Tag: bugs

Apple’s ‘latest iPhone update’ has got some Instagram users worried

Apple iPhone users who are trying out the latest iOS version- iOS 14 Beta- got a privacy scare when they found out that Instagram was secretly using the camera in… Read more »

WhatsApp fixes issue that exposed users’ phone numbers to search engines

Facebook went on a whack-a-mole expedition patching a security vulnerability that exposed thousands of WhatsApp users’ phone numbers with a fairly simple Google search. The Indian researcher who found this loophole is… Read more »

BEWARE: Fake Covid-19 apps are spreading ransomware trojans

Web and mobile applications that track the spread of the Covid-19 virus outbreak are also loading ransomware trojans and trackers to snoop on users, according to cyber security firms. For… Read more »

Samsung Data Breach Find My Mobile Push Notification

Samsung has admitted that what it calls a “small number” of users could indeed read other people’s personal data following last week’s unexplained Find my Mobile notification. Several Register readers… Read more »