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Using Ubiquiti Router with standard passwords? Reset your device after a spy network was unfold

[German]International law enforcement agencies (FBI, BKA etc.) have broken up a suspected Russian espionage network that was infecting routers from the manufacturer Ubiquiti. The spy network has been shut down last week. However, users of Ubiquiti routers should now reset … Continue reading

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Security incident: 13,000 Wyze camera users see images of other users

[German]Security camera vendor, Wyze, recently experienced technical problems. Users reported that they were suddenly shown other people's camera images. The provider has now confirmed the security incident. Around 13,000 users were affected and were shown the camera data of other … Continue reading

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

FRITZ!Box: Entering the URL fritz.box suddenly redirects to an external page

[German]Problem for users of an AVM FRITZ!Box family broadband routers who try to access the router's administration interface from the home network. However, when entering the URL fritz.box, users do not end up on the routers firmware FRITZ!Box login page, … Continue reading

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WTF: HP claims to "protect" users from "viruses" by blocking third-party ink cartridges

[German]It's crazy or "what the fuck" (WTF) what printer manufacturer HP is sucking out of its fingers again. The company has attracted a lot of negative attention because it blocks third-party ink cartridges through firmware updates, even retrospectively. There have … Continue reading

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iPhone survives fall from almost 5 km after flight 1282 accident

[German]In the USA, an iPhone and another smartphone were found to have survived a free fall from a height of around 4.8 km from an airplane in which a door had broken off in flight. The iPhone was even still … Continue reading

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Fingerprint sensors and thus Windows Hello can be bypassed via vulnerabilities

[German]Microsoft is using Windows Hello in its operating system for password-free login. This is supposed to be more secure than a password, as it cannot be stolen. Security researchers were asked by Microsoft's Offensive Research and Security Engineering (MORSE) to … Continue reading

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Citrix Bleed: Vulnerability CVE-2023-4966 leaks session tokens in NetScaler ADC and Gateway, PoC available

[German]I would guess that Citrix users on unpatched instances are "under fire" once again, because more information is now available on the recently disclosed vulnerability CVE-2023-4966. Under the term "Citrix Bleed", security researchers have described how Citrix NetScaler ADC and … Continue reading

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Google Pixel Watch: No repair for broken glass

[German]If you own a smartwatch, you might be annoyed when the expensive device becomes unusable due to a crack in the glass. Google has now confirmed that it will not offer a repair option for its Pixel Watch to replace … Continue reading

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Security update to FRITZ!OS 7.57 (7.31) closes serious vulnerability

[German]The Berlin-based German manufacturer of routers, AVM, has released its FRITZ.OS version 7.57 for eligible FRITZ!Box models on September 4, 2023. AVM only writes that this firmware update is a necessary stability and security update. It is therefore unclear which … Continue reading

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Malicious firmware "Horse Shell" exposed as backdoor for TP-Link routers

[German]Security researchers from Check Point Research (CRP) have discovered a backdoor called "Horse Shell" while analyzing cyberattacks on European institutions. This was injected as firmware on TP-Link routers by a Chinese state-sponsored APT group called "Camaro Dragon." Check Point Research … Continue reading

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