A simple string of ‘And’ seems to crash Google Docs
Google Docs appears to crash at the sight of "And. And. And. And. And."
A bug is causing Google Docs to crash if a string of words is typed into a document, opened with the online word processor. After crashing, the document won't be easily re-accessed. Doing so would trigger the crash again.
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An almost decade-old bug in Microsoft’s 64-bit VBA causes complaints
A compiler bug in 64-bit Visual Basic for Applications on Windows has been present for years, according to a complaint by a user, and is responsible for preventing migration to 64-bit Office. The problem was reported by a StackOverflow user and is found in code that runs correctly in 32-bit VBA but... Read more
Microsoft’s Windows 365 Cloud PC vulnerability could expose Azure credentials
Microsoft announced that the new Windows 365 Cloud PC was going to be generally available earlier this month. Now, a security researcher has come forward claiming that there is a bug in the offering which can be exploited by attackers to extract Azure users’ credentials in unencrypted plain text.... Read more
Some network names can disable Wi-Fi on iPhones
A researcher has found that some network names can disable Wi-Fi on phones. More specifically, some names with the percent symbol in the names can disable Wi-Fi on iPhones and other iOS devices.
Carl Schou tweeted this out saying that if an iPhone comes in a range of a network named %secretclub%... Read more
Google fixes zero-day vulnerability in Chrome
On Thursday, Google released a Chrome fix for a high-severity security problem in the browser. It is believed that the flaw was being exploited in the wild. The update will roll out in the coming days and weeks, according to Google’s blog post about the issue.
Google has named the vulnerabilit... Read more
Android apps still exposed to a severe bug that was fixed in April
Security researchers have seen major Android apps vulnerable to a known flaw that gives attackers access to the users' phones and data. According to the research, the apps affected are some of the most used and well-known kind.
The affected apps include Bumble, Grindr, OkCupid, Cisco Teams, Moov... Read more
Google has a fix for their zero-day flaw in Chrome OS and Chrome
Google found out that their latest versions of Chrome and Chrome OS had a zero-day security flaw. Google has a security team that is responsible for finding these vulnerabilities, named Project Zero. They found out that hackers were using the flaw to attack Chrome users.
Google patched the flaw ... Read more
Windows 10 May 2020 update bricks your SSD
The Windows 10 feature update that was released in May of this year can brick your SSD. In this update the feature drive optimization was enabled, which uses defragmentation. Defragmentation is only good for hard disk drives (HDD) not for solid state drives (SSD).
Microsoft released a large Wind... Read more
Android’s security flaw allows malicious apps to steal user data
Sensitive data on Android phones could have been stolen by apps using a security vulnerability which is present on most Android devices.
Oversecured, an app security startup, found a flaw in the widely used Play Core library that allows app developers to deploy in-app push updates and new featur... Read more
Windows 10 closes slower due to USB-C-bug
Windows 10 1809 users on a PC with a USB-C connection may experience a one-minute delay in shutting down their system. Microsoft confirms that.
Philip Froese of Microsoft describes the problem in a blog post. The bug relates to Microsoft's implementation of Intel's USB Type-C Connector System Softwa... Read more