Twitter alternative Hive forced to shut down over security vulnerabilities
The app was leaking private messages, posts, images, phone numbers, emails, and birthdates.
On Dec 1, 2022 by Mikael Thalen
TikTok vulnerability could have let hackers take over your account with just one click
The bug affected at least 1.5 billion TikTok users across the globe.
On Sep 1, 2022 by Mikael Thalen
Top antivirus software could have let a hacker crash your computer
Over two dozen antivirus products had the bugs.
On Apr 27, 2020 by Mikael Thalen
Android security flaw could have let hackers hijack your phone’s camera
An attacker could also obtain GPS data and even listen in on calls.
On Nov 20, 2019 by Mikael Thalen
Untitled Goose Game vulnerability could have let hackers booby-trap your game
It seems fitting for a game centered around goose-inspired chaos and mayhem.
On Oct 29, 2019 by Mikael Thalen
How to update Google Chrome—and why you need to right now
Company reveals browser vulnerability being used in active attacks.
On Mar 7, 2019 by Mikael Thalen
Fallout 76 bug exposes gamers’ private data
Vulnerability reveals names, emails, addresses, phone numbers
On Dec 6, 2018 by Mikael Thalen
USPS fixes ‘catastrophic’ bug that exposed 60 million users’ data
The agency reportedly ignored it for more than a year.
On Nov 23, 2018 by Mikael Thalen
Facebook patches vulnerability that could have exposed user data
Social media site denies bug was exploited
On Nov 13, 2018 by Mikael Thalen
The latest Facebook privacy blunder set 14 million users’ posts to public
It took four days to fix the error and even longer to protect posts.
On Jun 7, 2018 by Phillip Tracy
One-minute hack lets thieves break into any hotel room
A patch was released, but the vulnerability remains in the wild.
On Apr 26, 2018 by Phillip Tracy
Jen Gotch built an empire on rainbows—and a following on vulnerability
Women are flocking to her Instagram for the sparkly accessories, and staying for the real talk on mental illness.
On Dec 15, 2017 by Barbara Sueko McGuire
Dear Aunt Acid: How do I stop being a ‘Frozen’ Elsa and be a vulnerable, romantic sap?
In our new advice column, Aunt Acid tackles what it takes to be open yourself up to rejection—and love.
On Jul 27, 2016 by Ester Bloom
The radical, online vulnerability of SARK
SARK has built an online empire simply by being her honest self.
On Jun 17, 2016 by Jaya Saxena