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Why the Bash bug will be a big headache

Don't shrug off the Bash security flaw. Bridget Carey explains how hackers could use it to attack various computer systems -- and even lightbulbs. Also, Amazon is crafting smart-home devices and Apple offers a fix for its botched iOS 8.0.1 update.

By September 25, 2014

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Apple's Shellshock patch for Macs is incomplete, says security researcher

Apple just released a patch for Shellshock, a bug that could give hackers access to Macintosh computers, but a security specialist says Apple fixed only two out of three security holes.

By September 30, 2014

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Misfire! Apple yanks botched iOS 8.0.1 update

UPDATED: Apple has issued a "workaround" for its most recent update to iOS 8 which aimed to fix issues like "unexpected cellular data usage" when receiving text messages.

By September 24, 2014

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Apple patches Bash vulnerability on Macs

The company said previously that the vast majority of Macs were "safe by default" from the new security vulnerability known as the Bash or Shellshock bug.

By September 29, 2014

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Apple tends to bruises, BlackBerry boasts of sales

Apple releases a fixed iOS 8 update and addresses issues with bent phones and the Bash bug. Meanwhile, BlackBerry brags about selling out of Passport phones.

By September 26, 2014

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iOS 8 bug could delete your iCloud Drive documents

Tapping the option to Reset All Settings vaporizes some iCloud Drive files, say a handful of iOS users.

By September 30, 2014

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Why the Bash bug will be a big headache

Don't shrug off the Bash security flaw. Bridget Carey explains how hackers could use it to attack various computer systems -- and even lightbulbs. Also, Amazon is crafting smart-home devices and Apple offers a fix for its botched iOS 8.0.1 update.

By September 25, 2014

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​Microsoft, Blackphone launch bug bounties

Tech titan and privacy-focused upstart announce an ongoing open season against bugs in an effort to improve security.

By September 24, 2014

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Bug forces Apple to delay launch of HealthKit fitness apps

Apps were expected to be released with the launch of iOS 8 today, but they were pulled at the last minute.

By September 17, 2014

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​Internet's security bug tracker faces its 'Y2K' moment

From critical exploits to the tiniest bug, many security holes receive a tracking number through the US government. The system is being revamped to handle the ever-growing number of bugs, but the cure could create problems of its own.

By September 16, 2014