Slashdot Items Tagged "bug"

Date / Time Story
Monday February 08, 2016 @06:50PM The Internet of Broken Things
Friday February 05, 2016 @05:41PM Some Reversible USB-C Cables/Adapters Could Cause Irreversible Damage
Friday February 05, 2016 @11:13AM Have Your iPhone 6 Repaired, Only To Get It Bricked By Apple
Thursday February 04, 2016 @10:03AM IRS Computer Problems Shut Down Tax Return E-file System
Thursday February 04, 2016 @12:25AM Ask Slashdot: Fixing UVC Camera Issues Under Windows?
Monday February 01, 2016 @10:17AM Exploitable Backhole Accidentally Left In Some MediaTek-based Phones
Monday February 01, 2016 @08:57AM Running "rm -rf /" Is Now Bricking Linux Systems
Sunday January 31, 2016 @04:37PM LG G3 'Snap' Vulnerability Leaves Owners At Risk of Data Theft
Sunday January 31, 2016 @12:20PM FTDI Driver Breaks Hardware Again
Saturday January 30, 2016 @01:25PM Sensitive Information Can Be Revealed From Tor Hidden Services On Apache
Thursday January 28, 2016 @02:39PM Search Suggestions Causing Apple's Safari Browser To Crash on Many Devices
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @12:35PM Discrepancy Detected In GPS Time
Thursday January 21, 2016 @03:32PM Fake Facebook Emails Deliver Malware Masquerading As Audio Message
Thursday January 21, 2016 @01:13PM Backdoor Account Found On Devices Used By White House, US Military
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @08:26AM Serious Linux Kernel Vulnerability Patched
Friday January 15, 2016 @06:46PM Intel Skylake Bug Causes PCs To Freeze During Complex Workloads
Thursday January 14, 2016 @10:08PM OpenSSH Patches Bug That Leaks Private Crypto Keys
Thursday January 14, 2016 @10:04PM Zero-Day Vulnerability Discovered In FFmpeg Lets Attackers Steal Files Remotely
Thursday January 14, 2016 @08:47AM Nest Thermostat Bug Leaves Owners Without Heating
Saturday January 09, 2016 @10:32PM After Two Fixes, OAuth Standard Deemed Secure
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @08:50AM Fixing JavaScript's Broken Random Number Generator
Saturday December 26, 2015 @01:22PM Steam: No "Unauthorized Actions" On Exposed Accounts
Tuesday December 22, 2015 @12:47PM NASA Has Suspended Its Next Mission To Mars
Tuesday December 22, 2015 @09:22AM HIV Dating Company Accuses Researchers of Hacking Database
Friday December 18, 2015 @10:52PM New Outlook Bug Doesn't Require Users To Interact With Emails To Be Compromised
Tuesday December 15, 2015 @08:55AM Boeing 787 "Blacklisted" From Some Air Traffic Control Services
Tuesday December 15, 2015 @08:45AM Attackers Can Hijack Joomla Sites Via User-Agent Strings
Friday December 11, 2015 @08:15PM No More QA: Yahoo's Tech Leaders Say Engineers Are Better Off Coding With No Net
Thursday December 10, 2015 @01:53PM AVG, McAfee, Kaspersky Antiviruses All Had a Common Bug
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @10:48AM Intel Skylake CPUs Are Warping Under Mounting Pressure From Third-Party Coolers
Sunday November 15, 2015 @10:36AM GPS Always Overestimates Distances
Thursday November 05, 2015 @11:05AM Celebrating 30th Anniversary of the First C++ Compiler: Let's Find Bugs In It
Friday October 30, 2015 @06:37PM Bug Bounties Are Bonanza, For a Few Persistent Hackers
Thursday October 22, 2015 @10:00AM Microsoft To Pay Up To $15K For Bugs In Two Visual Studio Tools
Tuesday October 13, 2015 @10:33AM Hundreds of Southwest Flights Delayed By Online Booking Problems
Sunday October 04, 2015 @04:06PM OpenIndiana Hipster 2015.10: Keeping an Open-Source Solaris Going
Saturday October 03, 2015 @11:32AM F-35 Ejection Seat Fears Ground Lightweight Pilots
Saturday October 03, 2015 @05:12AM Some Apple iPhone 6s and 6s Plus Smartphones Mysteriously Powering Down
Saturday October 03, 2015 @01:06AM Office 2016 Proving Unstable With Apple's El Capitan
Friday October 02, 2015 @11:44PM Samsung Decides Not To Patch Kernel Vulnerabilities In Some S4 Smartphones
Friday October 02, 2015 @05:01PM $50 Fire Tablet With High-capacity SDXC Slot Doesn't See E-books On the SD Card
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @11:37PM Newly Found TrueCrypt Flaw Allows Full System Compromise
