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Anchor Eufy Door Bell security cameras with vulnerabilities, data transferred to the cloud, Homebase 2 also has vulnerabilities

[German]Anker Eufy Door Bell security cameras are also sold in Germany. A security researcher has now found several security vulnerabilities in the firmware of the Eufy cameras. These transfer user images and facial recognition data to the cloud without the … Continue reading

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European Union decided on USB C charging cable as a standard

[German]The common European standard for charging cables for mobile devices, which is based on the USB-C interface, has been decided and can now come. Following the overwhelming approval of the European Parliament on October 4, 2022, the Council of EU … 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 ...

Attention: Backdoor in TechLogix Networx Power Delivery Unit; Isolate devices from Internet and Patch it

[German]There is a serious vulnerability (backdoor) in the firmware of power delivery units from the US manufacturer Networx. In older versions (prior to version 2.0.2a ), the firmware does not perform authentication, i.e. it is possible to switch off the … Continue reading

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HP computers: Six firmware vulnerabilities unpatched for a year

[German]There are six serious vulnerabilities in the firmware of HP systems for the business sector (notebooks, desktops, etc.) that have not been fixed by updates for a year. There are still no firmware updates for some HP enterprise systems, although … Continue reading

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Ransomware on IoT: Different security approach needed for IoT devices

[German]We've probably become accustomed to daily ransomware attacks on IT systems. But with the rise of IoT devices, there is a growing threat of such security incidents. CheckPoint says IoT devices need a different security approach to counter this threat … Continue reading

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More than 80,000 HikVision surveillance cameras exploitable

[German]Security researchers found over 80,00 surveillance cameras from HikVision that are exploitable and are accessible via the Internet. Attackers could take over these systems at any time via vulnerabilities using code injection. HikVision has already published a firmware update to … Continue reading

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Epson disables printers due to "obsolete ink sponges"

[German]Users of a printer from the Japanese manufacturer Epson might experience an unpleasant surprise. On certain devices, a message suddenly appears that a "part in the device" has reached the end of its life. The printer still works, but is … Continue reading

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ASUS/Gigabyte Mainboards: CosmicStrand Rootkit found in UEFI Firmware

[German]Security researchers from Kaspersky have tracked down a malware that was hidden in the UEFI firmware of various mainboards from ASUS and Gigabyte. The Chinese malware, CosmicStrand, is said to have been undetected in the UEFI of the affected motherboards … Continue reading

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DeadBold- and eCh0raix ransomware attacks on QNAP NAS (June 2022)

[German]QNAP system owners are currently under fire from two ransomware groups. Once, cases of infections with the eCh0raix ransomware were detected. This is where drives are encrypted. In addition, QNAP has recently published a security notice that warns against attacks … Continue reading

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Critical CVE-2022-20825 in Cisco small business routers will not be fixed

[German]A critical vulnerability CVE-2022-20825 exists in the RV110W, RV130, RV130W and RV215W small business routers, which has been assigned a CVE score of 9.8. Due to a lack of authentication, the vulnerability allows for remote command execution as well as … Continue reading

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