Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg posted his vision to eradicate the privacy concerns surrounding the social media website. In his article, he claimed that the company will focus on gaining the trust of its users and ensuring better product development. The social media company aims to achieve high privacy standards in the next few years while sticking to all necessary norms at the same time.About The Bug
A report states that a bug in Facebook Messenger gave permission to websites to access users’ private data, including the people they have been exchanging messages with. It was reported by researchers that the vulnerability was in direct violation of the user-organization [...]
A lot of Instagram users and brands have reported losses of millions of followers on the popular image sharing social media platform due to a bug. Big brands like Nike and even influencers like Don Benjamin, Yanet Garcia & Kyle Jenner faced a huge drop in their follower base. Some months ago, Instagram reported that they will take steps to keep fake followers and likes in check. We can’t help but wonder if this is a step that went wrong in the process.Instagram’s Update
Instagram, however, made a twitter post announcing that the number of followers is decreasing because of a bug inside their system. At the moment, they were trying to investigate the source of [...]
A lot of users have reported that their OnePlus 6T is losing battery rapidly, without any apparent cause. A Reddit user said that his OnePlus 6T’s battery life was almost halved all of a sudden. And that was without any heavy stress on the phone. Even after shutting down all the background applications, the battery life wasn’t reverted back.OnePlus 6T Battery
The OnePlus 6T has been very popular since its launch in October 2018. With an onscreen fingerprint reader and a load of other quirky features, it was an instant favourite among the OnePlus user base. The device sports a 3700 mAh battery, which can easily handle a day’s worth of tasks. On [...]
Apple launched the iPhone X with a radical design change. This was the first iPhone to skip the infamous home button in favour of a bezel-less design. This also meant that Apple had to drop Touch ID and introduce an able replacement. Face ID uses 3D sensors for such accuracy which are housed in the now iconic notch. While the iPhone X has been well-received, iOS 11 has had a rocky start. But, it has come a long way since its introduction in September, thanks to timely updates.
It looks like Apple had a quality assurance mess up with the new iPhone X advertisement. Towards the end of the video, a very old iOS 11 bug was spotted by 9to5Mac. The text that was supposed to stay [...]
Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 5 Pro and the Redmi Note 5 on the 14th of February. While the Redmi Note 5 succeeds the highly popular Redmi Note 4, the Redmi Note 5 Pro is essentially a more powerful Redmi Note 5. We still believe that the Redmi Note 5 Pro could have easily been the Redmi Note 5. However, Xiaomi clearly had different plans. Even after three flash sales, it is still difficult to get one due to its high-demand.
In fact, on the day of its first slash sale, the Redmi Note 5 Pro received the Face Unlock feature via an OTA update. However, all isn’t rosy in the Redmi Note 5 Pro land. A few users started reporting that the volume on the smartphone goes very low [...]
Apple iPhone X is the most powerful iPhone that Apple has ever made. However, it is also the priciest iPhone ever launched, breaking the thousand dollar barrier for the first time. It is also the first iPhone since the iPhone 5s to not feature Touch ID (iPhone 5c also did not have TouchID but, had the home button). The smartphone currently retails in India at Rs 95,390 for the 64GB storage variant.
The iPhone X comes with radically redesigned finish with a premium surgical grade steel frame. The bezel-less design and gesture-based UI are some of the highlights of this smartphone. Face ID was subjected to a lot of speculations before the launch of the iPhone X, However, ever [...]
Launched in September 2017, the iPhone X has become the most successful premium smartphone in India. It sold more units than the budget-friendly OnePlus 5T and even the Samsung Galaxy Note8. This happened despite the iPhone X being the priciest iPhone ever. Just like every other new iPhone, the iPhone X runs iOS 11 which had had its issues so far.
A new bug is being reported by iPhone X users where they can’t pick up incoming calls. What happens is that the ringtone starts playing but, the screen stays off for several seconds. This means that users are not able to perform the [...]
The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL were launched back in October to really high expectations from Android enthusiasts. While the 2016 Pixel devices had their shortcomings, the software experience and camera performance was unparalleled. Hence, a lot was expected from the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, especially after Google talked up the software and AI integration during the launch event.
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Google launched the Pixel 2 and its bigger sibling, the Pixel 2 XL back in October. The smartphones succeeded the 2016 Pixel smartphones, which were the first ever phones “Made By Google.” While the Pixel 2 phones brought in a few changes were pointed out in the original Pixel devices such as an IP67 rating and a refined design. But, ever since the launch, the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have been marred by controversial issues.
Android 8.1 Oreo stable update started rolling out a few weeks ago for the Google Pixel 2 devices and ever since then, there have been multiple instances where users have complained that the fingerprint sensor on the Google Pixel [...]
Cupertino based Apple Inc. has launched its own Bug Bounty program with a winning of US $ 200,000 for hackers and researchers who find and report security flaws in Apple products. Apple claims that they have reached a stagnation point where its own testers and even third party contract security firms are having difficulty finding bugs.
Bug Bounty and hacking seem to be becoming lucrative on the other side of the fence. Recently the FBI paid US $ 1 Million to a Hacker to hack into the San Bernardino case iPhone .
Apple’s Bug Bounty program is by far the biggest corporate bounty program announced, and will definitely get some bug bounty specialists scrambling for [...]
Microsoft has recently announced an extension for its Windows 8.1 bug bounty program, but it turns out that it also wants to make the Internet safer with help from its rivals.
Facebook and Microsoft joined forces for a new project called Internet Bug Bounty, which encourages hackers and security researchers to submit bugs for cash rewards.
The Internet Bug Bounty program will pay a minimum for $5,000 for flaws in sandboxed applications or for bugs in fundamental internet technologies such as DNS and SSL. Lower payouts are offered for spotting problems in Ruby, Python, PHP, Apache, Perl, and other [...]
The social media giant ‘Facebook’ has paid over 1 million USD to security researchers who report bugs on their website, with India being the second biggest recipient among other countries. India has over 78 million Facebook users, and now is one of the fastest growing in the Bug Bounty program. The social networking major said 329 people have received rewards, including professional researchers, students and part-timers. The youngest recipient was 13 years old.
A software bug is an error, flaw, failure, or fault in a computer program or system that produces an incorrect or unexpected result, or causes it to [...]