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Vulnerabilities in Realtek SDK put IoT devices at risk

[German]Security researchers at IoT Inspector have found multiple vulnerabilities in a Realtek SDK that allow unauthenticated attackers to fully compromise a device and execute arbitrary code with the highest privileges. The SDK is used by many OEMs to implement WiFi … Continue reading

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Pulse Connect Secure RCE Vulnerability CVE-2021-22937

[German]The ncccgroup released a Technical Advisory as of August 5 warning of the RCE vulnerability CVE-2021-22937 in Pulse Connect Secure. The Pulse Connect Secure appliance suffers from an uncontrolled archive extraction vulnerability that allows an attacker to overwrite arbitrary files, … Continue reading

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QNAP investigates AgeLocker ransomware attacks (04/29/2021)

[German]Just recently, QNAP NAS drives were encrypted by a ransomware attack – I went into this topic in the blog post The The QNAP disaster: Ransomware attack on NAS devices. Now the next attack is due. The vendor has again … Continue reading

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The QNAP disaster: Ransomware attack on NAS devices

[German]Another small addendum from this week regarding QNAP security. The manufacturer QNAP has removed a backdoor in the form of an account in the disaster recovery app for NAS backup. In addition, QNAP NAS devices seem to have fallen victim … Continue reading

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Apple shows repairability index on products in France

[German]Apple has started displaying a repairability index in France in its web stores for the purchase of new devices. The company is thus fulfilling a regulatory requirement so that customers can find out about the repairability of an iPhone, iPad … Continue reading

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TP-Link TL-WA701ND AP and a ‘Backdoor’

[German]The TP-Link TL-WA701ND AP creates a WLAN network with a hidden SSID, which acts like a backdoor into a network behind the device. A user came across this backdoor by chance. Advertising

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Slingbox discontinued

Slingbox has developed devices, that promises to stream cable services through a single interface and watch them on your phone, tablet, computers and other TVs. Now the vendor has announced, that they discontinued the service of it’s product. Advertising

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Fix for critical helpdesk vulnerability in QNAP NAS devices (Oct. 7, 2020)

[German]Vendor QNAP has fixed two critical vulnerabilities in its helpdesk application that could allow potential attackers to take over unpatched Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices from QNAP. Advertising

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Windows 10 Update KB4583263: Fix for HP Battery Health Manager

[German]Microsoft and HP have released update KB4583263 for different Windows 10 versions on October 8, 2020. This optional update is intended to fix issues with HP Battery Health Manager settings on various HP business notebooks. Advertising

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Wi-Fi issues: iOS 14.x constantly uses new Wi-Fi MAC addresses

[German]Users of Apple iPads and iPhones that have switched to the new iOS 14 may run into ossies with WLAN access. The devices is using constantly new Wi-Fi MAC addresses. This may causes trouble with routers when MAC filtering is … Continue reading

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