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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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Vulnerabilities in Citrix ADC, Gateway & SD-Wan, patch asap

[German]There are critical vulnerabilities in various Citrix products. The vendor has released security updates for Citrix Application Delivery Controller, Citrix Gateway and Citrix SD-WAN WANOP appliance. Administrators should urgently install the updates. Advertising

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Alert: Patch CVE-2020-2021 (in Palo Alto Networks products)

[German]Warning about the SAML vulnerability CVE-2020-2021 in various devices from the vendor Palo Alto and similar products. It can be assumed that the vulnerability will soon be exploited by cyber criminals to penetrate networks. Advertising

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Expired certificates kick IoT devices out of business

[German]Now a view at the ‘bitter end of smart devices’ such as smart TVs, refrigerators or other IoT devices (smart speakers, thermostats, etc.) becomes visible. There are not even missing updates for their software. Expired security certificates could kick those … Continue reading

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No more 32-bit Windows 10 from V2004 on new devices

[German]It looks like the 32-bit version of Windows 10 is dying slowly. On new devices shipped with Windows 10 2004, the operating system only will be a 64-bit installation. Advertising

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When the Oral B toothbrush controls your TV

[German]It’s been a few days since electric Bluetooth toothbrushes were ‘celebrated’ at trade fairs. Via the Bluetooth interface, you can access the data of the Oral B toothbrushes and get all kinds of information and do some unexpected things. Advertising

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