Neowin News Feed for: Printnightmare https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/printnightmare/ Neowin News Feed for: Printnightmare en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net Windows 11 Beta Build 22000.346 fixes many printer issues, File Explorer problems, and more https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-11-beta-build-22000346-fixes-many-printer-issues-file-explorer-problems-and-more/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/08/1629912551_windows_11_insider_preview_8_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has released a new Beta and Release Preview channel build for Windows 11 Insiders. Dubbed &quot;22000.346&quot;, the new build patches several printer issues, some File Explorer problems, and more. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-11-beta-build-22000346-fixes-many-printer-issues-file-explorer-problems-and-more">Read more...</a> sen92sayan@gmail.com (Sayan Sen) Fri, 12 Nov 2021 19:50:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-11-beta-build-22000346-fixes-many-printer-issues-file-explorer-problems-and-more Latest Windows 10 Patch Tuesday KB5006670 has more printing problems https://www.neowin.net/news/latest-windows-10-patch-tuesday-kb5006670-has-more-printing-problems/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/07/1626015964_printnightmare_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The latest Windows 10 Patch Tuesday update version KB5006670 has introduced new issues related to printing over networks for the affected users. A workaround is to simply uninstall the update. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/latest-windows-10-patch-tuesday-kb5006670-has-more-printing-problems">Read more...</a> sen92sayan@gmail.com (Sayan Sen) Sat, 16 Oct 2021 08:06:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/latest-windows-10-patch-tuesday-kb5006670-has-more-printing-problems On Windows 11 PCs, Brother printers are facing many issues when connected via USB https://www.neowin.net/news/on-windows-11-pcs-brother-printers-are-facing-many-issues-when-connected-via-usb/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/10/1634016190_connect_usb_to_pc_(source-_brother_printer)_with_red_cross_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Brother has announced that several of its printer models are having issues in Windows 11 when connected via a USB cable. The firm is investigating the problem and has asked to avoid USB connections. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/on-windows-11-pcs-brother-printers-are-facing-many-issues-when-connected-via-usb">Read more...</a> sen92sayan@gmail.com (Sayan Sen) Tue, 12 Oct 2021 06:14:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/on-windows-11-pcs-brother-printers-are-facing-many-issues-when-connected-via-usb Microsoft's PrintNightmare patch breaks printing for some... again https://www.neowin.net/news/microsofts-printnightmare-patch-breaks-printing-for-some-again/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/07/1626015964_printnightmare_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has recently revealed that a KB update in August&#039;s Patch Tuesday effectively breaks printing for some organizations by repeatedly requiring admin credentials when printing. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsofts-printnightmare-patch-breaks-printing-for-some-again">Read more...</a> usama.jawad@neowin.net (Usama Jawad) Sat, 18 Sep 2021 12:26:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsofts-printnightmare-patch-breaks-printing-for-some-again Microsoft Weekly: Humankind on Game Pass, Patch Tuesday, and new Windows 11 builds https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-weekly-humankind-on-game-pass-patch-tuesday-and-new-windows-11-builds/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/08/1629041476_msw-20210815_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>In this week&#039;s recap, we take a look at yet another version of PrintNightmare, the confirmation of Humankind launching on Game Pass day one, and much more. Be sure to catch up via our handy overview. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-weekly-humankind-on-game-pass-patch-tuesday-and-new-windows-11-builds">Read more...</a> florin.bodnarescu@neowin.net (Florin Bodnarescu ) Sun, 15 Aug 2021 16:00:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-weekly-humankind-on-game-pass-patch-tuesday-and-new-windows-11-builds Cisco: PrintNightmare is being exploited by "Vice Society" to inject ransomware https://www.neowin.net/news/cisco-printnightmare-is-being-exploited-by-vice-society-to-inject-ransomware/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/07/1626015964_printnightmare_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>According to a report, Microsoft&#039;s PrintNightmare security flaw is being exploited by a ransomware group called Vice Society. This group is apparently using an associated DLL to infect systems. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/cisco-printnightmare-is-being-exploited-by-vice-society-to-inject-ransomware">Read more...</a> sen92sayan@gmail.com (Sayan Sen) Fri, 13 Aug 2021 15:28:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/cisco-printnightmare-is-being-exploited-by-vice-society-to-inject-ransomware Microsoft confirms there's yet another new Windows Print Spooler security bug https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-confirms-theres-yet-another-new-windows-print-spooler-security-bug/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/07/1626015964_printnightmare_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has released today a new Print spooler service security vulnerability advisory under the ID CVE-2021-36958. As a temporary solution, the firm has asked users to disable the process. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-confirms-theres-yet-another-new-windows-print-spooler-security-bug">Read more...</a> sen92sayan@gmail.com (Sayan Sen) Thu, 12 Aug 2021 07:10:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-confirms-theres-yet-another-new-windows-print-spooler-security-bug Microsoft releases new patch for PrintNightmare, recommends immediate installation https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-releases-new-patch-for-printnightmare-recommends-immediate-installation/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/03/1488557252_windows-10-hero-wallpaper-2015_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has released another patch for the critical PrintNightmare vulnerability. It makes major changes to the Point and Print functionality on Windows, and immediate installation is recommended. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-releases-new-patch-for-printnightmare-recommends-immediate-installation">Read more...</a> usama.jawad@neowin.net (Usama Jawad) Tue, 10 Aug 2021 16:58:18 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-releases-new-patch-for-printnightmare-recommends-immediate-installation Windows July update breaks printing and scanning when using smart-cards https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-july-update-breaks-printing-and-scanning-when-using-smart-cards/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/06/1593002815_windows_10_bugs_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has confirmed that its recent July security update has broken printing and scanning on systems when using smart card authentication. The problem is related to certain changes it made. