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
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 220.127.116.11 for the Orbi various models of mesh Wi-Fi systems, including RBR750, RBS75... Read more
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
‘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
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
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
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
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
BMC Firmware Errors on Gigabyte and Lenovo Servers
Gigabyte and Lenovo released firmware updates for some of their server motherboards after security risks were found in MergePoint EMS, in the firmware of a component of the motherboards. Two different bugs combined with end-of-life and a complex supply chain make patching rather complex, reports ZDN... Read more
Logitech comes with fix for APIs for her IoT hub
Logitech has announced a fix for the issues end users may have with its Harmony Hub for IoT applications since a recent firmware security update that shuts down remote APIs. The fix should especially satisfy end users with self-developed APIs.
The peripherals manufacturer recently updated its Harmon... Read more