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A 425 million years old millipede fossil is the oldest known specimen of bugs on Earth
science

A 425 million years old millipede fossil is the oldest known specimen of bugs on Earth

Studying the millipede revealed that “a rapid radiative evolution” helped these organisms to come out of aquatic ecosystems and start living in “complex forest grade communities” in just 40 million years.

Apple fixes privacy bug in group FaceTime, to restore feature next week
News & Analysis

Apple fixes privacy bug in group FaceTime, to restore feature next week

The bug allowed users to hear the person they were calling before that person answered the call.

Twitter shares fell almost 7 percent following concerns about hacking activity
News & Analysis

Twitter shares fell almost 7 percent following concerns about hacking activity

Twitter saw suspicious traffic on a customer-support forum while investigating a bug that exposed data.

Facebook exposes 6.8 mn users' photos: How to check if yours were leaked too
News & Analysis

Facebook exposes 6.8 mn users' photos: How to check if yours were leaked too

Affected Facebook users were told that they would be given notification about the possible exposure.

Facebook is working on fix for a bug showing old messages on Messenger app
News & Analysis

Facebook is working on fix for a bug showing old messages on Messenger app

Several users have been complaining about old messages resurfacing on their Facebook Messenger.

WhatsApp confirms having fixed latest video calling bug in early October
News & Analysis

WhatsApp confirms having fixed latest video calling bug in early October

Facebook has suffered a string of security-related problems in the last year.

Google to shut down Google+ after exposing user data of up to 5,00,000 accounts
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Google to shut down Google+ after exposing user data of up to 5,00,000 accounts

A bug outside developers access to private Google+ profile data between 2015 and March 2018.

Telegram's desktop app leaked users' IP addresses during calls, issue now fixed
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Telegram's desktop app leaked users' IP addresses during calls, issue now fixed

Telegram desktop clients for Windows, Mac, and Linux exposed IP addresses during voice calls.

Samsung Messages bug is sending images from your phone to random contacts by itself
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Samsung Messages bug is sending images from your phone to random contacts by itself

This bug may be caused due to some issue in the Rich Communication Services (RCS) of Samsung Messages.

Facebook will refund some of the advertisers after discovering a bug in metrics
News & Analysis

Facebook will refund some of the advertisers after discovering a bug in metrics

Facebook said it had fixed the bug, which was not found on the desktop version or the mobile app.

Microsoft took nine months to fix this bug in Word as hackers continued to exploit the weakness
News & Analysis

Microsoft took nine months to fix this bug in Word as hackers continued to exploit the weakness

The saga shows that Microsoft's progress on security issues, as well as that of the software industry as a whole, remains uneven in an era when the stakes are growing dramatically.

Apple issues an apology for sending false emails to customers about cancelled iCloud subscriptions
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Apple issues an apology for sending false emails to customers about cancelled iCloud subscriptions

A number of Apple iCloud users received messages saying their subscription was discontinued.

Paytm updates iOS app after admitting a bug; removes app from App Store
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Paytm updates iOS app after admitting a bug; removes app from App Store

The company detailed that it discovered a bug in the app where some Paytm app users were not able to pay using the e-wallet.

Google Pixel Image bug is weird: Images from iPhone 7 Plus users appear distorted on new Pixel devices
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Google Pixel Image bug is weird: Images from iPhone 7 Plus users appear distorted on new Pixel devices

According to the various reports by users, anyone using Google Pixel or Google Pixel XL is receiving distorted images whenever the images are sent using an Apple iPhone 7 Plus.

'Tom Cruise size' bug ruled the seas 460 million years ago
World

'Tom Cruise size' bug ruled the seas 460 million years ago

Earth's first big predatory monster was a weird water bug as big as Tom Cruise, newly found fossils show.

Leveraging proprietary SSL to mitigate Heartbleed, MITM and other OpenSSL bugs
Business

Leveraging proprietary SSL to mitigate Heartbleed, MITM and other OpenSSL bugs

Top-tier ADCs with proprietary SSL stacks significantly reduce exposure to vulnerabilities and at the same time substantially reduce effort required for remediation.

The Poodle continues to affect Microsoft cloud: Greyhound Research
Business

The Poodle continues to affect Microsoft cloud: Greyhound Research

According to Greyhound Research, Microsoft Office 365 continues to rate weak on SSL3.0 Security Vulnerability.

Beware! New iOS bug 'Masque Attack' installs fake apps onto iPhones, steals user data
Biztech

Beware! New iOS bug 'Masque Attack' installs fake apps onto iPhones, steals user data

The firm discovered that an iOS app installed using enterprise/ad-hoc provisioning could replace another genuine app installed through the App Store, as long as both apps used the same bundle identifier.

Akamai advisory says Shellshock being used to build a DDoS botnet
Biztech

Akamai advisory says Shellshock being used to build a DDoS botnet

Failure to take action can result in a vulnerable system being used to propagate a DDoS botnet, launch DDoS attacks, exfiltrate confidential data and run programmes on behalf of attackers...

Shellshock: What do you actually need to do to stay secure?
Biztech

Shellshock: What do you actually need to do to stay secure?

Since Shellshock targets UNIX-based machines, organisations should harden their servers. This can be done by implementing a 'least privilege' strategy and preventing unlimited root shell accesses.