Tag Archives: Smartphone

Google announces Pixel event to be held on October 6, 2022

[German]Google has posted an invitation for October 6, 2022. New smartphones and a smartwatch are shown in an animation. It is assumed that a Pixel 7 and a Pixel Watch will be unveiled. Advertising

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Vulnerabilities in Xiaomi smartphones

[German]Chinese vendor Xiaomi ships smartphones with vulnerabilities: A themes app that tries to bypass Google's built-in Android security protection. In addition, security researchers have discovered a vulnerability in MediaTek chips that make the payment system integrated in Xiaomi smartphones vulnerable. … 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 ...

USB-C as a uniform standard for charging cable is coming in Europe

[German]The next hurdle to make the USB-C standard as mandatory for charging cables for mobile devices in Europe has cleared – and the standard can probably come soon (Summer 2024). The Committee for the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) … Continue reading

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Speaker Gate: Audio output distorted on the Samsung Galaxy S22

[German]Some of the proud owners of a Samsung Galaxy S22 smartphone are facing a problem. The speakers of Samsung's flagship keep emitting unintelligible sounds, and people have to switch to a headset or earphones to understand audio output. The problem … Continue reading

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On January 4, 2022, support for BlackBerry ends

As a reminder, legacy services for BlackBerry 7.1 OS and earlier versions, BlackBerry 10 software, BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1 and earlier versions will no longer be available starting January 4, 2022.  After that date, devices running these legacy services and … Continue reading

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Pixel 6/6 Pro: Google has stopped the rollout of December 2021 Update

Google has stopped the rollout of the December 2021 Android security update for its Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones. The reason: After the update was released, some users reported that calls were interrupted or the connection dropped. Google … Continue reading

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Samsung folding smartphone – risk of losing the warranty after throw it to your bed?

[German]Throwing a smartphone onto a bed or a couch isn't normally a problem, nothing bad can actually happen. However, you should not do that if you own a Samsung foldable smartphone (Z Flip 3), since you might lose the warranty … Continue reading

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NSO Group's Pegasus spyware on many smartphones

[German]It started with a leaked list of about 50,000 phone numbers. Investigative research by the media then shed light on the surveillance of smartphone users by governments and private organizations. Numerous people around the world were spied on using Pegasus … Continue reading

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Gigaset: Roadblocks in cleaning up the malware attack (April 12, 2021)

[German]Older models of Gigaset smartphones have been attacked by malware via the manufacturer's update servers from March 26, 2021 – and increasingly from April 1, 2021. The manufacturer, Gigaset, has issued the information Lösung Malware-Angriff Smartphones with instructions on how … Continue reading

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Malware infection of Gigaset Android devices: Analyses and options for action (April 8/9. 2021) – Part 2

[German]In Part 1 I had analyzed the information Lösung Malware-Angriff Smartphones released by the company Gigaset on April 8, 2021 with regard to the automatic deletion of the malware infection of various Android devices. This works, according to previous feedback, … Continue reading

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