bugs

What You Need to Know About the Major Flaws Affecting PCs and Smartphones

In a statement, Intel said the problem isn't unique to Intel products and denied that it would drag down performance for the average computer user.

Matthew Humphries and Michael Kan

· 5 min read

Windows Bounty Program Offers Up to $250,000 Per Bug

In a bid to make Windows 10 and Windows Server more secure, Microsoft turns to the wider security community and tempts them with very healthy cash rewards.

Matthew Humphries

· 2 min read

Facebook Pays $10,000 to 10-Year-Old Instagram Hacker

'I could have deleted anyone's comments from there. Even Justin Bieber's,' the boy said.

Reuters

· 1 min read

Google and Red Hat Found a Dangerous, Widespread Bug

The bug, which dates back to 2008, affects hundreds of thousands of devices and programs that use software derived from the GNU free-software project.

David Meyer

· 3 min read

There's No Such Thing as a Bug-Free App

But your software developers can get close to creating a perfect one. Here's how.

Rahul Varshneya

· 4 min read

How Food Makers Are Convincing America to Eat Bugs

A swarm of companies selling insect-based food items has descended upon the American market. Can they persuade consumers that eating bugs isn't a punishment?

Kate Taylor

· 9 min read

Researcher Discovers One Little Link That Can Take Down Your Chrome Browser

A bug makes this 16-character string dangerous in Google Chrome, even without clicking on it.

Carly Okyle

· 2 min read

Samsung, Google to Release Monthly Android Security Patches

In response to the Stagefright hacking software that leaves the Android system vulnerable, companies are pushing for fast fixes.

Reuters

· 3 min read

Microsoft Offers Up to $100,000 to People Who Identify Security Bugs

Having just released Windows 10, the tech giant is looking to pay out big bucks to bug hunters.

Benjamin Snyder

· 2 min read

8 Ways to Build a Better Password

Put down the Post-it. I repeat: put down the Post-it.

Nina Zipkin

· 4 min read