Tag Archives: Bluetooth

Design flaws endanger low energy Bluetooth devices

[German]A design flaw compromises the safety of low energy Bluetooth devices such as fitness trackers or smart speakers. These are prone to hacker attacks due to the flaw. Advertising

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Windows 10 V1903: Update KB4505903 breaks Bluetooth speaker connection

[German]Cumulative Update KB4505903, released July 26, 2019, breaks the connection to Bluetooth speakers. Microsoft has just confirmed this as a known issue. Advertising

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Windows 8–10: Update blocks Bluetooth pairing

[German]With the June 2019 security updates for Windows 8 to Windows 10, Microsoft is also patching the Bluetooth features. Some users recognizes that their Bluetooth devices can no longer pair after installing an update. This is by design and not … Continue reading

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Bluetooth 5.1 improves support for location services

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has released version 5.1 of the Bluetooth Core spezification. This offers a new direction finding feature with direction recognition and centimeter accurate position detection that significantly improves Bluetooth-based location services. It enables the development … Continue reading

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Intel Bluetooth driver released via Windows Update (02/15/2017)?

[German]Just a short question: I got a tip, that Microsoft has released a new Intel Bluetooth driver via Windows Update a few days ago. No more details are given. Advertising

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Update Rollup KB3172605 for Windows 7 SP1/Server 2008 R2 SP1 screws up Bluetooth

[German]Microsoft has release update rollup KB3172605 for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 at 07/21/2016. This update shall fix a few non security issues, but breaks (Intel) Bluetooth. Advertising

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