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Google Expands Its Bug Bounty Programme to Combat Platform Abuse

HIGHLIGHTS Google is formally expanding its Vulnerability Reward Program The submitted reports are reviewed by the Trust and Safety team Uber had refreshed its policies back in April Google on Wednesday announced that it is formally expanding its Vulnerability Reward Program to include reports about techniques that allow third parties to bypass Google’s abuse, fraud, and spam systems. Previously, the formal statement limited ... Read More »

Your computer may run 30 per cent slower due to Intel chip bug

A massive security flaw may have been discovered with Intel processors, according to reports today. The flaw makes passwords and other personal details an easier target for hackers, and is thought to affect all Intel processors from the last decade. The good news is that there is a fix. But unfortunately the security patch will slow down processing power by as much as ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 May Have a Bug That Could Prevent You From Making an Emergency Call

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 5 is said to reboot when users dial 911 It remains unclear what’s causing the issue This isn’t the first time OnePlus 5 has run into an issue If some users’ complaints are to believed, the newly launched OnePlus smartphone may have a bug that reboots the phone when an emergency number is dialled. The issue was first discovered by ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 gets its first update, includes bug fixes and optimizations

Less than a week after it went official, the OnePlus 5 has started getting its first update. Arriving as OxygenOS 4.5.2, the new firmware brings a few bug fixes and optimizations. Issues related to app installation and system update have been fixed. As for optimizations, those changes are related to Bluetooth, network, and system stability, as well as camera and ... Read More »

Windows 10’s Creators Update bug bash begins, signalling an end to new feature releases

On Friday, Microsoft announced the launch of its “bug bash” for the Windows 10 Creators Update, a sign that it’s beginning to slowly wind down its development process before it finally releases the next major version of Windows. Historically, Microsoft begins each iteration of its milestone Windows 10 releases by fixing a few last-minute bugs from the previous version. It ... Read More »

A new $500,000 iOS bug bounty beats Apple’s offer

A security firm is offering up to $500,000 for information on zero-day vulnerabilities in iOS, surpassing Apple’s bug bounty just days after it was announced. On Tuesday, Texas-based Exodus Intelligence said it will give between $5,000 and $500,000 for zero-day vulnerabilities relating to iOS version 9.3 and higher. These zero-days are software flaws that have gone undetected by Apple, making ... Read More »

LG V10 Verizon variant receiving bug fix update

Verizon has started rolling out an update to LG V10 devices on its network. The update bumps the software version to VS99011B, and brings along various bug fixes, including those related to Contacts app and Second Screen. As per the change log, the update fixes a QRemote crash issue as well as how navigation icons are displayed when an app ... Read More »