Chrome bug that lets sites secretly record you ‘not a flaw’, insists Google

Definitely not a security issue, says Google, as it moves to address flaw that could have you inadvertently starring in someone else’s movie

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Anatomy of a Chrome for Android bug: the mixed-up world of mobile browsers

As the old adage goes, the devil’s in the details, so here they are.

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Android bug could allow an app to take over your phone completely

Even Google Play wasn’t safe: Linux patched this hole last year, but Android users somehow missed out.

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Apple will unbrick iPhones bricked by “1970” bug

Telling your iPhone it’s 1970 can lock it up when you reboot, even after a firmware fix. Apple can now bring it back to life…

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Twitter password recovery bug potentially exposed data of 10,000 users

Twitter says your passwords are safe and the bug’s fixed, but you ARE using 2FA and a strong password, right?!

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Fixed bug of the week: Who saw your private Instagram messages?

Before you get too worried about this Instagram security bug: it’s just been fixed. So let’s just call this a cautionary tale.

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Bot fixes buggy code so you don’t have to

Researchers at MIT have create a bug-fixing bot. What do you think? Do you welcome our new code-patching overlords?

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Critical Java bug found in PayPal servers

The deserialization vulnerability, now fixed, could have let attackers plant malicious code and backdoors on PayPal Manager.

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Nest smart thermostat glitch leaves cold feet and steaming mad customers

January: when the news of a bug in your Internet-controlled smart thermometer is as bitter as the cold winds of the Northern Hemisphere.

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