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

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