Category Archives: devices

Vulnerability in TP-Link-Router TL-WR841N/TL-WR841ND

[German]Security advice for owners of the TP-Link routers TL-WR841N and TL-WR841ND. Both models have security vulnerabilities, making the devices vulnerable to brute force and and cross-site request forgery attacks..

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Apple iOS 12 introduced: faster, AR and more

As expected, Apple introduced its iOS 12 yesterday at WWDC 2018 and released its first beta of developers. The new operating system for iPhone, iPad, iPod should be more modest and run on the same hardware as iOS 11.

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Security updates for macOS, iOS, Safari etc.

Little information from last Friday. Apple has released security updates for its operating systems iOS and macOS, as well as various products such as the Safari browser, effective June 1, 2018. These updates are intended to close security gaps in … Continue reading

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Does an update bricks the Surface Pro 3 Touchscreen?

[German]I just ask this as a question here: Do you have issues with your after a (firmware-) update of Surface Pro 3, in such a way that the touchscreen doesn’t work anymore? 

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Firmware-Update for Surface 3 (May 30th 2018)

[German]It was a big surprise and I could not believe it, but Microsoft has released a firmware update for Surface 3 end of May 2018. It also contains a mitigation against the Spectre v2 CPU vulnerability.

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Surface Studio: Trouble with Windows 10 V1803

[German]The upgrade to Windows 10 April Update (version 1803) is probably not running really smooth. Especially some users of Microsoft’s Surface Studio are pissed, because the mouse causes trouble after the upgrade.

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Surface Pro: reliability update

Microsoft has provided a reliability update for the Surface Pro. This is another firmware update that Microsoft has provided for the device since March 15, 2018.

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Google and Microsoft unveil Spectre V4 CPU vulnerability

[German]Microsoft and Google have jointly disclosed a new CPU vulnerability on May 21, 2018. This vulnerability is comparable to the Meltdown and Spectre weaknesses discovered at the beginning of the year.

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Surface Laptop firmware update for docking compatibility

Microsoft released another firmware update for it’s Surface Laptop. The new firmware (Surface – Firmware – 135.2139.257.0) contains a Surface System Aggregator – Firmware and promises to improve docking compatibility. To manually download the firmware and drivers package for the … Continue reading

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Microsoft Intune supports Samsung Knox Mobile Enrolement

Another short information for administrators who manage mobile devices via Microsoft Intune. Microsoft Intune now supports Knox Mobile Enrollment, i.e. you can now configure and manage Samsung Android devices that use Knox. For this purpose, MDM profiles can be configured … Continue reading

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