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SMS phishing: new scams in autumn 2021

SMS phishing: new scams in autumn 2021

According to the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI), new SMS phishing scams will be reported in autumn 2021. In spring it was the trend that supposed packages were announced in SMS and people were asked to click on an alleged shipment tracking link. Behind it, however, was the MoqHao botnet and ...

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WhatsApp: end-to-end encryption for backups now official

WhatsApp: end-to-end encryption for backups now official

We already told you in this post how to set up end-to-end encryption for WhatsApp backups. At the time of our contribution, the function was in beta. According to Facebook, the function should now be available to all users. Users can now secure an end-to-end encrypted backup with either a password of ...

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Synology DiskStation DS3622xs + is official

Synology DiskStation DS3622xs + is official

Synology's next storage solution is official after unveiling Synology DiskStation DS2422 + and expansion unit DX1222. The name of the Synology DiskStation DS3622xs + probably suggests that the NAS is intended more for professional use. The DS3622xs + comes with 12 hard drive bays. The system is ...

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WhatsApp: set up end-to-end encryption for backups

WhatsApp: set up end-to-end encryption for backups

A few weeks ago, WhatsApp promised its users that it would implement end-to-end encryption for cloud backups. This means that not only messages from WhatsApp are end-to-end encrypted by default, but also the backups themselves. At least if the user so wishes. The user then has the choice to secure his key ...

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YubiKey Bio is now available from 80 euros

YubiKey Bio is now available from 80 euros

As early as November 2019, we reported about the YubiKey Bio, which should enable biometric logins via fingerprint. That one was presented at the Microsoft Ignite at the time, now the YubiKey Bio series is actually available immediately and costs 80 euros with USB-A port and 85 euros with USB-C port. ...

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Netatmo Presence: Problems after the firmware update

Netatmo Presence: Problems after the firmware update

Legrand-owned smart home company Netatmo is currently having a few issues. For example, there are some customers who see an update in the Apple Home app for Netatmo cameras, although those updates are either not yet available - or have long been distributed. On the other hand, users may have problems that ...

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Amazon Announces First Blink Video Doorbell

Amazon Announces First Blink Video Doorbell

Not only Ring, as a company for security cameras, belongs to Amazon, Blink is also owned. And now, after indoor and outdoor cameras, the first Blink Video Doorbell is to follow. The first doorbell from Blink is available for 59.99 euros and can be wired or wirelessly installed. It has a battery life of up ...

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1Password and Fastmail: Create quickly masked email addresses

1Password and Fastmail: Create quickly masked email addresses

The makers of the password manager 1Password have once again addressed their partnership with Fastmail more prominently. And if you are a customer of the paid mail service Fastmail - and also a 1Password user - then there’s something really nice. Because you can interlink 1Password with Fastmail and in ...