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Windows 11 System Restore bug preventing users from accessing apps
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Microsoft Windows

Windows 11 System Restore bug preventing users from accessing apps

Microsoft has issued a series of workarounds for the issue which is affecting a range of apps including Office and Terminal
19 Jan 2023
Windows 10 users encounter ‘blue screen of death’ after latest Patch Tuesday update
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Microsoft Windows

Windows 10 users encounter ‘blue screen of death’ after latest Patch Tuesday update

Microsoft said it is working on a fix for the issue and has offered users a temporary workaround
20 Dec 2022
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 to help you solve Windows 10 upgrade problems, for everything from freeing up storage, to solving privacy errors and using safe mode
24 Nov 2022
How to fix the 'blue screen of death' (BSOD) in Windows 11
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Microsoft Windows

How to fix the 'blue screen of death' (BSOD) in Windows 11

While frustrating to encounter, learning how to fix the 'blue screen of death' (BSOD) in Windows 11 is fairly straightforward
22 Nov 2022
How to boot Windows 11 in Safe Mode
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Microsoft Windows

How to boot Windows 11 in Safe Mode

Long-time Windows users will already be familiar with the feature, but novices may not be aware of how to boot in safe mode, especially in Windows 11
15 Nov 2022
SpaceX bug bounty offers up to $25,000 per Starlink exploit
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Security

SpaceX bug bounty offers up to $25,000 per Starlink exploit

The spacecraft manufacturer has offered white hats immunity to exploit a wide range of Starlink systems, with a dedicated report page
16 Aug 2022
Microsoft announces lucrative new bug bounty awards for M365 products and services
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Security

Microsoft announces lucrative new bug bounty awards for M365 products and services

The new awards will focus on scenario-based weaknesses and offer bonuses of up to 30% for the most severe bugs
19 Apr 2022
Adobe forced to patch its own failed security update
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bugs

Adobe forced to patch its own failed security update

Company issues new fix for e-commerce vulnerability after researchers bypass the original update
18 Feb 2022
Google doubles bug bounty rewards for Linux, Kubernetes exploits
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zero-day exploit

Google doubles bug bounty rewards for Linux, Kubernetes exploits

The increased rewards are said to align better with the community's expectations of a bug bounty programme of this kind
16 Feb 2022
Intel expands its bug bounty program with Project Circuit Breaker
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bugs

Intel expands its bug bounty program with Project Circuit Breaker

The initiative aims to address vulnerabilities in Intel’s firmware, GPUs, hypervisors, and chipsets
3 Feb 2022
Cloudflare opens $3,000 bug bounty program to the public
Data
bugs

Cloudflare opens $3,000 bug bounty program to the public

The company's previous program paid out around $212,000 over its lifetime
3 Feb 2022
Microsoft issues out-of-band patch for Windows Server sign-in bug
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Microsoft Windows Server

Microsoft issues out-of-band patch for Windows Server sign-in bug

The flaw, which causes a slow down in the user verification process, needs to be installed manually by IT admins
6 Jan 2022
Meta expands bug bounty programme to cover data scraping
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bugs

Meta expands bug bounty programme to cover data scraping

The move comes two years after a massive scraping incident on Facebook that resulted in data leaking online
16 Dec 2021
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
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