The malicious banking malware has been spotted targeting users in Russia and other Russian-speaking countries.
The explosion comes just a day after an iPhone 6S battery exploded in Zurich, burning the hand of a repairman who was removing it from the device.
The Meltdown and Spectre flaws affect nearly every modern processor and impact a range of devices such as computers, smartphones, tablets and servers.
Phill Bland believes his wife's phone has started to recognise him as the owner and he can now unlock it with his face.
Smartphones being demoed at CES in Las Vegas are offering up unique features to draw attention, such as an inbuilt projector and 90s throwback.
"'LightsOut reminds us once again that users need to be wary of downloading from app stores," researchers said.
While most apps seemed to be available on Google Play Store some were also spotted on Apple's App Store as well.
Owners of the Samsung Galaxy 8 and Note 8 are reportedly experiencing problems charging their phones once they have gone flat.
The device is hardly two-inches tall and probably the cutest gadget you will ever see.
"These platforms don't offer the kind of capabilities we need to expand our app's features in the future," the company said.
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Apple has released a statement confirming it is slowing down older model iPhones. Apple claims it protects users from an aging battery.
Renders of new Samsung Galaxy S9 suggest headphone jack will remain and fingerprint scanner will be moved away from camera lens.
After a Chinese woman realised other people could unlock her phone despite claims it was impossible, Apple has been accused of failing minorities.
Smartphone users not ready to embrace Face ID and iris scanners will soon be able to scan their fingerprints through the screen.
One of "top five" phone manufacturers rumoured to be unveiling device at CES with radical fingerprint scanner beneath the screen.
Apple, Samsung and Google need to strike while the iron is hot. It's been a great year for the iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy and Pixel 2, but there is still work to be done.
Apple could look to appease fans in 2018 who are frustrate by the new models' fragile all-glass design.