Tag Archives: devices

Preliminary injunction: Lenovo stops sale of Notebooks, PCs and Tablets in Germany

[German]Chinese vendor Lenovo has just stopped selling all computers (notebooks, desktop PCs and tablets) in Germany. The reason is a patent dispute with the Finnish company Nokia about licenses to use the video codec H.264 and a preliminary injunction. Lenovo … Continue reading

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Bug in Thales modules endangers security of millions of connected devices

[German]A vulnerability in Thales modules threatens the security of millions of critical, interconnected devices in the automotive, energy, telecommunications and medical sectors. It allows hackers to hijack the device or access the internal network. In some cases, the vulnerability can … Continue reading

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ThunderSpy: Thunderbolt 3 vulnerabilities

[German]Security researchers have just disclosed vulnerabilites in the Thunderbolt 3 connector that can be used to spy on devices. They provided tools to check Linux and Windows system for these vulnerabilities. Advertising

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Secure-Core PCs protect Windows against driver attacks

[German]The Windows Platform Security Team discusses the technology that secure core PCs can protect Windows against attacks on the kernel, e.g. by compromised drivers. Advertising

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EU initiative ‘Waste reduction and the right to repair

[German]The EU Commission wants to take action against the waste and also electronic devices waste, i.e. appliances that are left without updates shortly after market launch, or devices which are broken just after end of warranty and then be thrown … Continue reading

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Vulnerability CVE-2020-9054 affects Zyxel USG/ATP firewalls

[German]Zyxel’s USG/ATP firewalls are also affected by the CVE-2020-9054 vulnerability, as is their NAS. The vendor has released a firmware update to close the vulnerability. Advertising

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Cisco and the Kr00k Wi-Fi vulnerability

[German]The CVE-2020-3172 vulnerability in Broadcom Wi-Fi chips also affects several Cisco products (switches, etc.). The company released a security advisory this week, but has not yet released firmware updates to close the vulnerability. Advertising

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Kr00k: Wi-Fi vulnerability puts millions of devices at risk

[German]Security researchers at ESET have discovered a vulnerability in Broadcom and Cypress WLAN chips that could compromise the WPA2 encryption of millions of devices (routers). Here is some information on the subject. Advertising

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Cisco patches critical CDP vulnerabilities (02/05/2020)

[German]Cisco has issued a security advisory and firmware updates related to critical vulnerabilities im Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP). These vulnerabilities puts millions of Cisco devices at risk. Advertising

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List of D-Link routers with unfixed RCE vulnerabilities

[German]Vendor D-Linkis known for not patching vulnerable routers in time. Now I’ve got information which router models with remote code execution (REC) vulnerabilities will remain unfixed. Advertising

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