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Do Bugs Poop?

Don't think too hard about this on your next picnic, but yes, bugs poop......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceMar 20th, 2017

AMD Ryzen R7 1700 AM4 8-Core Processor Review

Ryzen has been on the market for a little over a week now, and it’s already off to an impressive start. While there have been some bugs with memory performance, some of which that are still to be fixed at the time of writing, we’ve seen t.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated NewsMar 24th, 2017

Antimicrobials may do more harm than good, but the chemical industry disagrees

You may be healthier staying away from products claiming to be antimicrobial, as despite claims from manufacturers that they help kill bugs, their negative impact may be greater than the positive. The post Antimicrobials may do more harm than good, b.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 23rd, 2017

LastPass Bugs Allow Malicious Websites To Steal Passwords

Earlier this month, a Slashdot reader asked fellow Slashdotters what they recommended regarding the use of password managers. In their post, they voiced their uncertainty with password managers as they have been hacked in the past, citing an incident.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2017

Biopesticide could defeat insecticide resistance in bedbugs

A fungal biopesticide that shows promise for the control of bed bugs is highly effective even against bed-bug populations that are insecticide resistant, according to research......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2017

Stop using password manager browser extensions

It's been over a year since I presented on LostPass at ShmooCon, and in that time, many more bugs have been found in password managers. The most severe of which are in browser-based password managers extensions such as LastPass. Tavis Ormandy yes.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2017

Accidental Therapists: For Insect Detectives, the Trickiest Cases Involve Bugs That Are Not There

 Entomologists are fielding questions from people who believe they are under attack -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2017

LastPass is patching up bugs that left passwords at risk of theft

LastPass is patching three serious vulnerabilities in its password manager software that left passwords potentially at risk of being stolen. The bugs were discovered by Google’s Tavis Ormandy, a serial bug hunter. The post LastPass is patching up b.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2017

Performance Bugs, "the Dark Matter of Programming Bugs", Are Out There Lurking and Unseen

Several Slashdot readers have shared an article by programmer Nicholas Chapman, who talks about a class of bugs that he calls "performance bugs". From the article: A performance bug is when the code computes the correct result, but runs slower than i.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2017

Latest Windows 10 Insider preview build fixes Microsoft Edge bugs and others

Insiders will be pleased that Microsoft has released yet another Insider Preview build. Named 15063, this build fixes up problems for both PC and mobile users, though there are still a number of outstanding issues. The post Latest Windows 10 Insider.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 21st, 2017

Demonoid Returns After Two Months Downtime

After nearly two months of downtime, the semi-private BitTorrent tracker Demonoid resurfaced online this weekend. The site was pulled offline due to hosting problems and had to endure some internal struggles as well, but barring a few bugs, it's now.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated NewsMar 20th, 2017

Do Bugs Poop?

Don't think too hard about this on your next picnic, but yes, bugs poop......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceRelated NewsMar 20th, 2017

With Windows 10 Creators Update around the corner, Microsoft keeps fixing bugs

Windows 10 preview Build 15061 is full of nothing but bug fixes. Microsoft provided the details in its blog post, as usual, to make sure Windows Insiders know what is awaiting them. The post With Windows 10 Creators Update around the corner, Microsof.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 18th, 2017

Make some serious cash finding bugs with Microsoft"s Office Insider Bug Bounty program

Microsoft has a Bug Bounty program for Windows for anyone who finds a verified exploit. Now, the company has announced a new program that offers some serious cash to users of its Office productivity suite for Windows Desktop. The post Make some serio.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 17th, 2017

I had my cats’ poop sequenced—for science

A study is looking at the microbiome of our pets, and my cats are taking part. Enlarge / The three stooges at rest. They have no idea they're doing their part to further scientific knowledge. (credit: Elle Cayabyab Gitlin) Ever wondered about.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 16th, 2017

After month-long delay, Microsoft releases Patch Tuesday update with security fixes

Now that the delayed Patch Tuesday Windows update has been released, we can see that there was plenty to be patched. There were a number of security bugs to be fixed up and a reference to the Windows 10 Creators Update. The post After month-long dela.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 15th, 2017

Microsoft releases 18 security bulletins, 9 rated critical, many bugs disclosed/exploited

Be prepared for restarts and big day of patching after Microsoft skipped Patch Tuesday in February. For March, Microsoft released 18 security bulletins split into nine critical and nine important security updates.Rated criticalMS17-006 patches 12.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated NewsMar 15th, 2017

Microsoft finally releases Patch Tuesday update, fixing some well-known exploits

Now that the delayed Patch Tuesday Windows update has been released, we can see that there was plenty to be patched. There were a number of security bugs to be fixed up and a reference to the Windows 10 Creators Update. The post Microsoft finally rel.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 15th, 2017

Ghost Recon: Wildlands review: One hot mess of an open-world game

Writing is terrible and it's riddled with bugs, but there's fun to be had with friends. Enlarge Of all the publishers out there, it’s Ubisoft that has most affectionately embraced the open-world. Costly and time-intensive to create, open-wo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 14th, 2017

Reddit user blesses us with a "Minecraft" version of "Pokémon Red"

Over the course of 21 months, a Minecraft player used nothing but in-game blocks to build a complete, playable version of the classic Game Boy game Pokémon Red, bugs and all. The creator of the project, Mr. Squishy, put his astounding creati.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsMar 13th, 2017

Nintendo Switch ships with unpatched 6-month-old WebKit vulnerabilities

Apple patched so-called "Trident" bugs were in iOS 9.3.5 back in August. Enlarge / A proof-of-concept that exploits WebKit vulnerabilities on Nintendo's Switch. (credit: qwertyoruiop) Nintendo's Switch has been out for almost two weeks, which.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 13th, 2017