Friday September 25, 2015 @07:35PM Chrome For Android's Incognito Mode Saves Some of the Sites You Visit
Friday September 25, 2015 @05:48PM Apple Admits iCloud Problem Has Killed iOS 9 'App Slicing'
Thursday September 24, 2015 @02:19PM Mozilla Fixed a 14-Year-Old Bug In Firefox, Now Adblock Plus Uses Less Memory
Monday September 21, 2015 @11:17AM Apple's iOS 9 Breaks VPNs
Saturday September 19, 2015 @12:42PM Crash Chrome With 16 Characters
Saturday August 29, 2015 @11:58PM Abusing Symbolic Links Like It's 1999
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @07:51AM Backwards S-Pen Can Permanently Damage Note 5
Sunday August 23, 2015 @06:53PM Why Car Info Tech Is So Thoroughly At Risk
Saturday August 22, 2015 @09:19AM Apple Launches Free iPhone 6 Plus Camera Replacement Program
Thursday August 20, 2015 @07:36AM SteamOS Has Dropped Support For Suspend
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @11:08AM Multiple Vulnerabilities Exposed In Pocket
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @08:52AM The Tech Problems Inside Nintendo's Amiibo Toys
Thursday August 13, 2015 @01:53PM 'Banned' Article About Faulty Immobilizer Chip Published After Two Years
Tuesday August 11, 2015 @11:13AM Oracle Exec: Stop Sending Vulnerability Reports
Sunday August 09, 2015 @07:47AM Linux Servers' Entropy Pool Too Shallow, Compromising Security
Thursday August 06, 2015 @11:38AM Ask Slashdot: Patch Management For Offline Customer Systems?
Thursday August 06, 2015 @08:36AM KDE Plasma 5 Problem Traced To Bug In Intel Graphics Driver
Friday July 31, 2015 @06:32AM Samsung Finds, Fixes Bug In Linux Trim Code
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @01:53PM .NET 4.6 Optimizer Bug Causes Methods To Get Wrong Parameters
Friday July 24, 2015 @08:46PM The OpenSSH Bug That Wasn't
Thursday July 23, 2015 @11:37AM A Tweet-Sized Exploit Can Get Root On OS X 10.10
Tuesday July 21, 2015 @11:30AM Gmail Spam Filter Changes Bite Linus Torvalds
Friday July 17, 2015 @05:50PM New Unicode Bug Discovered For Common Japanese Character "No"
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @07:14AM 65,000+ Land Rovers Recalled Due To Software Bug
Monday July 13, 2015 @05:40AM First Java 0-Day In 2 Years Exploited By Pawn Storm Hackers
Saturday July 11, 2015 @08:31AM Linux Foundation's Census Project Ranks Open Source Software At Risk
Thursday July 09, 2015 @09:09AM Glitches: United Airlines Grounds All Flights, NYSE Suspends Trading
Thursday July 02, 2015 @03:50PM Google Hangouts and SMS Integration: A Mess, For Now
Sunday June 28, 2015 @11:10PM Chromecast Update Bringing Grief For Many Users
Thursday June 18, 2015 @11:48AM Bank's IT Failure Loses 600,000 Payments
Monday June 01, 2015 @06:40AM Windows 10 RTM In 6 Weeks
Monday June 01, 2015 @01:01AM Macs Vulnerable To Userland Injected EFI Rootkits
Sunday May 31, 2015 @12:07PM MinGW and MSVCRT Conflict Causes Floating-Point Value Corruption
Thursday May 21, 2015 @08:24AM Linux 4.0 Has a File-System Corruption Problem, RAID Users Warned
Tuesday May 05, 2015 @09:17AM The BBC Looks At Rollover Bugs, Past and Approaching
Sunday May 03, 2015 @02:20AM Hacking the US Prescription System
Saturday May 02, 2015 @07:40AM Long Uptime Makes Boeing 787 Lose Electrical Power
Thursday April 30, 2015 @11:18AM Crashing iPad App Grounds Dozens of American Airline Flights
Thursday April 30, 2015 @09:14AM Tattoos Found To Interfere With Apple Watch Sensors
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @06:36PM RealTek SDK Introduces Vulnerability In Some Routers
Friday April 24, 2015 @11:24PM Buggy Win 95 Code Almost Wrecked Stuxnet Campaign
Thursday April 23, 2015 @12:46PM iOS WiFi Bug Allows Remote Reboot of All Devices In Area
Thursday April 23, 2015 @10:59AM iTunes Stops Working For Windows XP Users
Friday April 17, 2015 @09:04PM Incorrectly Built SLS Welding Machine To Be Rebuilt
Wednesday April 15, 2015 @11:33PM Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Found In Windows HTTP Stack
Friday April 10, 2015 @06:32PM Google Lollipop Bricking Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 Devices
Saturday April 04, 2015 @09:43AM Are Bug Bounties the Right Solution For Improving Security?
