Tag Archives: Security

Zerologon Exploits are used in the wild, patching (Windows Server, Samba) recommended

[German]I bring up the Zerologon vulnerability issue again. Microsoft warns that attackers actively use the Windows Server Zerologon exploits for attacks. Windows Server administrators should urgently install the necessary security updates. But Samba servers are also vulnerable. Here is some … Continue reading

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Strava expose private data to nearby users, check your privacy settings

[German]Incorrect settings can cause the popular Strava running and cycling app (and service) to make the user’s information available to third parties nearby. For privacy reasons you should take a closer look at this and check your settings. Advertising

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Microsoft’s new designed ‘Security Update Guide’

[German]Microsoft has re-designed it’s page informing about all security updates released. The page is for IT professionals and users who are searching details about security updates from Microsoft. Advertising

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Operation DisrupTor: 179 Dark Net actors arrested

[German]In a coordinated opration, international law enforcement agencies led by the German Federal Criminal Police (BKA) have arrested 179 persons involved in the purchase and sale of illegal goods and services in the Dark Net all over the world. The … Continue reading

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Watch OS 7 & iOS 14 breaks Authenticator app functionality

[German]A brief information for user of an Apple smart watch or iOS 14 device, using Microsoft’s Authenticator app. After updating to Watch OS 7 or iOS 14, communication with the two-factor authentication app no longer works. And there are also … Continue reading

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Unprotected Microsoft Bing Server leaks search queries, location data

[German]An unsecured Microsoft Bing server allowed third parties to retrieve search queries and user location data. Among the data disclosed was device information – but no personal data. In some cases, however, the combination of this data can identify users. … Continue reading

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CISA Warning: Patch your Windows Servers against CVE-2020-1472 (Zerologon)

[German]The United States Agency for Cyber Security and Infrastructure Security (CISA) has issued an emergency order giving the U.S. government agencies a four-day deadline to implement a Windows Server patch against the Zerologon vulnerability (CVE-2020-1472). Advertising

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Data leak at online provider windeln.de confirmed

 [German]The German online vendor windeln.de operated an insecure server, so that the personal data of 700,000 customers could be accessed. After I reported about it here in the blog and the whole thing went further afield, the provider issued a … Continue reading

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Data leak: Corona test results of almost 400,000 Slovaks public

[German]Serious data leak in Slovakia: The corona test results of almost 400,000 Slovaks were publicly available on the Internet. There is no need for hackers anymore if personal data is handled so carelessly. Advertising

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Video Encoder for HiSilicon-Chips (Huawei) with critical vulnerabilities

[German]Security researcher Alexei Kojenov has discovered serious security vulnerabilities in software video encoders written for HI3520D chipsets from Huawei subsidiary HiSilicon. Because of a discovered access with a standard password, he even writes from a backdoor. Advertising

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