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.
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…
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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…