Posts Tagged: flaw

Samsung admits there’s a flaw with the Galaxy Note 8’s battery

Samsung’s Galaxy Note line is no stranger to battery problems, and unfortunately, the Galaxy Note 8 is still running into issues. Don’t get too alarmed, though, since these batteries are simply failing, not exploding. The long and short of the situation is that sometimes when a Galaxy Note 8 fully discharges its battery, it won’t […]

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New Android ‘Quadrooter’ flaw affects more than 900 million devices

A new Android vulnerability dubbed “Quadrooter” is perhaps the broadest ever. It affects more than 900 million devices containing widely distributed hardware by chipmaker Qualcomm.

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Weekly Rewind: Stainless clothing, an Instagram flaw, the Stones vs. Trump

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it’s almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories.

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Facebook pays 10-year-old $10,000 for finding Instagram security flaw

A 10-year-old from Finland recently found a security flaw on Instagram that allowed him to delete any comment on the site. His reward for reporting the flaw? A cool $ 10,000. Ironically, the youngster isn’t old enough to have an Instagram account.

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A two-year-old security flaw could give hijackers root access to your Android phone

A security flaw discovered two years ago in the Linus kernel could give hackers root access to Android devices. Google already issued a patch, but it’s unknown when most of the device will receive the update.

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