Thirteen popular home and small office routers contain security problems that could allow a hacker to snoop or modify network traffic, according to new research.Independent Security Evaluators (ISE), which is a security consultancy based in Baltimore, found that all of the routers they tested could be taken over if the hacker had access credentials. The tested products came...
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D-Link has published beta patches for vulnerabilities in the firmware of many of its IP surveillance cameras, which could allow a hacker to intercept a video stream.The company said on its support forum that it will publish a full release of the upgraded firmware within a month. Some of D-Link's consumer IP cameras in its Cloud product line will automatically receive the...
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It’s official: Belkin announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Cisco’s Linksys division. In a pre-announcement briefing, executives from Belkin and Linksys emphasized that the two brands will remain distinct, but that Belkin is focused on developing a premium ecosystem for the connected home, as well as pursuing opportunities in the SMB market. “This...
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Belkin completed its acquisition of Linksys on Friday and will keep the longtime home networking company's brand, products and support channels. Cisco Systems agreed to sell Linksys to privately held Belkin in January for an undisclosed price. The move continued a shift by Cisco away from consumer products and toward large architectures for enterprises and service...
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Samsung has begun pushing out a firmware update for the Galaxy S 4, addressing complaints about limited storage space along with fixing a display glitch that led some users to see purple smearing. The new firmware, currently being released in Germany for the Galaxy S 4 GT-I9505 – the Snapdragon 600 powered variant – is ...
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Sony Computer Entertainment released a new PS3 firmware update on June 19 that was meant to address system stability and introduce new Trophy notification options for PS3 users. While some have been fortunate enough to download PS3 firmware 4.45...
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The international Samsung Galaxy Note with the model number GT- N7000 recently received an official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware update (UBLSF). Users of the Samsung Galaxy Note GT- N7000, who have not yet updated their devices to the new firmware, can get it done through Samsung Kies. However, if the official upgrading process doesn’t work for you, you can install the...
(3 months and 7 days ago)
The Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus (GT-I9105P) received a new Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean official firmware update (XXAMC2) recently. The firmware update is now available on Samsung Kies. However, the same can also be installed in the Galaxy S2 Plus manually in case of any difficulty with the official upgrade.
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Sony Computer Entertainment released a new system update for the PlayStation 3 on April 25 with the release of firmware 4.41. Like many of Sony’s recent firmware updates, this latest one does not bring any new features...
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The official XWLSN Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware for the Samsung Galaxy S2 GT- I9100 was released Monday and is now available for download from Samsung Kies. The users of the Galaxy S2, with the model number GT-I9100, can also install the new firmware on their device using a manual process. For more details, click here.
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