Chrome’s security bugs are memory safety problems
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More than 70 percent of them

Most of Chromes serious security bugs are due to memory memory safety problems, the Chromium project said.

Apple’s latest software has a crashing bug
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Can’t handle big stuff

Mac users are experiencing occasional system crashes after updating to macOS Catalina version 10.15.4, released a few weeks ago and it turns out that the software might not be up to snuff.

Vole suffers a bad case of unpatched flaw on its SMB
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Despite Microsoft’s time and money it still has more holes than Blackburn

Insecurity experts have found another unpatched vulnerability in version 3.1.1 of the Server Message Block (SMB) -- the service that's used to share files, printers, and other resources on local networks and over the internet.

Swiss boffins make robotic terminator bugs
Published in IoT
Tuesday, 24 December 2019 10:25

Swiss boffins make robotic terminator bugs


You can't step on them

Swiss boffins have developed a light, quick robotic bug called the DEAnsect, which can withstand several whacks from a flyswatter and can survive being stepped on by a shoe.

Shedloads of 5G bugs revealed
Published in Network
Wednesday, 13 November 2019 13:13

Shedloads of 5G bugs revealed


Not up to snuff

5G suppliers and telcos are rapidly discovering that the bleeding edge tech is haemorrhaging bugs.

Increase of bugs in Windows updated explained
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 24 September 2019 10:54

Increase of bugs in Windows updated explained


Vole decided to fire all the people responsible for bug checking 

Software King of the World Microsoft apparently adopted an "anti-vaxer" policy when it came to bugs in Windows updates.

AMD might make a killing from new Intel chip bug
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All Chipzilla chips open to new Spoiler non-Spectre attack

AMD might scoop up some more custom after researchers have discovered a new flaw affecting all Intel chips due to the way they carry out speculative execution for CPU performance gains.

Windows 10 update machines is churning out more bugs
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QA they have heard of it

Software king of the world Microsoft seems unable to get its Windows 10 operating system updates to work.

Security flaws found in some SSDs
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Friday, 09 November 2018 10:14

Security flaws found in some SSDs


Bypass the password process

Researchers at Radbound University in the Netherlands have found that that major flaws in some Solid State Drives (SSDs) allow an attacker to bypass the password-based authentication process and access encrypted data stored on the drives.

Windows 10 update has another over writing bug
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Another dark and stormy night for Vole's QA

Microsoft has recovered from an earlier crisis that its 1809 build of Windows 10 was deleting user files but it did not seem to use the opportunity to fix another file overwriting bug which has surfaced.