Posts Tagged ‘Bug’
Time for Samsung users to switch to iPhone? It’s a scary headline that random pics from your phone can be sent to random people in your contacts. Still scary that you don’t know unless that person tells you. I would consider this a HUGE security issue. Many people keep confidential information in their phone as pics, including things like credit cards or passwords, not to mention personal pics. Samsung phones are spontaneously texting users’ photos to random contacts without their permission – The Verge
Keep your windows up to date or risk infection. This critical bug could allow a hacker to gain control of your system. The bug effects all version of Windows from XP on including the beta for Windows 8 as yet unreleased. See the article here: Critical Windows bug could make worm meat of millions of high-value machines. Here is the Bug report and Microsoft’s Solution: CVE-2012-0002: A Closer Look at MS12-020’s Critical Issue.
There is an interesting bug in iMessage. Aparently some information survives a wipe and new users can still send and receive iMessages as the original owner. These articles talk about stolen phones, but what about a used phone you sold or gifted? Good Question. What’s the answer? Here are a few Articles on the matter that will get you closer to understanding. Stolen iPhone? Your iMessages May Still Be Going To The Wrong Place | Gadget Lab | Wired.com. Stolen, remote-wiped iPhones still get owners iMessages • The Register.