This is why most action movies today suck so badly

The majority of action films today suck. They became repetitive formulas. Sterile displays of visual effects, annoying camera movements, and happy ending duels between the hero and his foes. Luckily, there are exceptions. Chris Stuckmann analyzes why this happens in this interesting video. » 2/10/15 5:25am 2/10/15 5:25am

A Facebook Privacy Flaw Gave a Hacker Access to Every Single Account

You probably don't know Nir Goldshlager, but up until recently, he sure could have known you. That's because Nir discovered a major privacy flaw in Facebook's OAuth, the system developers use to access all sorts of information every time you hit that innocent, little "allow" button. Nir gained access to virtually… » 2/25/13 11:29am 2/25/13 11:29am

Googlers Reported More Than Half of the Vulnerabilities in Microsoft's…

Microsoft just released a giant "Patch Tuesday" bulletin for the month. Weird thing about this update? More than half of the bugs found in Microsoft products were reported by none other than Google engineers. » 2/13/13 9:34am 2/13/13 9:34am

Massive HTC Android Vulnerability Leaves Security Expert "Speechless"

"I am quite speechless right now," begins Artem Russakovskii over at Android Police as he posts about a "massive" security flaw in HTC Android devices that allows malicious hackers to access phone numbers, GPS, SMS, email addresses and more. » 10/02/11 2:59pm 10/02/11 2:59pm

12-Year-Old's Firefox Security Flaw Discovery Nets $3,000 Payday

At 12 years old, I successfully conquered a pile of dirt when I moved it from one side of my yard to the other. Alex Miller, currently 12, conquered a difficult Firefox security flaw, earning $3,000 in the process. » 10/24/10 4:00pm 10/24/10 4:00pm

Defective Nvidia Graphics Cards Confirmed in Desktops

Really Nvidia, what the hell? After steadfastly arguing that its defective graphics cards » 10/14/08 10:20am 10/14/08 10:20am were —they've even sent me a lovely email or two reiterating that claim—HP has just confirmed that 38 different desktop models . This is on the heels of Apple concluding that MacBook Pros manufactured between May 2007 and last…

Adobe Knew of Vista PWN 2 OWN Hack All Along

The PWN 2OWN contest, as we all know, saw the Mac OS X weed crumble first, with Vista following soon after. Ubuntu was the only OS that was impenetrable to attack, but news is surfacing that Vista should have had a longer lifeline, if only Adobe had patched the flaw they knew about all along. » 4/06/08 3:30pm 4/06/08 3:30pm

Apple Acknowledges the MacBook Shutdown Flaw

Apple has finally acknowledged that there is a slight problem with some of the MacBooks out there. Random Shutdown Syndrome (RSS) has been plaguing MacBook owners for quite some time. A recent firmware update was supposed to fix it, but it didn't. So what does Apple say about it? "Just call us and we'll figure… » 9/07/06 3:59pm 9/07/06 3:59pm