A security researcher at Palo Alto Networks has discovered a vulnerability in the Android operating system that makes it possible for hackers to slip malware in masquerading as a legitimate application. While Google has released patches to correct the problem, the flaw is still thought to affect nearly 50% of Android devices, Zhi Xu says.
A software glitch caused some iPhone owners in Europe to wake up an hour late Monday. The error kept the phone's alarm clock from automatically updating for Daylight Saving Time, which ended a week earlier than in the U.S. The mishap was followed by numerous grumbles from tardy Twitter users.