1. AceGoober

    Patch, or your (HP Enterprise) solid state drives (could) roll over and die

    Note: original article title edited for pertenance to hardware affected. Hackaday is reporting certain models of HP Enterprise SSD drives suffer from a software bug which could cause the drives to stop working after 32,768 hours of uptime. The drives are supplied by a third party manufacturer...
  2. Zarathustra[H]

    BitDefender Researchers Discover "Terrifying" Security Vulnerability in Intel CPUs

    Another day, another Intel hardware security bug. This time it's called Microarchitectural Data Sampling (or MDS for short) and has been proven to work on Intel's Ivy bridge, Haswell, Skylake and Kaby Lake CPU's. This vulnerability is particularly concerning because it allows an attacker to...
  3. cageymaru

    New Google+ API Bug Affects 52 Million Consumers and Enterprise Customers

    A new Google+ API bug has been discovered and it affects 52 million consumers and enterprise customers. Google discovered the bug and believes that no app developers knew of or exploited the system in the 6 days that the bug was present. This discovery has made Google rethink the August 2019...
  4. cageymaru

    Growing Inventory Plagues Gigabyte as 4Q18 Financial Reporting Looms Closer

    According to sources privy to the matter, Digitimes is reporting that Gigabyte has a massive inventory of graphics cards from a loss of interest in the cryptocurrency mining sector. Also a bug in NVIDIA RTX series is expected to increase Gigabyte's expenses. These factors may swing its 4Q18...
  5. cageymaru

    Google Announces New Data Controls and the Closing of Google+ After Security Lapse

    Google has announced that it is shuttering its beleaguered social media portal Google+ in response to a security lapse where 3rd party developers could access private consumer data from 2015 until March 2018. The Wall Street Journal exposed the breach this morning. Project Strobe was an...
  6. cageymaru

    AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX Gaming Benchmarks Stunted by Faulty Nvidia Driver

    Golem.de has made a claim that AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX benchmarks are held back by a faulty Nvidia driver. It seems that some games run at half speed on the 32 core beast compared to its 16 core 2950X sibling when running an Nvidia Geforce GTX 1080 Ti GPU. When the Nvidia GPU was...
  7. HiCZoK

    Windows has encountered a BUG

    Ah... another year, another monitor with yet another bug crawling inside. Last year my trusty IIyama xb2483hsu-b2 got a visitor: And this year, few months old HP 27ea got a little asshole roommate. I blame the summer and not enough of a tight seal on a matrix of these monitors. But mostly...
  8. R

    Computer Glitch Creates World's Fastest Car

    A Belgian motorist has inadvertently become the test driver for the new fastest car.......in the world. In a small a small Belgian town on the French border, the unnamed motorist received a ticket in the mail from a speed camera, stating that his Opel Astra was clocked at 696 km/h, or 439mph...
  9. DooKey

    You Might Want to Hold Off on Upgrading macOS High Sierra

    It looks like the latest (10.13.4) macOS High Sierra update has a few bugs that are causing Macs to go into recovery mode upon installation completion. Some people have been able to boot into the new updated OS, but a lot of others can't. Consider this a public service announcement if you're an...
  10. A

    Windows won't shutdown, only restart

    Hey all, My up-to-date Windows 10 x64 install won't shutdown properly, or I guess technically it shuts down then turns back on after a few seconds. have tried the following: -disabled "wake on lan" and "event timers" in bios -ran 'power troubleshooter' with no results -ran sfc /scannow with...
  11. U

    The High Sierra Thread

    High Sierra has been available for a short while. Feel free to hop in and talk about experiences you're having with it. Apple's Info: https://www.apple.com/macos/high-sierra/ Features Article: https://www.macworld.com/article/3199825/macs/macos-high-sierra-features-specs-pricing-faq.html ===...
  12. T

    Graphical glitches with a stable graphics card, where does the issue come from?

    Hi, my current system is equipped with a Gigabyte GV-N670OC-2GD (with two monitors) and an Intel i5-3750K, running Windows 10 Pro and Linux Mint 18.2 Cinnamon in dual boot. I've been sighting graphical glitches for the past few days, sometimes one of my screens flashes black for a few frames...
  13. J

    Some Ryzen Linux Users Are Facing Issues With Heavy Compilation Loads

    https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Ryzen-Compiler-Issues It originally looked as an bug on GCC, but last research seems to confirm this is part of the older SMT/uop bug. Remember that earlier engineering samples had uop or the SMT disabled due to this bug. It seems that the bug...
  14. Zarathustra[H]

    NTFS Bug Allows Malicious Websites to Bluescreen Windows 7 and 8.1 Systems

    Russian site habrahabr.ru has a story up regarding how a new bug found in NTFS allows malformed filenames to bluescreen Windows 7 and 8.1 boxes. (Those of us not of unusual linguistic inclination can access an English version courtesy of Google Translate.) Apparently this issue is made worse by...
  15. Zarathustra[H]

    Smart Doorbell Bug Causes Massive Privacy Freakout

    Earlier in the month, a Reddit user noticed some odd traffic from his Ring branded smart doorbell and intercom going to a server related to Baidu in China. When this story was picked up by IoT For All, and reported as a huge vulnerability, it understandably set off quite a bit of concern among...
  16. A

    empirical evidence AMD drivers are really bad

    Exhibit A Exhibit B Exhibit C Exhibit D I REST MY CASE (read my video descriptions before you flame me or ask questions) tried to put it on AMD sub forum but it wont load please move.
  17. E

    Fallout 4 BUG - Pixilating at adges and some background. Need help.

    heya Folks! I have a big issue with Fallout 4 distance rendering and small town/closed room pixaling errors. It looks REALLY block all around npcs and other objects when in a small room or a town. When in open world exploring it shows up near the distance more. Things look coated with pixels...