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Security flaw takes down Twitter's TweetDeck

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 02:18

Twitter on Wednesday said it briefly took down its popular TweetDeck application to view and manage messages because of a security flaw, which prompted some calls to stop using the program.

NSA denies exploiting `Heartbleed` vulnerability for intel

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 06:43

The US National Security Agency has denied a report claiming the surveillance agency was aware of and even exploited the `Heartbleed` vulnerability to gather critical intelligence on cyberspace.

Tumblr asks users to change passwords to protect against worst-ever virus `Heartbleed`

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 19:44

Social network Tumblr has reportedly asked its users to change their passwords in wake of the emergence of a recent bug called "Heartbleed," that has been exposing world`s major websites to theft by hackers.

Internet users urged to change all passwords

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 10:16

Computer security specialists on Tuesday raised alarm about a freshly discovered bug in online data-scrambling software that hackers can turn to their advantage.

Twitter bug allowed strangers to view tweets from protected accounts

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 20:41

Micro-blogging site Twitter has said that it has fixed a bug that allowed unauthorized people to read tweets from some protected user accounts for the last four months.

Apple says security flaw could allow hackers to beat iPhone encryption

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 11:53

A major flaw in Apple Inc software for mobile devices could allow hackers to intercept email and other communications that are meant to be encrypted, the company said in a Friday afternoon announcement.

Israeli researchers find security flaw in Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 21:40

The Israeli security team said vulnerability in Samsung's Knox security platform enables malicious software to track e-mails and record data communications.

Google fixes security flaw that could have let hackers ‘impersonate Google+’

Last Updated: Saturday, January 05, 2013, 13:11

The flaw involved an exploit of ID credentials that browsers use to ensure a website is who it claims to be.

Hacker wins $60,000 from Google after finding major security flaw in Chrome browser

Last Updated: Friday, October 12, 2012, 11:19

A hacker has won a 60,000 dollar prize from Google for finding a major security flaw in the Internet search giant’s Chrome browser.

Mozilla takes Firefox 16.0.1 offline due to ‘major security flaw’

Last Updated: Friday, October 12, 2012, 10:27

The new Firefox 16 was taken offline only a day after its release by its maker, Mozilla, after a major "security vulnerability" was discovered.

Hacker claims security flaw in Apple iPhone

Last Updated: Sunday, August 19, 2012, 10:01

A hacker revealed a security flaw that he claimed could make Apple`s iPhone particularly vulnerable to text message cheating.

Facebook `bug` bugs Zuckerberg`s account

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 07, 2011, 08:21

New York: A security glitch in Facebook ave users access to Mark Zuckerberg`s private pictures, including a few with his girlfriend.