Thursday March 26, 2015 @02:36PM MIT Debuts Integer Overflow Debugger
Thursday March 26, 2015 @02:24PM 'Bar Mitzvah Attack' Plagues SSL/TLS Encryption
Saturday March 21, 2015 @01:25PM OS X Users: 13 Characters of Assyrian Can Crash Your Chrome Tab
Sunday March 08, 2015 @10:59PM Google Chrome Requires TSYNC Support Under Linux
Friday March 06, 2015 @08:04PM Mars Curiosity Rover Experiences Short Circuit, Will Be Stationary For Days
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @08:52AM NVIDIA Fixes Old Compiz Bug
Thursday February 19, 2015 @09:45AM Duplicate SSH Keys Put Tens of Thousands of Home Routers At Risk
Thursday February 19, 2015 @09:10AM Carnegie-Mellon Sends Hundreds of Acceptance Letters By Mistake
Sunday February 08, 2015 @05:07PM RMS Objects To Support For LLVM's Debugger In GNU Emacs's Gud.el
Sunday February 08, 2015 @01:43AM Xenon Flashes Can Make New Raspberry Pi 2 Freeze and Reboot
Saturday January 24, 2015 @03:00PM NVIDIA Responds To GTX 970 Memory Bug
Saturday January 24, 2015 @10:28AM Linus Fixes Kernel Regression Breaking Witcher 2
Monday January 12, 2015 @01:22PM Google Throws Microsoft Under Bus, Then Won't Patch Android Flaw
Friday January 09, 2015 @08:49AM Asus Wireless Routers Can Be Exploited By Anyone Inside the Network
Friday January 02, 2015 @11:02AM 2014: The Year We Learned How Vulnerable Third-Party Code Libraries Are
Sunday December 28, 2014 @11:18PM Twitter Bug Locks Out Many Users
Sunday December 14, 2014 @02:50PM Forbes Blasts Latests Windows 7 Patch as Malware
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @12:47PM Just-Announced X.Org Security Flaws Affect Code Dating Back To 1987
Saturday November 29, 2014 @11:58AM Bad Lockup Bug Plagues Linux
Saturday November 22, 2014 @12:56AM Some Early Nexus 6 Units Returned Over Startup Bug
Friday October 24, 2014 @07:46PM OwnCloud Dev Requests Removal From Ubuntu Repos Over Security Holes
Thursday October 23, 2014 @08:45AM Cisco Fixes Three-Year-Old Telnet Flaw In Security Appliances
Saturday October 11, 2014 @06:57PM More Details On The 3rd-Party Apps That Led to Snapchat Leaks
Saturday October 11, 2014 @11:11AM Windows Users, Get Ready For a Bigger-Than-Usual Patch Tuesday
Friday October 03, 2014 @11:25PM Possible Reason Behind Version Hop to Windows 10: Compatibility
Thursday October 02, 2014 @08:19AM Xen Cloud Fix Shows the Right Way To Patch Open-Source Flaws
Tuesday September 30, 2014 @07:28AM Apple Fixes Shellshock In OS X
Saturday September 27, 2014 @06:43AM Apple Yet To Push Patch For "Shellshock" Bug
Thursday September 25, 2014 @10:07AM Amazon Forced To Reboot EC2 To Patch Bug In Xen
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @10:31AM Steve Ballmer Authored the Windows 3.1 Ctrl-Alt-Del Screen
Saturday September 06, 2014 @04:31PM Some Core I7 5960X + X99 Motherboards Mysteriously Burning Up
Thursday September 04, 2014 @02:35PM Privacy Vulnerabilities In Coursera, Including Exposed Student Email Addresses
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @05:33PM Project Zero Exploits 'Unexploitable' Glibc Bug
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @07:40AM $75K Prosthetic Arm Is Bricked When Paired iPod Is Stolen
Friday August 15, 2014 @01:35AM Microsoft Black Tuesday Patches Bring Blue Screens of Death
