Software bug temporarily took down Apple’s developer site

Apple’s developer portal briefly went down on Thursday morning, triggering speculations that it might have suffered a hack. Some developers reported that their account showed an address in Russia instead of their correct home address. Apple, however, rejected the cyber attack speculations, stating the problem originated owing to a software […]

OnePlus 5 May Have a Bug That Could Prevent You From Making an Emergency Call

If some users’ complaints are to believed, the newly launched OnePlus smartphone may have a bug that reboots the phone when an emergency number is dialled. The issue was first discovered by analyst Nick Morrelli, who chanced upon it when attempting to connect to the police by dialling 911 using his OnePlus 5, […]

Facebook Bug Bounty Program Awards Indians the Most for Finding Flaws

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook distributed a total of $611,471 to 149 researchers in H1 2016 Indians received the biggest share of the bounty in the period Facebook received 9,000 security reports in first six months of 2016 Indians remain the biggest beneficiaries in Facebook’s Bug Bounty program, the company’s initiative to allow […]

Pokemon Go Bug Reportedly Affecting GPS Performance on Android Phones

Pokemon Go Bug Reportedly Affecting GPS Performance on Android Phones HIGHLIGHTS Game supposedly disrupts GPS even when running in background Issue was spotted on the dated Nexus 5 smartphone Reddit user says couldn’t find similar issue on newer devices Pokemon Go created tremendous amount of interest and excitement at its […]