Automatic updates are a great thing. Just so long as they actually automatically update.
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A fouled-up over-the-air firmware update rendered hundreds of a smart lock vendor’s products unopenable.
David Bisson reports.
Millions of Android smartphones and tablets are at risk of being attacked via the Heartbleed bug, more than a week after the security vulnerability was first made public.
You know that Windows 8.1 update that you *must* install to get future updates? The one that if you choose not to install, you won’t get any future updates?
Well, it turns out that if you install that update you might actually *not* get any future updates. Oh dear.
What’s gone so wrong with big companies that they can’t simply say *sorry* when they screw up?
LG says you’ll now be able to turn off its TVs’ spy capability.
Microsoft has a fix already prepped, for an attack that has seen malware load directly into computers’ memory, bypassing the hard drive.
Check out this funny security-related cartoon from those amusing folks at XKCD.
(If you’re not busy installing Adobe updates)
Read more in my article at Naked Security.