Tag: Vulnerability

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 »

Windows 10 bug causes internet connectivity issues, Microsoft confirms

Windows 10 May 2020 Update has received fixes for major bugs in Microsoft’s monthly patches for July, but it looks like the update has yet another unpatched problem and it has been… Read more »

Malware Joker: Google blocks 11 apps from Play Store

Google has reportedly banned 11 apps from its app store for injecting malware into users’ phones. The applications include include com.imagecompress.android, com.relax.relaxation.androidsms, com.cheery.message.sendsms (two different instances), com.peason.lovinglovemessage, com.contact.withme.texts, com.hmvoice.friendsms, com.file.recovefiles,… Read more »

Gmail users flooded with spam messages, says issue fixed

Gmail users around the world were complaining about spam messages flooding their inbox over the weekend as the Google service was apparently suffering from a widespread problem with its email… Read more »

LinkedIn caught snooping on iOS clipboard, assured a fix

LinkedIn has been caught snooping on iOS’ clipboard. A user of iOS 14 Developer beta has caught the Microsoft app copying contents of the MacBook Pro’s clipboard, courtesy of the… Read more »

TikTok and other apps caught accessing the clipboard in iOS 14

Apple has through a new security patch on the latest iOS 14 exposed the number of smartphone apps that read contents of users’ clipboards whenever they are on screen. Popular video-sharing… 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 »