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Google Pixel users experiencing SMS bug since Oreo update

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On the eve of the Pixel 2’s release, Google handsets are reportedly experiencing a bug that is seemingly connected to the Android 8.0 update. Devices running Oreo, which is currently limited to Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, could be prone to errors in receiving text messages. The problem was publicly …

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Internet Explorer bugs pose security risks

Anyone still defaulting their browser to Internet Explorer might want to be careful as a serious bug that leaks information has been found. The bug can result in your search habits being exposed, as whatever you type into the address bar is revealed to the host of the current website …

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Adobe users faced with Creative Cloud file deletion bug

Towards the end of last week, an issue with Adobe’s Creative Cloud subscription-based software came to light, with some users finding their files being deleted without any authorization. This issue seems to have affected quite a few people but Adobe has announced that they are currently working on a fix …

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iPhones put into infinite boot loop with counter-Y2K issue

A new prank, nuisance and/or malicious attack on user hardware has emerged for 64bit iPhones and iPads that involves changing the date. Rolling it back all the way to the 1st January 1970 puts many modern iPhones into an infinite boot loop which many users have found it hard to recover …

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Apple confirms iPhone 6S battery percentage bug

Back in September 2015, early buyers of the iPhone 6S began experiencing a battery percentage bug that stopped the status bar from accurately showing how much power users had left in the device. It has taken a while but Apple has finally acknowledged this issue and has offered a temporary …

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MSI to issue BIOS update to fix Intel Skylake freezing bug

Earlier this week, news came to light that there is a bug with Intel’s Skylake processors, causing the CPU to freeze during hard-working/complex scenarios while running certain applications like Prime95. This isn’t something that day-to-day users or even gamers should expect to face but still, it is an issue that …

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VPN flaw could allow anyone to view users’ real IPs

In the wake of the Edward Snowden revelations, obfuscating systems like encryption, the Tor browser and virtual private networks (VPN) have been championed by privacy advocates the world over as the best ways to protect your data online. However, that latter step may not be as useful as initially thought, …

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Microsoft admits to Windows 10 privacy bug

If you’re privacy conscious and have jumped on the recent Threshold 2 update for Windows 10, you may want to double-check your settings as reports are floating around that users had some of their that their options were reset. Users were coming back to their PCs to find things like cross-app …

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The iPad Pro can become unresponsive after charging

Apple has finally launched the iPad Pro, it’s 13-inch, highly priced tablet. However, early adopters haven’t found the experience to be entirely problem free. iPad Pro users on the Apple Support forums are reporting that the tablet can become completely unresponsive after just an hour of charging- a problem that …

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Nvidia is working to fix G-Sync bug causing high power draw

Nvidia has acknowledged a bug currently affecting some GTX cards running G-Sync on high refresh rate displays. The bug seems to be causing higher than normal clock speeds, power draw and temperatures while idling in Windows while using G-Sync and a 144Hz monitor. For those who don’t know, G-Sync is …

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Another exploit found in latest version of Flash

Although clearly not the case, it sometimes feels like hackers hate Adobe Flash. Despite the fact that it represents a simple path to exploit user’s systems, every time it gets found to be insecure, it dies a little more. That slip into obscurity looks likely to continue, as yet another …

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Apple delays Watch OS 2 after discovering bug

Apple was all set to launch Watch OS 2 and iOS 9 in just under two hours time. However, it seems that Apple Watch owners will now need to wait a bit longer for their upgrade as Apple has discovered a critical bug with its smart watch software at the …

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Use Whatsapp on your PC? You could be at risk

While most people use their smartphone for the WhatsApp encrypted messaging service, some use WhatsApp Web to do the same thing. Available to Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone and iOS users on their PCs, it lets people look at messages they’ve received and sent, including images and videos. However, those that …

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Microsoft increases bug bounty payout for Windows 10

It looks like Microsoft is hoping to keep Windows 10 secure with its bug bounty payouts. Microsoft has gone ahead and increased the amount it is willing to pay out to those who find problems within its new operating system, along with offering a solution. The “Bounty for Defence” now …

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