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Articles tagged with: bug

Facebook Offering Bounty For Every Bug Found

Looks like Facebook is too tired of bugs which strike the social networking site often. Recently Facebook eliminated a bug with video privacy settings after it lasted for the whole week.

Obviously, Facebook doesn’t want to lose their current top spot among social networking websites so the company is keen to keep the website fully functional to avoid any angry users.

Buggy Update Of Facebook iPhone App

Lots of users are angry over the recent update to Facebook’s iPhone app. The latest release was suposed to be fixing the problem but it went in opposite. Instead of fixing the bug it created more bugs for the users.

Facebook promised to release another update but still they are stucked at version 3.4.3

Google Detects Malware Causing Search Traffic

Google has just detected a malware on users’ system which causes unnecessary search traffic on the servers. Google has tried to overcome this problem by sending a notification on every computer that might be infected.

Google found out that this unusual traffic was due to a malicious software on users’ computers. Google claims that this malware might have infected users’ computer through other websites which the user himself might be unaware of. Hence, by notifying the user on their Google search page, Google can make the user to take an action against it.

Apple’s iOS 4.3.4 Fixes PDF Bug, Blocks Jailbreaking

Apple has just released a software update for iOS phones and tablets that fixes a serious vulnerability in the operating system in regards to the way PDF files handled fonts. The vulnerability included the potential of a malicious PDF file to sneak malware into the device.

Of course, before you hurry to update your iOS gadget, do note that the refresh also prevents hacking and jailbreaking. So, it’s kind of a double edged sword, and if jailbreaking means anything to you, you’ll stay away from this update and quit using PDFs all together.

Verizon Rejecting All Motorola Gingerbread Phones?

Although Motorola had previously confirmed that Android 2.3 Gingerbread was coming to Verizon droid smartphones, only the Droid X was actually lucky enough to receive the update. The other phones, Droid Pro, Droid 2, Droid 2 Global, and Droid X have yet to enjoy the refreshed operating system.

The rumor on the street is that Verizon is rejecting all Motorola-approved Android 2.3 Gingerbread updates. This came after Verizon had to send builds back to Motorola after receiving dysfunctional and buggy phones.

7% Of All Downloads Are Infected

Microsoft has recently claimed that one out of every 14 programs downloaded by Windows users are malicious, so be careful with your trigger-happy fingers, especially after you’ve had that second cup of coffee. Although some modern browsers have quite a few security features to help protect users against Internet danger, about 5% of these people ignore the warnings and download the malicious Trojan horse programs anyway.

Google Shells Out 16K To Fix Bugs

We just got news today that Google had paid out a record $16,500 to developers in order to plug 27 Chrome Web browser vulnerabilities, and paving the way for Chrome 11’s launch. Chrome 11 includes a few perks such as speech input translation in addition to a stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. The patches were fixed after the Chromium development community members found a bunch of flaws with the latest application. 18 of these holes were rated “high”, 6 of them were rated “medium”, and three were considered low risk. Google rewarded most of the individuals for their discoveries. Google paid between $500 and $3,000 for vulnerabilities such as:

Apple Releases Fix For iTunes Error

Some of the people who purchased the late 2010 13-inch Macbook Air model, running on OS X 10.6.7 have discovered a bug within the latest iTunes version that causes the system to become unresponsive. The issue has been widely documented throughout Apple’s support forums with users recommend booting the laptop from safe mode to avoid the error.

Others within the forum have discovered that the problem only occurs with the 13-inch Macbook Air model with iTunes working fine on the other devices. Apple offered a fix for the iTunes bug, which was released today but…