Monday August 11, 2014 @12:05AM Wiring Programmers To Prevent Buggy Code
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @09:55AM PayPal's Two-Factor Authentication Can Be Bypassed Using eBay Bug
Thursday July 31, 2014 @05:05PM Passport Database Outage Leaves Thousands Stranded
Wednesday July 30, 2014 @07:28PM "ExamSoft" Bar Exam Software Fails Law Grads
Sunday July 27, 2014 @10:55PM Popular Android Apps Full of Bugs: Researchers Blame Recycling of Code
Sunday July 27, 2014 @01:38PM Linus Torvalds: "GCC 4.9.0 Seems To Be Terminally Broken"
Saturday July 26, 2014 @03:31PM Bad "Buss Duct" Causes Week-long Closure of 5,000 Employee Federal Complex
Wednesday July 23, 2014 @09:36AM CNN iPhone App Sends iReporters' Passwords In the Clear
Thursday July 10, 2014 @12:50PM Today In Year-based Computer Errors: Draft Notices Sent To Men Born In the 1800s
Wednesday July 02, 2014 @08:01AM Bug In Fire TV Screensaver Tears Through 250 GB Data Cap
Friday June 27, 2014 @03:12PM Why Software Builds Fail
Monday June 23, 2014 @07:24PM Over 300,000 Servers Remain Vulnerable To Heartbleed
Saturday June 14, 2014 @08:16AM One Developer's Experience With Real Life Bitrot Under HFS+
Friday June 13, 2014 @05:11PM European iPhone Chargers Prone To Overheating
Thursday June 05, 2014 @08:26AM SpaceX Landing Video Cleanup Making Progress
Thursday May 29, 2014 @10:30AM OpenSSL To Undergo Security Audit, Gets Cash For 2 Developers
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @08:45AM The 69 Words GM Employees Can Never Say
Friday May 16, 2014 @11:56AM Adobe Creative Cloud Is Back
Friday May 16, 2014 @11:16AM Finding More Than One Worm In the Apple
Thursday May 15, 2014 @04:14PM Apple's Revenge: iMessage Might Eat Your Texts If You Switch To Android
Thursday May 15, 2014 @09:29AM Adobe Creative Cloud Services Offline (Again?)
Wednesday May 07, 2014 @10:16AM 4chan Launches '$20 Bug Bounty' After Hackers Ruin moot's Day
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @07:38AM The Upcoming Windows 8.1 Apocalypse
Friday May 02, 2014 @05:46PM iOS 7 Update Silently Removes Encryption For Email Attachments
Friday May 02, 2014 @12:52AM XP Systems Getting Emergency IE Zero Day Patch
Friday April 25, 2014 @12:08PM HP Server Killer Firmware Update On the Loose
Saturday April 19, 2014 @08:29PM Preventative Treatment For Heartbleed On
Friday April 11, 2014 @08:52PM Wi-Fi Problems Dog Apple-Samsung Trial
Friday April 11, 2014 @06:25PM GM Names Names, Suspends Two Engineers Over Ignition-Switch Safety
Thursday April 10, 2014 @04:12PM Google Chrome Flaw Sets Your PC's Mic Live
Thursday April 10, 2014 @07:53AM Canada Halts Online Tax Returns In Wake of Heartbleed
Thursday April 10, 2014 @07:36AM Heartbleed OpenSSL Vulnerability: A Technical Remediation
Monday April 07, 2014 @06:55PM OpenSSL Bug Allows Attackers To Read Memory In 64k Chunks
Saturday April 05, 2014 @05:28PM Linux Developers Consider On-Screen QR Codes For Kernel Panics
Friday April 04, 2014 @10:20PM Bugs In SCADA Software Leave 7,600 Factories Vulnerable
Thursday April 03, 2014 @07:41AM Russian GLONASS Down For 12 Hours
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @12:33AM Western Digital 'MyCloud' Is Down 5 Days and Counting
Friday March 28, 2014 @08:13PM Ask Slashdot: How To Handle Unfixed Linux Accessibility Bugs?
