Earlier this week, Apple has deployed security updates for its operating systems, in order to deliver a fix for a message bug that causes mobile apps to shut down when trying to render a specific Indian symbol. This bug was discovered just a week ago, and it mostly affects iOS apps that can display characters, including popular services such as Facebook, Twitter, Messages, and even Instagram. What happened was that when an app tries to display a certain Indian character in the Telugu language, that app proceeds to crash and even become inaccessible by Apple users.
It was only about a couple of weeks ago when Apple got to roll out an iOS update that came with a fix for ChaiOS, a bug that causes the iMessage app on iOS powered mobile devices to crash and cause locking and restarting issues. This week, the tech giant finds itself dealing with yet another iMessage bug, and this time around, this latest issue may be far more damaging.
One week ago, a flaw was discovered on iOS and MacOS powered devices and machines. First reported by a software developer named Abraham Masri, the ChaiOS bug not only causes Apple gadgets to lock up, crash, and restart on their own, it also can lead to other more serious issues, like battery problems and resprings, among many others.
There is a newly discovered flaw on Apple devices that is called the chaiOS bug, and it can potentially cause machines that run on iOS and MacOS platforms to lock up, crash, and even restart. The bug was first spotted by Twitter user Abraham Masri, who claims that apart from freezes and restarts, the chaiOS bug also causes other problems like resprings and battery issues, and possibly more.
It was during last month when some owners of Google’s Pixel 2 smartphone started complaining of a weird buzzing sound emanating from the device’s ear piece, especially when taking a phone call. And interestingly enough, there were other strange noises too, including a high pitch noise and what sounds like a ticking clock.
Apple has just rolled out the iOS 11.1.1 software update, which comes with a fix for the autocorrect bug that changes the letter I into an emoji of a question mark inside a box. To get this latest software update, owners of iPhone or iPad devices need only head to Settings, then tap on General, and then choose Software Update.
Some owners of Apple’s iPhone devices are complaining lately of a weird bug on iOS that sometimes corrects the letter I into an emoji that features a question mark inside a box (often preceded by an exclamation mark, a letter A, and even a hashtag symbol). According to Emojipedia, the bug appears to be in the autocorrect software of iOS 11.1.
According to a report recently published by ZDNet just this week, it appears that researchers have discovered a bug within the WPA2 security protocol utilized in just about every Wi-Fi enabled gadget today, including computers, routers, and even mobile devices. The flaw now goes by the nickname KRACK (which is short for Key Reinstallation Attack) and was reportedly uncovered by Mathy Vanhoef, a computer security academic.
According to a report recently published by Motherboard, it appears that there is a flaw in T-Mobile’s website that allowed unauthorized access to personal information of millions of the major US wireless carrier’s subscribers. The personal info reportedly included account numbers and email addresses. Thankfully, the flaw was already fixed last Friday.
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