FLAW

  • Afghan gang rape trial badly flawed: Human Rights Watch September 10, 2014

    Kabul: An Afghan court's conviction of seven men for a gang rape was wholly undermined by numerous due process violations and political interference, Human Rights Watch has said. The court of appeals should competently, impartially and independently conduct judicial review of the September 6 trial and the resulting death sentences. A Kabul...
  • Apple issues fix for security flaw on Mac computers February 26, 2014

    San Francisco: Apple Inc has issued fixes for a security flaw in its Macintosh computers that allows hackers to intercept data such as email, patching a major and embarrassing glitch that came to light several days ago. The security update for users of Apple's OS X computer operating software follows a...
  • Apple promises fix 'very soon' for Macs with failed encryption February 23, 2014

    San Francisco: Apple Inc said it would issue a software update "very soon" to cut off the ability of spies and hackers to grab email, financial information and other sensitive data from Mac computers. Confirming researchers' findings late Friday that a major security flaw in iPhones and iPads also appears in...
  • Major iOS security flaw could put your iPhone at risk; Apple releases update February 22, 2014

    San Francisco: A major flaw in Apple software for mobile devices could allow hackers to intercept email and other communications that are meant to be encrypted, the company said in a Friday afternoon announcement. If attackers have access to a user's network, such as by sharing the same unsecured wireless service...
  • Apple fixing bug that allows fake charging stations to hack iPhones August 1, 2013

    Las Vegas: Apple's next software update for its iPhones and iPads will fix a security flaw that allows hackers to engage in spying and cyber crimes when the victim connects the device to a fake charging station, the company said on Wednesday. Apple's devices are vulnerable to attacks until the company...
  • Skype fixes security flaw November 15, 2012

    Moscow: Skype has resolved a security bug that made it possible for hackers to steal accounts, the popular internet phone service said. "We... have made updates to the password reset process today so that it is now working properly," Skype said in its blog post Wednesday. "We are reaching out to...
  • After purple haze, iPhone 5 now plagued by 'green glow' October 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Several flaws have been reported in the iPhone 5 since it started to reach the users. One of the biggest issues with the device was the appearance of a purple haze at the corner of images captured with the camera of the iPhone 5. Now, a green glow...
  • Flaws in Internet Explorer makes it easier to hack January 21, 2010

    New Delhi: Microsoft is in for a bad time with many countries advising their residents against using Internet Explorer. Google had to pull out from China because the Chinese were using bugs in Internet Explorer to attack Google. Now governments of Germany and France have issued advisories to their residents to switch...
  • Antony spills the beans, says MiG29 structurally flawed July 15, 2009

    New Delhi: The MiG29, which was thought to be one of India's most potent weapons, is a defective aircraft. The stunning disclosure that the MiG29 is structurally flawed was made in Parliament by Defence Minister A K Antony. The Russianmade MiG29 has a tendency to develop cracks due to corrosion in...
  • Microsoft, Adobe warn of critical security flaws June 10, 2009

    Boston: Microsoft Corp issued software to fix a record 31 security flaws in its programs, and Adobe Systems Inc warned that glitches in its products could let hackers take control of a user's PC. Microsoft released patches on Tuesday that repair vulnerabilities in Windows, Office and Internet Explorer, as well...
  • Why US Act on NBill angers scientists December 13, 2006

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee's categorical statement in Parliament on Tuesday that the US Act on the IndoUS nuclear deal makes 'no external interference' on India's strategic programme has cut no ice with the critics and opponents of the nuclear deal. On Wednesday, even as reports pour...
  • India is a flawed democracy: Survey November 23, 2006

    London: India is one of the 54 countries that have flawed democracies, according to a new democracy index devised by the Economist Intelligence Unit, a division of the leading newsmagazine The Economist. In a detailed analysis of the 'World in 2007', the magazine has devised the index that examines 60 indicators...