Neowin News Feed for: Bug Neowin News Feed for: Bug en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Valve patches Steam exploit that allowed inflation of wallet funds <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Valve has awarded a bounty of $7,500 to a person who identified a bug through which they could artificially inflate their wallets funds on Steam by changing the POST request via certain email IDs. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Sun, 15 Aug 2021 17:46:01 +0000 Google thinks bug hunting could get easier thanks to its new unified platform <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has decided to launch a new dedicated website that unifies the different VRPs and makes publishing bug reports and submissions easier. This is to celebrate 10 years of its VRP. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Tue, 27 Jul 2021 15:04:02 +0000 Windows July update breaks printing and scanning when using smart-cards <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has confirmed that its recent July security update has broken printing and scanning on systems when using smart card authentication. The problem is related to certain changes it made. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Sat, 24 Jul 2021 16:14:01 +0000 Microsoft's patch for PrintNightmare vulnerability can be bypassed completely [Update] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Security researchers are reporting that Microsoft&#039;s fix for the PrintNightmare vulnerability that rolled out to most Windows versions is ineffective, and can let attackers completely bypass it. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Wed, 07 Jul 2021 21:26:02 +0000 Microsoft releases mandatory Windows updates to fix PrintNightmare exploit [Update] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has begun rolling out a mandatory update for the most recent Windows 10 versions - 2004, 20H2, and 21H1 - to patch the recently acknowledged PrintNightmare critical vulnerability. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Tue, 06 Jul 2021 21:48:01 +0000 Microsoft Teams hit by a bug, wants users to select a certificate [Update] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft Teams seems to be experiencing a blocking bug. A recent update seems to have caused a &quot;Select a certificate&quot; prompt to be displayed to Teams users before they can use the software. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Subir Kathuria) Thu, 10 Jun 2021 17:20:02 +0000 Microsoft Defender bug creates "thousands" of files in the boot drive, fix rolling out now <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A Microsoft Defender bug is creating thousands of files and clogging the boot drive on Windows Server 2016 and 2019, according to user reports. It is now being fixed via an update to the service. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Wed, 05 May 2021 18:00:01 +0000 Microsoft quietly fixes weird Windows 10 drive corruption bug, but only in Insider build <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Accessing a particular location in Windows 10 throws an error message that a drive has been corrupted and needs to be fixed via restarting with chkdsk. A fix is not available in Windows 10 20H2. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Sun, 28 Feb 2021 19:02:02 +0000 Google Project Zero discloses high severity elevation of privilege flaw in Windows <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Following multiple delays from Microsoft, Google&#039;s Project Zero security team has disclosed yet another high severity security flaw in Windows. If exploited, it can cause elevation of privilege. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Thu, 24 Dec 2020 13:34:01 +0000 Your Cyberpunk 2077 save file will be irreversibly damaged if you collect too many items <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If your save file in Cyberpunk 2077 becomes too big due to excessively collecting and crafting in-game items, it will become irreversibly corrupted and you will lose all progress contained in it. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Sun, 20 Dec 2020 07:48:01 +0000 Google exposes 'high' severity flaw in Adreno GPUs following Qualcomm's botched fix <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Following a botched fix by Qualcomm which caused a new kernel privilege escalation bug, Google Project Zero has publicly disclosed details of a high severity security flaw in the Adreno GPU driver. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Tue, 15 Dec 2020 07:52:01 +0000 Google now offering bigger bounties for finding exploits in Chrome's JavaScript engine <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has updated the rules for its Chrome Vulnerability Rewards Program, offering bigger bounties and bonuses for security researchers who discover security exploits in Chrome&#039;s JavaScript engine. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Wed, 09 Dec 2020 06:10:01 +0000 Google discloses a zero-day vulnerability in Windows, currently exploited in the wild <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google&#039;s Project Zero team has disclosed a zero-day vulnerability in Windows that enables elevated code execution that is currently being exploited. Microsoft is expected to patch the bug next month. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Fri, 30 Oct 2020 20:32:01 +0000 Microsoft posts a workaround for the 'Reset this PC' bug plaguing some Windows 10 PCs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has posted a new support document that provides a workaround for the issue resulting in the &#039;Reset this PC&#039; feature failing to work for some Windows 10 users on the May 2020 Update. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Thu, 22 Oct 2020 21:38:02 +0000 Microsoft working to fix LinkedIn bug preventing users from canceling subscriptions <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After many user reports, Microsoft acknowledged a bug in LinkedIn that prevents users from successfully canceling their Premium subscriptions, leading to them being billed for unintended terms. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Wed, 14 Oct 2020 18:18:01 +0000 Pixel users are reporting issues with accessing the recent apps screen on Android 11 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Pixel owners have taken to Reddit and Google&#039;s forums to report issues with the recent apps screen freezing when swiping up from the bottom. We can confirm that our device too suffers a lag. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Wed, 23 Sep 2020 21:26:02 +0000 Microsoft apparently just fixed a Windows security flaw first reported to it in 2018 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new report has emerged claiming that Microsoft fixed a significant security vulnerability in various versions of Windows, even though a Google-owned service disclosed it to Microsoft in 2018. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Mon, 17 Aug 2020 08:28:01 +0000 YouTube Music bug causes playlist items to become unavailable, fix in the works <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new bug in the YouTube Music app on Android and iOS is causing playlist items to become unavailable. This issue appears to affect both catalog songs and user-uploaded music alike. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Thu, 23 Jul 2020 20:58:01 +0000 Microsoft acknowledges Windows 10 bug causing forced reboots, fix in the works <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has acknowledged a bug that causes LSASS crashes, resulting in forced reboots. The problem affects Windows 10 versions 1809 and newer and has been added to the list of known issues. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Wed, 24 Jun 2020 13:06:01 +0000 HP releases fix through Windows Update for issue causing BSOD for certain PCs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>HP has released a fix through Windows Update for the &#039;KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED&#039; issue that causes devices to blue screen. Reports increased after this month&#039;s Patch Tuesday updates. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Mon, 25 May 2020 17:02:01 +0000 A new notification bug can cause Apple devices to crash <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new bug in Apple&#039;s operating systems seems to cause devices to crash when a new notification is received for a message containing a specific set of characters. It&#039;s fixed in the latest iOS beta. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Fri, 24 Apr 2020 09:42:02 +0000 A bug in Facebook's anti-spam filter misclassified posts as spam <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Many users complained of Facebook removing their posts under the guise of spam. Facebook later said that this was caused by a buggy anti-spam filter and restored the incorrectly removed posts. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ather Fawaz) Wed, 18 Mar 2020 07:18:01 +0000 Let's Encrypt to revoke certain certificates on March 4 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Some Let&#039;s Encrypt users have to renew their certificates after a CAA rechecking bug was discovered. Let&#039;s Encrypt will start revoking affected certificates beginning 00:00 UTC March 4. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 03 Mar 2020 15:02:03 +0000 Twitter bug on Android allowed researcher to match 17 million phone numbers with accounts <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A researcher has revealed that a bug in the Android Twitter app&#039;s &#039;contacts upload&#039; feature allowed for a match of 17 million phone numbers with their accounts. The bug hasn&#039;t been acknowledged yet. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Tue, 24 Dec 2019 20:18:01 +0000 Microsoft posts workaround for shutdown bug in Windows 10 build 18999 and later <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>While Windows 10 build 19002 was released to Insiders yesterday, unfortunately it shipped with the same exact bug preventing shutdown or restart for a limited amount of testers. Here&#039;s a fix for that. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Fri, 18 Oct 2019 08:10:02 +0000 Google admits recent Chrome update may be breaking file system on some Mac devices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A recent Chrome update may have prevented some macOS machines from rebooting properly after damaging their file system. Google is offering a solution, which involves some terminal commands. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Wed, 25 Sep 2019 14:58:01 +0000 Microsoft reverts the change that muffled audio in Windows 10 and suggests a workaround <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With temporary fixes for its network adapter failures found in its latest 18362.356 build for Windows 10 (1903), the company has followed suit and addressed the woes surrounding the audio in games. