A bug in the latest versions of macOS High Sierra allows users to create a root account with no password by repeatedly pressing a button in the preferences panel.
Keybase is notifying Android users of a bug in its mobile app that might have unintentionally included the users' private key —used to encrypt conversations and other private data— into the automatic backups created by the Android OS and uploaded on Google's servers.
Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and subsequent Windows 10 variations fail to properly apply ASLR, rendering this crucial Windows security feature useless.
A glitch in the Louisville Metro Department of Corrections (LMDC) computer system kept an inmate in prison for five extra months. Human error was also involved.
A bug in the new "Adaptive Icons" feature introduced in Android Oreo has sent thousands of phones into infinite boot loops, forcing some users to reset their devices to factory settings, causing users to lose data along the way.
A bug discovered in the recently launched Android 8.0 Oreo spends users' mobile data allowance, even when the phone's mobile WiFi connection is enabled.
Microsoft has declined to patch a security bug Cisco Talos researchers discovered in the Edge browser, claiming the reported issue is by design. Apple and Google patched a similar flaw in Safari (CVE-2017-2419) and Chrome (CVE-2017-5033), respectively.
Malware developers can abuse a programming error in the Windows kernel to prevent security software from identifying if, and when, malicious modules have been loaded at runtime.
A bug discovered in an obscure PDF parsing library back in 2011 is also present in most of today's top PDF viewers, according to German software developer Hanno Böck.
A bug in Microsoft's NTFS file system technology allows pranksters to hang or crash computers running Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.1 just by tricking the user to access a malformed path for a non-existent file.
In one of the weirdest — but equally dangerous — bugs of all time, it appears that Edge will display one set of numbers on the screen, but will send another set of numbers to the printer, effectively replacing content on your documents.