Category Archives: devices

HP printers: Critical vulnerability (Sept. 2022)

[German]HP has published a warning about a buffer overflow vulnerability in the firmware of various printer models (Inkjet, Laserjet Pro and HP PageWide Pro printers) on September 21, 2022. One vulnerability even potentially allows remote code execution (RCE). Firmware updates … Continue reading

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Toner & ink subscription Brother EcoPro on the start

[German]The printer manufacturer Brother is also trying a subscription model for inks and toners – similar to HP. The whole thing is currently being tested in France, and Germany will follow at some point. Advertising

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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 ...

Google Chromecast with Google TV (HD)

[GER]Small addendum from this week: Google has introduced a new Chromecast model with support for Google TV (HD). With a Chromecast stick, you can stream wirelessly from a device (Android smartphone, desktop PC with Chrome browser) to a connected TV. … Continue reading

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iOS 16.0.2 released

[German]Small addendum: Apple has released iOS 16.0.2 for newer iPhone models on September 22, 2022. This is a maintenance update that is supposed to eliminate bugs and security gaps of the previous version. It also includes a fix for the … Continue reading

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On October 12, 2022 there will be an event at Microsoft

Microsoft has just invited to an event "to see what's next" on October 12, 2022. Insiders expect that the manufacturer will introduce new Surface Tablet PCs at this event. Advertising

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iPhone 14 Pro Max: Camera shakes/rattles on TikTok, Snapchat apps etc.

[German]A nasty surprise for proud owners of an iPhone 14 Pro Max. The expensive sweetheart flops as soon as videos are recorded in apps for TikTok, Snapchat, etc. There are a number of user complaints about shaking and rattling videos … Continue reading

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Lexmark firmware update closes vulnerability and fixes Windows printer issue

[German]Good news for owners of Lexmark printers. The manufacturer has finally provided the firmware updates for various models. On the one hand, these are supposed to eliminate a vulnerability in more than a hundred Lexmark printer models, which Lexmark already … Continue reading

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Attention: Backdoor in TechLogix Networx Power Delivery Unit; Isolate devices from Internet and Patch it

[German]There is a serious vulnerability (backdoor) in the firmware of power delivery units from the US manufacturer Networx. In older versions (prior to version 2.0.2a ), the firmware does not perform authentication, i.e. it is possible to switch off the … Continue reading

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Lenovo BIOS/UEFI updates fix vulnerabilities, hundreds of models affected (9.2022)

[German]Chinese computer manufacturer Lenovo has released updates for the BIOS/UEFI of hundreds of its computer models. These are intended to address serious vulnerabilities (CVE-2021-28216, CVE-2022-40134, CVE-2022-40135, CVE-2022-40136, CVE-2022-40137), which Lenovo describes in a security advisory.  Advertising

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Mitel MiVoice Connect is attacked by Lorenz ransomwareangegriffen

[German]Phone systems from Canadian manufacturer Mitel that are used in companies are being attacked by ransomware from the Lorenz Group. Arctic Wolf Labs suspects that Lorenz Ransomware Group has exploited the CVE-2022-29499 vulnerability to compromise Mitel MiVoice Connect systems to … Continue reading

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