Tag Archives: Dell

Dell: New BIOS is causing Bitlocker issues

[German]Just a brief note for owners of Dell devices using Bitlocker under Windows. Dell has released a BIOS update that can cause issues with Bitlocker encryption. 

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Windows 10 V1803 released for blocked Dell Alienware PCs

Microsoft has begun to ship its previously blocked Windows 10 April Update (V1803) to Dell Alienware PCs and Notebooks. The devices are automatically updated to the new Windows 10 build.

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Dell looses control over domain to a squatter, Malware delivered?

Bad fail for Dell. They forgot to renew an Internet domain used for data recovery. A squatter grabbed the domain and immediately started delivering malware. It took Dell a month to get the domain back in control.

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Is KB4038777 killing Windows 7 activation on Dell systems?

Maybe people who use Dell systems with Windows 7 Professional can say something about this. It seems that update KB4038777 destroys Windows 7 Professional activation on Dell systems.

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Vulnerabilities and Backdoors in Dell’s SonicWALL

Some bad news for users of Dell’s SonicWALL security solution. Security researchers has identified six Vulnerabilities including a hidden ‘Backdoor’ in Dell’s SonicWALL Global Management System (GMS), Version 8.1 (Build: 8110.1197).

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BIOS-Updates for Dell XPS 13 and XPS 15

Dell has released two BIOS updates for XPS 13 and XPS 15 that fixes a couple of bugs and enhance both systems. Here’s what has been fixed.

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Microsoft Security-Advisory 3119884 (Dell root certificates)

Microsoft has published Security Advisory 3119884 Inadvertently Disclosed Digital Certificates Could Allow Spoofing. This advisory addresses the Dell root-CA-certificate desaster.

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An issue in Dell Foundation Service allows user tracking

Another bad day for Dell Inc. Their Dell Foundation Services version 2.3.3800.0A00 and below comes with a serious security issue. Dell Foundation Services can be exploited by a malicious website to leak the Dell service tag of a Dell system, … Continue reading

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Dell’s Superfish 2: Devices shipped with cloneable Root certificate

Bad news for Dell customes – this vendor has shipped an unsecure, self signed root CA certifcate (eDellRoot) on new Dell desktop and tablet devices. The odd thing: This certificate may be used to sign own certificates and decrypt https-data.

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