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-july-update-breaks-printing-and-scanning-when-using-smart-cards">Read more...</a> sen92sayan@gmail.com (Sayan Sen) Sat, 24 Jul 2021 16:14:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-july-update-breaks-printing-and-scanning-when-using-smart-cards Microsoft Weekly: Continued print nightmares, Windows 11 updates, and test builds https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-weekly-continued-print-nightmares-windows-11-updates-and-test-builds/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/07/1626015762_msw-20210711_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>This past week has seen PrintNightmare patches come out (and be contested), the arrival of new Insider builds, additional Game Pass games, and more. Be sure to catch up via our handy overview. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-weekly-continued-print-nightmares-windows-11-updates-and-test-builds">Read more...</a> florin.bodnarescu@neowin.net (Florin Bodnarescu ) Sun, 11 Jul 2021 15:14:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-weekly-continued-print-nightmares-windows-11-updates-and-test-builds Microsoft confirms PrintNightmare patch breaks Zebra printers, but there's good news too https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-confirms-printnightmare-patch-breaks-zebra-printers-but-theres-good-news-too/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2019/02/1551024646_patchslash_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has confirmed that its update KB5004945 breaks Zebra printers preventing them from working properly. The company will release a new patch within the next few days that will fix the problem. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-confirms-printnightmare-patch-breaks-zebra-printers-but-theres-good-news-too">Read more...</a> sen92sayan@gmail.com (Sayan Sen) Fri, 09 Jul 2021 06:00:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-confirms-printnightmare-patch-breaks-zebra-printers-but-theres-good-news-too Microsoft: Our PrintNightmare patch is effective, you're just using Windows wrong https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-our-printnightmare-patch-is-effective-youre-just-using-windows-wrong/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2019/04/1556405213_patches_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Despite claims to the contrary, Microsoft says that its PrintNightmare patch works as intended. It states that security researchers who are calling it ineffective are using insecure configurations. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-our-printnightmare-patch-is-effective-youre-just-using-windows-wrong">Read more...</a> usama.jawad@neowin.net (Usama Jawad) Fri, 09 Jul 2021 04:56:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-our-printnightmare-patch-is-effective-youre-just-using-windows-wrong Microsoft's patch for PrintNightmare vulnerability can be bypassed completely [Update] https://www.neowin.net/news/microsofts-patch-for-printnightmare-vulnerability-can-be-bypassed-completely/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/10/1604087773_windows_vulnerabiliy_3_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Security researchers are reporting that Microsoft&#039;s fix for the PrintNightmare vulnerability that rolled out to most Windows versions is ineffective, and can let attackers completely bypass it. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsofts-patch-for-printnightmare-vulnerability-can-be-bypassed-completely">Read more...</a> abhay.venkatesh@neowin.net (Abhay V) Wed, 07 Jul 2021 21:26:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsofts-patch-for-printnightmare-vulnerability-can-be-bypassed-completely Microsoft releases mandatory Windows updates to fix PrintNightmare exploit [Update] https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-releases-mandatory-windows-10-updates-to-fix-printnightmare-exploit/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/01/1610896714_patchesgalore_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has begun rolling out a mandatory update for the most recent Windows 10 versions - 2004, 20H2, and 21H1 - to patch the recently acknowledged PrintNightmare critical vulnerability. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-releases-mandatory-windows-10-updates-to-fix-printnightmare-exploit">Read more...</a> abhay.venkatesh@neowin.net (Abhay V) Tue, 06 Jul 2021 21:48:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-releases-mandatory-windows-10-updates-to-fix-printnightmare-exploit Microsoft Weekly: Windows 11 for insiders, cloud gaming, and print nightmares https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-weekly-windows-11-for-insiders-cloud-gaming-and-print-nightmares/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/07/1625411884_msw-20210704_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>In this week&#039;s recap, we&#039;ll cover more info that has surfaced about Windows 11, the severe PrintNightmare vulnerability, and even a dash of gaming news. Be sure to catch up via our overview. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-weekly-windows-11-for-insiders-cloud-gaming-and-print-nightmares">Read more...</a> florin.bodnarescu@neowin.net (Florin Bodnarescu ) Sun, 04 Jul 2021 15:22:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-weekly-windows-11-for-insiders-cloud-gaming-and-print-nightmares Microsoft provides further mitigations for PrintNightmare exploit, awards it "high" severity https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-provides-further-mitigations-for-printnightmare-exploit-awards-it-high-severity/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/01/1516467535_windows10-4_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has offered some further mitigations against the highly dangerous PrintNightmare exploit. The company has also given it a CVSS rating of 8.8/10, which almost awards it &quot;critical&quot; severity. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-provides-further-mitigations-for-printnightmare-exploit-awards-it-high-severity">Read more...</a> usama.jawad@neowin.net (Usama Jawad) Sun, 04 Jul 2021 05:12:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-provides-further-mitigations-for-printnightmare-exploit-awards-it-high-severity Microsoft is investigating a critical Windows Print Spooler exploit called PrintNightmare https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-is-investigating-a-critical-windows-print-spooler-exploit-called-printnightmare/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/10/1604115739_capture_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>An exploit called &quot;PrintNightmare&quot; is being investigated by Microsoft. It potentially affects all versions of Windows. U.S. CISA has marked it as &quot;critical&quot; as it can lead to remote code execution. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-is-investigating-a-critical-windows-print-spooler-exploit-called-printnightmare">Read more...</a> usama.jawad@neowin.net (Usama Jawad) Fri, 02 Jul 2021 05:48:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-is-investigating-a-critical-windows-print-spooler-exploit-called-printnightmare