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Western Digital sued for failing WD SanDisk SSDs

Western Digital sued for failing WD SanDisk SSDs

Western Digital (WD) has been sued in the U.S. for failing WD SanDisk 2TB Extreme Pro SSDs. Several other models also allegedly suffer from the underlying issues that cause these devices to fail. Moreover, WD recently issued an update that only exacerbates the problem. According to the plaintif... Read more

date9 months ago
Update for Microsoft Surface Duo smartphones leads to issues

Update for Microsoft Surface Duo smartphones leads to issues

A recent firmware update for the Surface Duo and Duo 2 smartphones has not worked very well. The phones are rebooting randomly or not booting up quite correctly. The tech giant is investigating the problem. The recent May 2023 firmware update for the tech giant's Surface Duo and Duo 2 smartphone... Read more

date12 months ago
HP firmware still contains unpatched vulnerabilities

HP firmware still contains unpatched vulnerabilities

Researchers from security firm Binarly warned of unpatched vulnerabilities in HP firmware. Some of the vulnerabilities were reported to HP months ago. Affected hardware remains highly vulnerable. Binarly develops an AI-based security platform. The company's researchers recently warned of severa... Read more

date2 years ago
Netgear resolves inferior Orbi firmware update

Netgear resolves inferior Orbi firmware update

Netgear has finally fixed deficient Orbi firmware in its latest update, which intercepts user access to the device's admin console. On April 27th, Netgear, a networking hardware company, launched a firmware update 4.6.8.2 for the Orbi various models of mesh Wi-Fi systems, including RBR750, RBS75... Read more

date2 years ago
DigiCert acquires Mocana to accelerate in the IoT market

DigiCert acquires Mocana to accelerate in the IoT market

DigiCert aims to improve its growth in the IoT market with the newest acquisition of Mocana DigiCert is a digital security provider which recently acquired Mocana Corp. Mocana was founded in 2004 as an IoT security provider designed to protect devices from firewall failures. This is done by ensu... Read more

date2 years ago
‘Businesses aren’t worried enough about firmware attacks’

‘Businesses aren’t worried enough about firmware attacks’

According to Microsoft, 80 percent of companies have experienced an attack on their firmware in the last two years. However, only a small part of the security budget is dedicated to protecting this data. This is according to the Security Signals report written by Microsoft for March 2021. In it,... Read more

date3 years ago

Intel fixed leaks that can be used to install malicious firmware

Last week, Intel rolled out fixes for some vulnerabilities that allowed attackers to install malicious firmware in millions of computers using Intel CPUs. The number of sensitive documents stored on computers over the past ten years has increased. This prompted hardware and software developers t... Read more

date4 years ago
Microsoft announces end-of-support for Surface drivers and firmware

Microsoft announces end-of-support for Surface drivers and firmware

If you wondered how long Microsoft would continue to provide driver and firmware updates for specific Surface tablets and PC's, then wonder no more because the software behemoth has released information about that. Last week, Microsoft publicly announced device support dates for some of their Su... Read more

date4 years ago
HPE launches a secure supply chain for industry-grade servers

HPE launches a secure supply chain for industry-grade servers

HPE (Hewlett-Packard Enterprise) launched a reliable supply chain initiative last week to address the growth in demand for domestically manufactured and trustworthy servers. The company announced that it shipped its first ProLiant DL380T servers. The servers were made in a secure facility and in... Read more

date4 years ago
Microsoft Defender ATP gets built-in firmware protection

Microsoft Defender ATP gets built-in firmware protection

Microsoft already offered firmware protection in so called secured-core computers, which have a hardware root of trust. Now the tech giant goes a step further by adding firmware protectoin to Microsoft Defender ATP (advanced threat protection). The secured-core PCs were Microsoft's answer to the... Read more

date4 years ago
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