Tag Archives: iOS

iOS 17.3.1 released

Apple has just released iOS and iPadOS 17.3.1. According to deskmodder.de there is only one fix: "Text may unexpectedly appear twice or overlap when typing". Seems to have occurred in the Notes app, for example. Advertising

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iOS 17.3 released, closes 0-day

[German]Apple released the first update, iOS 17.3 for iPhones and iPadOS 17.3 for iPads, yesterday, January 22, 2024. In addition to a "Device Protection" function, it also fixes the first 0-day bug in the operating system. Here is a brief … 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 ...

Operating system/Windows share (December 2023)

[German]I haven't reported about it for a while, but it's time to take a quick look at the figures for operating system distribution on the desktop and, in particular, Microsoft Windows distribution and distribution across all devices. Advertising

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Apple has released iOS 17.2

Apple has released an (emergency) update to iOS/iPadOS 17.2 on December 11, 2023. According to Apple's security notes, a number of vulnerabilities, including the Bluetooth vulnerability, have been fixed. Engadget reports on this here. There are also improvements to Siri, … Continue reading

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Attention: Do not install the buggy WhatsApp update for iOS

[English]Brief information for WhatsApp users among our readers who use the app on iOS. On Saturday, December 9, 2023, there was an update to version However, this app version is blatantly buggy and shatters the WhatsApp functions – a … Continue reading

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iOS, macOS, Safari: Emergency updates close vulnerabilities

[German]Apple released updates for iOS, macOS and Safai a few hours ago. These emergency updates are intended to close critical security vulnerabilities (CVE-2023-42916 & CVE-2023-42917) that are already under attack. These vulnerabilities can expose sensitive data while browsing. So it's … Continue reading

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iLeakage: Unpatched Safari vulnerability – iOS 17.1 & macOS 14.1 released

[German]Apple has already released iOS 17.1 (also iPadOS) and macOS 14.1 on October 25, 2023. iOS 17.1 probably fixes an Exchange synchronization bug (described here in the blog), as a reader reports. In addition, a bug that reveals the MAC … Continue reading

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Exchange Active Sync-Bug in iOS 17.0.3

[German]Brief note to administrators who manage mobile devices with a mail connection to Microsoft's Exchange. A reader informed me about an annoying bug in iOS 17.0.3, which leads to problems with the appointment management (appointment commitments are delivered multiple times). … Continue reading

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iOS 17.0.3 fixes CVE-2023-42824 and the iPhone 15 heat problem

[German]Apple released the update to iOS 17.0.3 for compatible iPhone models on October 4, 2023. On the one hand, this update is supposed to close the vulnerability CVE-2023-42824 in libvpx. On the other hand, Apple promises to fix the heat … Continue reading

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iOS 17: Checks if the location settings have been changed

If you have an iPhone that has been updated to iOS 17, you should check the settings after the update. It could be that the location tracking settings have been changed and a disabled location tracking has been turned back … Continue reading

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