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New Windows/Linux Firmware Attack

Schneier on Security

Interesting attack based on malicious pre-OS logo images : LogoFAIL is a constellation of two dozen newly discovered vulnerabilities that have lurked for years, if not decades, in Unified Extensible Firmware Interfaces responsible for booting modern devices that run Windows or Linux… The vulnerabilities are the subject of a coordinated mass disclosure (..)

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The great non-free-firmware transition

Kali Linux

TL;DR: Dear Kali user, when you have a moment, check your /etc/apt/sources.list , and add non-free-firmware if ever it’s missing. Programmatically speaking: kali@kali:~$ sudo sed -i 's/non-free$/non-free non-free-firmware/' /etc/apt/sources.list Long story now. non-free-firmware is already enabled in your sources.list.

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Canon Printers: Critical CVE-2024-2184 (CVSS 9.8) Flaw Requires Immediate Firmware Update

Penetration Testing

Flaw Requires Immediate Firmware Update appeared first on Penetration Testing. This vulnerability affects specific models within their multifunction printer ranges. Risk Assessment If an affected... The post Canon Printers: Critical CVE-2024-2184 (CVSS 9.8)

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Android devices shipped with backdoored firmware as part of the BADBOX network

Security Affairs

Researchers warn that more than 70,000 Android smartphones, CTV boxes, and tablets were shipped with backdoored firmware as part of BADBOX network. Cybersecurity researchers at Human Security discovered a global network of consumer products, dubbed BADBOX, with firmware backdoors installed and sold through a compromised hardware supply chain.

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GrapheneOS: Frequent Android auto-reboots block firmware exploits

Bleeping Computer

GrapheneOS, a privacy and security-focused Android-based operating system, has posted a series of tweets on X suggesting that Android should introduce frequent auto-reboots to make it harder for forensic software vendors to exploit firmware flaws and spy on the users. [.]

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Security Vulnerabilities in Android Firmware

Schneier on Security

Researchers have discovered and revealed 146 vulnerabilities in various incarnations of Android smartphone firmware. And since they're firmware bugs, in many cases there is no ability to patch them. The vulnerabilities were found by scanning the phones of 29 different Android makers, and each is unique to a particular phone or maker.

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AnyCubic fixes exploited 3D printer zero day flaw with new firmware

Bleeping Computer

AnyCubic has released new Kobra 2 firmware to fix a zero-day vulnerability exploited last month to print security warnings on 3D printers worldwide. [.]

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