Category Archives: devices

New Jabra headset issues (e.g. Engage 75) with MS Teams (Jan./Feb. 2023).

[German]Another note for administrators and users of Jabra headsets (e.g. Jabra Engage 75) who use them in a corporate environment with Microsoft Teams. After there were already problems in connection with Microsoft Teams in December 2022, which were fixed via … Continue reading

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Does AMD's Windows WHQL driver bricks RDNA 2 RX 6000 GPUs?

[German]Can a driver update bricks AMD graphics cards (AMD 6800/6900 GPUs) from AMD? There are hints from users that exactly this might have happened after a driver update – whereby we are talking about WHQL Windows drivers certified by Microsoft. … Continue reading

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

End of support older for Arlo security cameras in April 2023

[German]Does anyone use security cameras from the vendor Arlo? The manufacturer will discontinue support for older models in April 2023. This is the next unsightly development in the smart home space, where people are running around with devices that no … Continue reading

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Issues restoring backups due to VDM with Intel Core i5 11th generation CPUs

[German]Unusual experience reported to me by a blog reader. He suddenly found himself facing the problem of not being able to write back a backup he had made on his Acer Swift 3 with an 11th generation Intel Core i5. … Continue reading

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D-Link: End of support for mydlink Home and mydlink Baby Monitor Apps and Cloud Services (Dec. 30, 2022)

[German]Are you using D-Link products like the mydlink Baby Monitor or mydlink Home. Today, December 30, 2022, vendor D-Link will shut down certain cloud services. The aforementioned devices will then become electronic junk because their functionality will be lost. An … Continue reading

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Thousands unpatched Citrix servers vulnerable via critical vulnerabilities

[German]Citrix has been releasing security updates for critical vulnerabilities in Citrix ADC and gateway products and issuing security alerts for them over the past few months. However, it appears that thousands of Citrix ADCs and Citrix Gateways are vulnerable with … Continue reading

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German white hat hackers buys US military biometrics equipment with Afghanistan biometric database at auction

[German]German white hacker organization purchased several used U.S. military biometrics devices at auction through an online auction platform (presumably eBay). During the forensic investigation, it became obvious that the military and the manufacturer used irresponsible handling. Data located on the … Continue reading

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Surface Laptop 2: End of support on December 27, 2022

[German]A brief note for owners of a Microsoft Surface Laptop 2. Today, December 27, 2022, Microsoft's support for this device expires. A quick look at what this means for owners of such a device and how long this model was … Continue reading

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Keyboard Corsair K100 mysteriously auto typing characters and texts – it's not a keylogger or malware – blame the firmware

[German]Users of a mechanical Corsair K100 keyboard complain that it "types" words or sentences by itself.  However, the fears of some users that a keylogger or a malware is causing that behavior are not true. According to the manufacturer, it … Continue reading

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Anker's Eufy deletes privacy pledges – time to disable cameras?

[German]The Anker subsidiary Eufy seems to have removed statements regarding data privacy and the use of surveillance camera data from its documentation and corporate website. This was reported by The Verge, which had asked the provider about the matter. The … Continue reading

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