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @07:45AM Camera Module Problems May Delay Samsung's Galaxy S5
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @09:33PM Large DDoS Attack Brings WordPress Pingback Abuse Back Into Spotlight
Saturday March 08, 2014 @10:16AM Portal 2 Incompatible With SELinux
Tuesday February 25, 2014 @01:17PM New iOS Keylogging Vulnerability Discovered
Monday February 24, 2014 @08:39PM Complete Microsoft EMET Bypass Developed
Monday February 24, 2014 @10:15AM Apple SSL Bug In iOS Also Affects OS X
Friday February 21, 2014 @06:49PM Stack Overflow Could Explain Toyota Vehicles' Unintended Acceleration
Friday February 21, 2014 @07:30AM Why Your Phone Gets OTA Updates But Your Car Doesn't
Thursday February 20, 2014 @05:42PM Drive-by Android Malware Exploits Unpatchable Vulnerability
Monday February 17, 2014 @09:18PM Dear Asus Router User: All Your Cloud Are Belong To Us
Monday February 17, 2014 @07:33PM DARPA Training Cadets and Midshipmen As Cyber Warriors
Wednesday February 12, 2014 @10:59AM More Bitcoin Exchanges Forced Out of Sync After Massive DDoS Attack
Thursday January 30, 2014 @03:05PM GitHub Launches Bug Bounty Program, Offers Between $100 and $5,000
Tuesday January 28, 2014 @12:59PM Tesla's Having Issues Charging In the Cold
Saturday January 25, 2014 @01:10PM How Google Broke Itself and Fixed Itself, Automatically
Saturday January 18, 2014 @01:01AM Microsoft Quietly Fixes Windows XP Resource Hog Problem
Wednesday January 08, 2014 @09:21AM 23-Year-Old X11 Server Security Vulnerability Discovered
Friday January 03, 2014 @10:15PM Snapchat Update Addresses Security Hole
Friday January 03, 2014 @07:26AM Unencrypted Windows Crash Reports a Blueprint For Attackers
Tuesday December 31, 2013 @12:15PM The Year's Dumbest Moments in Tech
Monday December 30, 2013 @11:11PM The Biggest Tech Mishap of 2013?
Sunday December 29, 2013 @05:13PM Not All Bugs Are Random
Saturday December 28, 2013 @11:17AM Website Checkout Glitches: Two Very Different Corporate Responses
Saturday December 21, 2013 @08:13PM Obamacare and Middle-Wheel-Wheelbarrows
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @12:05PM The Case For a Global, Compulsory Bug Bounty
Monday December 16, 2013 @03:08PM Disney Pulls a Reverse Santa, Takes Back Christmas Shows From Amazon Customers
Wednesday December 11, 2013 @11:50PM Coolant Glitch Forces Partial Space Station Shutdown
Wednesday December 11, 2013 @09:08AM Disqus Bug Deanonymizes Commenters
Wednesday December 11, 2013 @08:15AM Disqus Security Flaw Used To Deanonymize Online Commenters
Friday December 06, 2013 @08:23PM About 25% of Applications Have Errors
Tuesday December 03, 2013 @11:19AM How Much Is Oracle To Blame For Healthcare IT Woes?
Tuesday November 26, 2013 @08:14AM Tesla Model S Has Bizarre 'Vampire-Like' Thirst For Electricity At Night
Monday November 18, 2013 @10:49PM Netflix Users In Danger of Unknowingly Picking Up Malware
Sunday November 17, 2013 @10:12AM Blue Light of Death Plagues PlayStation 4
Thursday November 14, 2013 @08:55AM Google Halts Sales of HP's USB-Charging Chromebook 11 Over Overheating
Thursday November 07, 2013 @08:50AM Microsoft Warns of Zero-Day Attacks
Monday November 04, 2013 @02:41AM Microsoft Admits Windows 8.1 Update May Bork Your Mouse, Promises a Fix
Sunday November 03, 2013 @02:19PM RAF Pilots Blinded At 1000 Mph By Helmet Technical Glitch