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ather Fawaz) Mon, 16 Sep 2019 16:00:02 +0000 Latest Windows 10 cumulative update causes network adapter failure for some users [Update] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft&#039;s latest Patch Tuesday updates have brought up quite some major issues. Now, some users are reporting that their network adapter seems to have been broken after installing build 18362.356. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Hamza Jawad ) Sun, 15 Sep 2019 20:40:22 +0000 Surface Pro 6 and Surface Book 2 users see their PCs throttling down to 400MHz <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The latest batch of firmware updates to Microsoft&#039;s Surface Book 2 and Surface Pro 6 seem to be playing havoc with the PCs&#039; processors, leading to excessive throttling down to 400MHz clock speeds. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Muhammad Jarir Kanji) Fri, 16 Aug 2019 06:26:02 +0000 Facebook confirms Messenger Kids bug that allowed children to chat with strangers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Facebook&#039;s Messenger Kids app has violated its core principles by allowing users to communicate with children through group chats without the prior approval of those kids&#039; parents. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Tue, 23 Jul 2019 08:32:01 +0000 iPhone eavesdropping vulnerability forces Apple to disable its Walkie-Talkie app <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple has temporarily disabled its Walkie-Talkie app on the Apple Watch due to the discovery of a vulnerability that could allow someone to listen through another user&#039;s iPhone. A fix is in the works. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Hamza Jawad ) Thu, 11 Jul 2019 09:52:01 +0000 Some Galaxy S10 devices are reportedly freezing after the latest update <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Multiple Galaxy S10 users have reported that their devices are having issues that cause the phones to freeze, with no immediate solution right now. The problem also affects third-party apps. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Mon, 27 May 2019 18:44:01 +0000 Twitter admits to 'accidentally' sharing some iOS location data with a partner <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Twitter has admitted that it accidentally shared the location data of a subset of iOS users with a &quot;trusted partner&quot;. However, the bug has now been resolved and the data has apparently been deleted. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Tue, 14 May 2019 07:30:01 +0000 Apple fixes App Store bug that briefly stalled app downloads and updates <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple is rolling out a patch for a bug with its App Store that prevented some users from downloading apps and updates. Instead, they were stuck on an endless loop of the store&#039;s terms and conditions. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Thu, 25 Apr 2019 19:58:01 +0000 Windows 10 May 2019 Update won't install on PCs with external USB or SD card attached <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Windows 10 PCs running the April 2018 Update or the October 2018 Update are unable to upgrade to the May 2019 Update if Microsoft&#039;s system detects an external USB device or SD card attached to them. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Wed, 24 Apr 2019 15:32:01 +0000 Galaxy S10 display accidentally wakes up in your pocket due to proximity sensor bug <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Samsung Galaxy S10 is reportedly waking up due to accidental touches from the leg when it&#039;s put inside the pocket, indicating a bug with its proximity sensor. Samsung has yet to issue a fix. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Sat, 16 Mar 2019 08:16:01 +0000 Google Photos for Android TV disabled due to a bug that makes pictures publicly visible <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has temporarily disabled the ability of Android TV users to view their Google Photos albums on their television after acknowledging a bug that exposes private pictures to other users. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Tue, 05 Mar 2019 07:32:01 +0000 Your deleted Twitter DMs from years back are never really gone, says security expert <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A security researcher claims that Twitter has been keeping copies of deleted direct messages for many years, including both DMs you and your recipient have removed and those from deactivated accounts. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Sat, 16 Feb 2019 05:44:01 +0000 Microsoft fixes last week's Windows Update issue, blames external DNS service <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft announced that a service-side issue with Windows Update that prevented some Windows 10 users from connecting to the service has been fixed. The company cites a DNS bug as the cause. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Tue, 05 Feb 2019 13:20:01 +0000 Apple apologizes for FaceTime bug, fix coming next week <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple has issued an apology for the FaceTime bug which allowed you to eavesdrop on others during group calls. An update to squash the bug will be rolled out to the public next week. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Fri, 01 Feb 2019 15:00:01 +0000