that will address the issue.

Apps/Software May 27, 2015

Bloodborne Playing Tips: Make Boss Fights Easy By Exploiting This Bug

While Bloodborne has been designed to be insanely difficult, there is a bug that can be exploited to make the dreaded boss fights much easier.

Video Games April 6, 2015

Google's Pwnium Changed To Offer Year-Round Rewards

Google has announced a change to its Pwnium bug-hunting contest, folding the program into an already existing program that allows researchers to find bugs in Chrome, Chrome OS and other Chrome products at a time during the year.

Internet February 26, 2015

Email Sent To Wrong Person? Blame Wonky Gmail Auto-Complete Function

Gmail users are currently experiencing a bug with the email service's auto-complete feature that has caused emails to be sent to the wrong people.

Internet February 24, 2015

Google Finally Fixes Android 5.0.1 Lollipop Memory Leak Issue

Google has addressed the memory leak issue plaguing users who updated their devices to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop. The company has closed the issue and the status reads "Future Release," indicating that a software update to fix bugs would be pushed out soon.

Apps/Software December 30, 2014

Android 5.0 Lollipop battery-draining bug causing rollout delay? [Update: Fixed]

Google's latest Android 5.0 Lollipop update for Nexus devices has met a hurdle and is delayed. The lapse in the rollout is owing to a battery-draining bug, which is affecting the Nexus 5.

Apps/Software November 7, 2014

Missing selfies? Instagram bug hides latest photos on mobile app

Instagram has been bitten by a bug that prevents users to see latest posts in their newsfeeds. What could have happened?

Apps/Software April 3, 2014

Is Google Chrome eavesdropping on you?

A developer reported a bug in September that can allow cyber criminals (or governments) to eavesdrop on Chrome users. Google has a fix ready but has decided not to roll it out.

Apps/Software January 23, 2014

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