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Google paid USD 6.5 million in bug bounties in 2019

The rewards paid out were double what Google has ever paid in a single year.

30 Jan 2020 8:13 AM

Major iPhone problems break essential apps

A new bug has been discovered which breaks Touch ID user verification for many mobile banking apps.

02 Oct 2019 11:21 AM

Instagram rescued by Tamil Nadu man from a ‘hacking bug’

Muthiyah has also won USD 30,000 (Roughly Rs 20,64,390) as part of a bug bounty programme.

19 Jul 2019 11:41 AM

New AI system scans tweets to spot security bugs early

The system is able to identify tweets about new vulnerabilities that will show up days later on the National Vulnerability Database.

10 Mar 2019 12:57 PM

Bug attack in Bandra-Virar local train

Being a scribe attached to a reputed newspaper, an inquisitive Ms Thakur soon found out why the commuters were standing instead of being seated.

08 May 2018 2:12 AM


Windows 10 shipped with a bug-ridden password manager, patched now

Third-party app Keeper on Windows 10 came with a bug that allowed any website to steal passwords.

17 Dec 2017 6:19 PM

New update to fix severe issues with Microsoft Edge browser

The new update will reportedly solve some major issues such as battery drain the app was causing.

26 Nov 2017 3:39 PM

Litter bugs can save world from running out of chocolate

Researchers are beginning to understand how microbial communities assemble on leaves of cacao and other species in nature.

08 Jul 2017 9:18 AM

Microsoft’s Surface Pro faces bugs

The Surface Pro was launched last month by Microsoft as a rival to Apple’s iPad Pro.

23 Jun 2017 5:23 PM

Apple: Software flaws in latest WikiLeaks docs are all fixed

Apple said the flaw was fixed with the release of the iPhone 3GS a year later.

25 Mar 2017 10:30 AM


Red berries can help fight superbugs, says study

The Brazilian peppertree extract from the berries works by simply disrupting the signalling of MRSA bacteria without killing it

13 Feb 2017 7:51 PM

Crickets make leap in demand as a food protein

Farmers are starting cricket farms as it is known to be more ecologically sound

13 Jan 2017 1:29 PM