Category Archives: devices

Patch your MikroTik routers, there are attacks in the wild

[German]Users of micro-routers should urgently update their firmware. Because a vulnerability that became known two days ago is already being exploited for attacks.

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Windows phone: Skype, Teams, and Yammer are retiring

[German]Sad news for users of Windows Phone devices. The apps for Skype for Business, Microsoft Teams, and Yammer are retiring on May 20, 2018. Here are a few details.

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Critical vulnerability found in LG Network Storage Units (NAS)

[German]Do you run LG Network Storage Units (NAS) in a corporate or private environment? Then it’s time to act, because security researchers have found a (previously unpatched) critical remote code execution gap.

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Microsoft announces Linux based Azure Sphere OS

[German]Microsoft seems to be undergoing a radical change in strategy. The next operating system Azure Sphere OS for Internet of Things (IoT) will no longer be based on Windows, it’s based on a customized Linux kernel. Here are some information … Continue reading

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Support ends for 32 bit Nvidia graphics drivers (April 2018)

Starting in April 2018, chip manufacturer NVidia has discontinued support for 32-bit graphics drivers. From this point on there will be no driver updates (only security updates until January 2019) and game ready drivers. This is stated in this message … Continue reading

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Microsoft Intune supports CSV files

I don’t know if any of my blog readers manage their devices through Intune. Microsoft has just integrated support for CSV files in Intune, which can be used to upload device configurations.

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Intel: No Microcode Updates for some older CPUs

[German]Intel has stopped developing microcode updates to close the meltdown vulnerability for older CPUs. This can be seen in the latest Intel Microcode Update Guidance revision.

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How to empty Kyocera FS-1030D waste toner box?

[German]Today a short article from the ‘Do it yourself/fix it’ department. I’m using a Kyocera FS-1030D laser printer since years (low printing costs, duplex and Postscript support). But that printer had been ‘on strike’ for a while, and a few … Continue reading

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Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ has touchscreen issues

[German]Samsung’s flagships Galaxy S9 and S9+ has just hit the market. But there are already reports from device owners complaining about touch screen dead spot issues. The touch screens of the affected devices do not react at certain points. Samsung … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Mobile (Version 1703): Fix for PDF rendering bug

[German]Users of a Lumia with Windows 10 Mobile who are still using version 1703 can be happy. Microsoft has released an update that fixes the PDF display error in the Microsoft Edge browser.

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