Category Archives: Security

Revision to CVE-2022-26414 (Windows DCOM Server Security Feature Bypass) dated June 28, 2022

[German]Microsoft has revised its description of CVE-2022-26414 (Windows DCOM Server Security Feature Bypass) to June 28, 2022. It has added security updates for Windows 10 version 21H2, Windows 11 and Windows Server 2022, as these Windows versions are also affected … Continue reading

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Cyber attack on food retailer Apetito

[German]apetito AG, a German baded food manufacturer (with international subsidiaries) of frozen menus, menu components and supplier for schools, daycare centers, hospital kitchens, has become a victim of a cyber attack. Nothing is working on their IT systems at the … Continue reading

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Decryptor for Hive ransomware v1 till v4 released

[German]Victims of Hive ransomware may hope to decrypt their encrypted files. This is because Korean security researchers have succeeded in developing a decryptor for versions 1 to 4 of this Hive ransomware. This was possible because there was a vulnerability … Continue reading

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German manufacturer Bizerba affected by cyber attack, IT systems shut down worldwide (6/27/2022)

[German]The manufacturer Bizerba (scales), located in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, has become a victim of a cyber attack during the night of Monday (June 27, 2022). As a result of this attack, all IT systems of this manufacturer were shut down worldwide. … Continue reading

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CISA warning about Log4Shell attacks on VMware Horizon systems (June 2022)

[German]U.S. Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Agency (CISA) issued a strong warning as of June 24, 2022, that the Log4Shell vulnerability disclosed in December 2021 is being targeted by groups to attack unpatched VMware Horizon systems. In one confirmed case of compromise, … Continue reading

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Chrome 103.0.5060.53

[German]Google has released the Google Chrome 103.0.5060.53 update for Windows and Mac on the desktop in the stable channel as of June 21, 2022. The security update closes 14 vulnerabilities (1 critical). In addition, there is the 102.0.5005.134 in the … Continue reading

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Security researcher finds vulnerability in Jacuzzi "SMARTTUB®" portal

[German]Jacuzzi whirlpools are also widespread. Some models are equipped with a SMARTTUB® system and can be managed remotely via smartphone (Android, iPhone). A user who had bought such a model wondered about an error in the access management portal during … Continue reading

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Phishing gang responsible for millions in losses busted up by Europol (June 21, 2022)

[German]The air for cybercriminals is getting thinner and thinner, judging by the reports from Europol. Europol has managed to dismantle a phishing gang responsible for millions in damages. The suspects sent emails and text messages with phishing links to fake … Continue reading

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European Security Blogger Awards 2022 – we have been awarded

[German]In May 2022 I had reported about the European Security Blogger Awards 2022 and the nomination of my German IT blog in the post Nomination for the European Cybersecurity Blogger Award 2022 – we are now underdogs. Today, June 21, … Continue reading

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DeadBold- and eCh0raix ransomware attacks on QNAP NAS (June 2022)

[German]QNAP system owners are currently under fire from two ransomware groups. Once, cases of infections with the eCh0raix ransomware were detected. This is where drives are encrypted. In addition, QNAP has recently published a security notice that warns against attacks … Continue reading

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