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Facebook Admits to Major Screw-Up That Silently Unblocked People Without Asking Facebook Admits to Major Screw-Up That Silently Unblocked People Without Asking

Facebook disclosed a new “bug” on Monday that temporarily let some users who’d been blocked on the service send messages to the people who had blocked them. The bug also let some previously-blocked users view posts that were shared “to a wider audience,” such as publicly or with friends of friends, Facebook said.

Apple Erases Tiny Bug From iPhone X Ad, Hasn’t Yet Fixed Actual Bug Apple Erases Tiny Bug From iPhone X Ad, Hasn’t Yet Fixed Actual Bug

Once you see it, you can’t un-see it. Last week, a purely cosmetic bug in iOS 11 embarrassingly found its way into an Apple ad. Now, the ad is fixed, but the bug isn’t.

YouTube 'Bug' Has Been Screwing Users' Subscriber Counts YouTube 'Bug' Has Been Screwing Users' Subscriber Counts

The trolls over on 4Chan’s politics board noticed a curious YouTube glitch this week that allowed them to drive down subscriber numbers on any channel their tiny hearts desired. Today, the Team YouTube Twitter account announced that uh, yeah, there’s a bad bug rapidly dropping subscriber counts.

A New Facebook Glitch Is Reposting People’s Random, Old Updates A New Facebook Glitch Is Reposting People’s Random, Old Updates

Facebook users are reporting a bizarre bug that—like the video Year In Review or the persistent On This Day feature—dredges up digital memories. The only problem is that it’s doing so without their knowledge or permission.

Why the 1970 Bug Bricks Your iPhone Why the 1970 Bug Bricks Your iPhone

Thanks to scum-of-the-internet 4chan, we’ve all been hearing lately about a particular iOS bug that will brick modern iPhones, if you set the date back to 1/1/1970. Why does that happen? YouTuber Tom Scott explains.

Search Is Crashing Safari on iOS and OS X (and How to Fix It) Search Is Crashing Safari on iOS and OS X (and How to Fix It)

If Safari is crashing when you search from the address bar this morning, you’re not alone. It seems the browser is facing difficulties on both iOS and OS X.

A Privilege Bug in OS X Is Being Exploited to Hijack Macs A Privilege Bug in OS X Is Being Exploited to Hijack Macs

A new bug in the latest, fully patched version of OS X is being exploited by hackers. The vulnerability allows attackers to install malware on a Mac without needing any system passwords.

Windows Has a Huge Vulnerabilty, Get the Patch Now Windows Has a Huge Vulnerabilty, Get the Patch Now

As scary as Heartbleed was this past spring, it looks like virtually every Microsoft Windows user is in for a little deja vu. Microsoft just released a critical patch for a huge server vulnerability—one that affects quite a few current versions of Windows out there.

Warning: Your just-updated iOS 7 iPhone has a serious security bug Warning: Your just-updated iOS 7 iPhone has a serious security bug

Once again, Apple has left a security backdoor wide open in a new version of their mobile operating system. iOS 7 allows anyone with physical access to your iPhone to see your private photos and then share them online.

Remember the bug in Android 4.2 that won't let you enter the month of December? Yeah, Google IS ON IT. [Google+]

Sunbathing keeps you healthy... if you're a bug Sunbathing keeps you healthy... if you're a bug

Excessive sunbathing is linked with all sorts of health risks in humans, but the Western Boxelder bugs of British Columbia use sunlight to ward of illness. It's all part of one of the more bizarre biological processes we've yet encountered.

Facebook Thinks That All Months Have Only 30 Days Facebook Thinks That All Months Have Only 30 Days

This may be a temporary problem, but it has been confirmed by several people including ourselves: as of this moment, you can't set your day of birth to the 31st of any month in Facebook.

Twitter Was Taken Down Yesterday By a "Cascading Bug" Twitter Was Taken Down Yesterday By a "Cascading Bug"

Following yesterday's failure, Twitter has gotten to the bottom of what went wrong: it was a software issue known as a "cascading bug".

These ticks shrug off airless vacuums and powerful electron beams like they're no big deal These ticks shrug off airless vacuums and powerful electron beams like they're no big deal

These bugs might just be the hardest organisms on the planet. They're the only creatures observed alive inside an electron microscope that actually survived this airless, high-radiation environment. This discovery could mean big things for life on other worlds.

Apple Explains the iMessage Bug (Updated) Apple Explains the iMessage Bug (Updated)

According to Apple, the iMessage bug we posted yesterday isn't really a bug. It's a rare incident caused by an employee's over eagerness to help a customer.

iPhone Bug Allows People to Peek Into Your Photos Without a Password iPhone Bug Allows People to Peek Into Your Photos Without a Password

There's a bug in Apple's iOS 5 that would allow anyone to look into your photos without using a password—users would only have to click on the camera button on your iPhone to access all the images.

The Newest Way Lion Mauls You The Newest Way Lion Mauls You

It seems that Apple has ported iOS's background applications system over to the desktop in a feature called Automatic Termination. In concept, it frees memory. In practice, it closes things when you don't want it to.

JailbreakMe Fix Available For Verizon iPhones Stuck at Apple logo JailbreakMe Fix Available For Verizon iPhones Stuck at Apple logo

Are you a Verizon iPhone owner stuck at the Apple logo after using Comex's JailbreakMe 3.0 tool? If so, this set of instructions provided by Comex himself may fix your problem:

Twitching Zombie Ladybugs Make Great Shelters Twitching Zombie Ladybugs Make Great Shelters

If you didn't grow up inside of a zombie ladybug, you really missed out. That's how the larvae of a species of parasitic wasp spend their formative days, using a half-alive, twitching ladybug husk as an incubator and a shield from predators.

Dropbox Passwords Were Optional For a Short Time on Sunday Dropbox Passwords Were Optional For a Short Time on Sunday

Dropbox had a little problem this weekend. The service broke its own authentication system when it pushed out a code update on Sunday afternoon.

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