Category Archives: ios

Security updates: iOS 15.4.1 and macOS Monterey 12.3.1

[German]Apple has released two security updates for macOS 12.3.1 (Monterey) and iOS/iPad OS 15.4.1. These patches close vulnerabilities CVE-2022-22675 (in AppleAVD for iOS and macOS) and CVE-2022-22674 in the macOS Intel graphics driver. Apple has received reports that the vulnerabilities … Continue reading

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iOS and iPadOS 15.4 and macOS 12.3 released

[German]Apple has released an update to iOS and iPadOS 15.4 as well as macOS 12.3 on March 14, 2022. On the iPhone, Face ID is supported with the mouth-nose mask on. Here is brief overview of these updates. 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 ...

CISA: US agencies must install iOS 15.3.1/macOS 12.2.1 update till Feb. 25, 2022

[German]Apple has released an emergency update for iOS (and macOS, as well as the Safari browser) last week to fix a critical RCE vulnerability (CVE-2022-22620) in WebKit. The U.S. Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has instructed all U.S. agencies … Continue reading

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iOS 15.2 released

Apple has released the update to iOS 15.2 for compatible iPhones (from iPhone 6s) and iPads (from iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad 5th Gen., iPad mini 4) on Dec. 13, 2021. Via the Apple page HT201222, one can access … Continue reading

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iOS 15.1 and the slow calendar app

[German]Since Apple released iOS 15.1 for suitable devices (see iOS 15.1 released), users have complained that the devices have become unusable for certain apps. The Calendar app in particular seems to be extremely slow to respond, as users also discuss … Continue reading

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iOS 15.1 released

[German]Apple has released the update to iOS 15.1 and iPadOS 15.1 on October 25, 2021. This update is available for iPhone 6s and newer, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and newer, iPad 5th generation and newer, iPad mini … Continue reading

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Tianfu Cup 2021: Exchange 2019 and iPhone hacked

[German]I think the developers at Apple and Microsoft – as well as some other software companies – will have their work cut out for them. At the Chinese Tianfu Cup 2021, which is currently (Oct. 16./17. 2021) underway, there was … Continue reading

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Let's Encrypt certificate trouble with Windows, Sophos UTM, macOS/iOS (2021/09/30)

[German]As of September 30, 2021, some root certificates that Let's-Encrypt used to sign user certificates expired. This meant that certain devices or applications could no longer access websites or mail servers. I have seen cases with iOS 14/15 and macOS, … Continue reading

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Chinese UC browser leaks user data in iOS and Android, even in Inkognito mode

[German]The Chinese company Alibaba offers an app called UC Browser for Android and iOS via its subsidiary UCWeb (resides in Singapore). The browser is ranked fourth in the world by the number of users. Now it has come out that … Continue reading

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iPhone: iOS 14 bug prevents SMS and iMessages notifications

[German]Users of iPhones running iOS 14 are complaining that they are not getting notifications for incoming SMS text or iMessages messages. This appears to be a bug in iOS 14 that can also affect notifications from other apps. Advertising

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