Singapore government expands bug bounty programme
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cyber security

Singapore government expands bug bounty programme

White hat hackers could earn up to $5,000 for any vulnerabilities they report through HackerOne
31 Aug 2021
Google launches new bug bounty platform
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ethical hacking

Google launches new bug bounty platform

Vulnerability hunters will be able to improve their skills through the newly launched Bug Hunter University
28 Jul 2021
Faulty Windows 10 update breaks printing with smart cards
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vulnerability

Faulty Windows 10 update breaks printing with smart cards

Microsoft’s 2021 printing woes continue after several vulnerabilities were found in the Print Spooler component
26 Jul 2021
Google coding typo effectively bricks Chrome OS devices
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operating systems

Google coding typo effectively bricks Chrome OS devices

A hastily released update prevented users from logging into their machines
23 Jul 2021
Microsoft awarded $13.6 million in bug bounties over the last 12 months
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bugs

Microsoft awarded $13.6 million in bug bounties over the last 12 months

Over 340 security researchers from 58 countries reported a total of 1,261 valid vulnerabilities between 2020-2021
9 Jul 2021
Atlassian patches One-Click flaw that allowed hackers to steal user sessions
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vulnerability

Atlassian patches One-Click flaw that allowed hackers to steal user sessions

With the stolen session, the hacker could steal sensitive information
25 Jun 2021
17 Windows 10 problems - and how to fix them
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operating systems

17 Windows 10 problems - and how to fix them

Tips and tricks for everything from upgrade issues and freeing up storage, to solving privacy errors and using safe mode
25 Jun 2021
CISA launches security bug reporting program
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bugs

CISA launches security bug reporting program

Now white hat hackers have a way to tell the government about bugs
9 Jun 2021
Bootmgr is missing - how do you fix it?
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Software

Bootmgr is missing - how do you fix it?

This seemingly nightmarish error is actually not as bad as it seems
8 Jun 2021
Apple patches exploited iOS and macOS WebKit flaws
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zero-day exploit

Apple patches exploited iOS and macOS WebKit flaws

iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch users may have been subject to arbitrary code execution
4 May 2021
Microsoft launches bug bounty programme for Teams
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bugs

Microsoft launches bug bounty programme for Teams

The programme will award bug hunters up to $30,000 for the most severe exploits
25 Mar 2021
Sovryn announces $1.25 million bug bounty program
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bugs

Sovryn announces $1.25 million bug bounty program

Bonus payouts are available for smart-contract- and blockchain-related bugs
11 Mar 2021
Apple fixes macOS Big Sur bug that caused irretrievable data loss
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Apple fixes macOS Big Sur bug that caused irretrievable data loss

The macOS upgrade installer failed to check if you had enough free space available, causing major issues if you didn’t
17 Feb 2021
Microsoft releases emergency fix for Patch Tuesday Wi-Fi glitch
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bugs

Microsoft releases emergency fix for Patch Tuesday Wi-Fi glitch

Users report BSOD system crashes when trying to connect to Wi-Fi through WPA3
12 Feb 2021
Google fixes actively exploited Chrome zero-day
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web browser

Google fixes actively exploited Chrome zero-day

The flaw may be related to a recent hacking campaign against the cyber security community
5 Feb 2021
What is WannaCry?
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WannaCry

What is WannaCry?

The full story behind one of the worst ransomware outbreaks in history
4 Feb 2021
How to run Chkdsk
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Technology

How to run Chkdsk

Find out how to run a disk check on Windows 10 and older versions of Windows
3 Feb 2021
Microsoft fixes actively exploited Defender zero-day flaw
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zero-day exploit

Microsoft fixes actively exploited Defender zero-day flaw

The firm's latest Patch Tuesday release includes fixes for a total of 83 vulnerabilities across Windows, Azure and more
13 Jan 2021
NHS COVID-19 app failed to ask users to self-isolate due to 'software glitch'
bugs

NHS COVID-19 app failed to ask users to self-isolate due to 'software glitch'

The bug is the latest in a long line of errors and glitches to plague the government's contact-tracing app
2 Nov 2020
Google fixes zero-day flaw in Chrome and Chrome OS
bugs

Google fixes zero-day flaw in Chrome and Chrome OS

Flaw created by memory corruption bug in FreeType font-rendering library
23 Oct 2020
Windows 10 update sparks driver compatibility fears
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Windows 10 update sparks driver compatibility fears

Over-zealous verification checks designed to tighten security may block some older drivers
15 Oct 2020
Apple pays ethical hackers $288k for finding 55 vulnerabilities
Security

Apple pays ethical hackers $288k for finding 55 vulnerabilities

If exploited the bugs would have provided access to Apple's infrastructure and sensitive user data
9 Oct 2020
Microsoft open-sources fuzzing tool used for bug-ridden Windows 10
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Microsoft open-sources fuzzing tool used for bug-ridden Windows 10

Developers can access the vulnerability detection tool through Github as Microsoft shifts away from its legacy scheme
16 Sep 2020