A new Duo Security report says that firmware that hasn't been updated makes security holes for hackers. A test of Macs found 4% have the problem. Windows users could also be at even more of a risk.
Apple is set to release macOS High Sierra later today and when it does it'll come with a new EFI checker utility to ensure that the firmware on your Mac has not been altered by malware.
DJI, the world's largest consumer drone manufacturer, is forcing its drones to auto-update their firmware, in a move to defend against hackers who circumvent built-in flight restrictions.
It was revealed via an advisory that Intel has finally patched a security vulnerability which has been around since 2008. It affects the firm's management solutions, firmware versions 6 through 11.6.
A month after its release, Google's January security update for Android is rolling out to Samsung S6 handsets in the EU. The update will roll out OTA and will be for unlocked variants.
Earlier today, Microsoft pushed out a firmware update for the Surface Pro 3. The company has now published a changelog on the update history page, and it's only available for Windows 10.
Today, Microsoft released a series of updates for the Surface Pro 4. As usual, there was no changelog available to show what had been fixed and improved. Now, the company has published one.
Yesterday, Microsoft released the first firmware update for its Surface Studio, which was announced in October. The company has finally published a changelog to show what got fixed.
After issuing the Surface Studio's first firmware update yesterday, Microsoft is also rolling out a series of updates for the Surface Pro 4. As usual, there is no changelog provided.
Microsoft released its first firmware update for the Surface Studio today. As usual, the company has not yet provided any sort of notes to detail what's been changed or fixed in the update.
Buyers of the Xperia XZ and X Compact in the United States were disappointed to learn that the fingerprint sensor is disabled for that region, but flashing the device to the UK firmware enables it.
Over the last nine days, Microsoft has been rolling out firmware updates for the Lumia 550 and 650, enabling double-tap to wake on the 650. The company has finally published a changelog.
HP Elite x3 users in the UK have reported that their handset was updated this weekend with new firmware, possibly getting it ready for the Windows 10 Anniversary Update in a couple weeks time.
Microsoft today released new firmware for the Surface Pro 3. It's the first such update to be made available for the device since April 19 of this year. There's no word on what's in the new update.
New firmware is rolling out for the Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL today, which will enable a long-awaited feature: double tap to wake. The update also contains other improvements.
Microsoft released new firmware and drivers for its Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book devices. The new versions improve battery life, do away with Sleep issues and bring greater system stability.
Microsoft has released a number of driver updates for both the Surface Book and the Surface Pro 4. The firm seems to also be changing the way that it documents new driver updates.
A new firmware update is available for the Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL. The new firmware is not available OTA, as it focuses on fixes through the repair channel, and must instead be flashed.
Microsoft today will begin rolling out a firmware update for the Lumia 550 and the Lumia 650. Users of the Windows Insider Preview should also be able to obtain the new firmware.
After being snubbed in a few rounds of firmware updates, the AT&T model of the Microsoft Lumia 950 finally has one available. One other Lumia 950 model has also received a firmware update.
After promising to deliver firmware updates to Insiders since January, Microsoft will finally be delivering tomorrow. The firm also announced a new firmware update for certain Lumia 950 models.
Microsoft has announced new firmware updates for Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL in select markets. There are also updates for LG Lancet and Lumia 830 users that are running Windows Phone 8.1.
When Windows Phone 8.1 devices are updated to Windows 10 Mobile, the update will not be bundled with device specific firmware. This is not to say that there will not be any future firmware updates.
Microsoft released firmware updates to both the Surface Book and the Surface Pro 4 today with quite a few fixes for each device. This update fixes the dreaded power management issue.
Microsoft says that new firmware has begun rolling out for its newest flagships, bringing various improvements and fixes, with availability expanding "gradually during the coming days and weeks."
If you've purchased or plan to purchase a new Microsoft Lumia 950 smartphone, you'll be happy to hear a firmware update is available for your device and includes several key fixes.
In an attempt to address complaints regarding graphics stability issues, Microsoft has released a new firmware containing updated drivers for the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4.
Just days ago Microsoft acknowledged display issues with a small number of Surface Books and Surface Pro 4s. Microsoft has now pushed out a fix for these issues plus some other stability improvements.
Microsoft has released a firmware update for the Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book that will enable 'Windows Hello'. 'Hello' will allow users to log in via facial recognition.
Macs might seem like a safer alternative than PCs when it comes to digital attacks. But researchers have proven that's not actually the case when they created a firmware worm that infects Macs.
Microsoft has pushed out new firmware updates to both the Surface 3 and the Surface Pro 3 - the updates are available now and can be downloaded by searching for updates with Windows Update.
Microsoft has released a new firmware update for the Surface Pro 3 that will enable new features when Windows 10 arrives and the Surface 3 has also been updates as well.
Microsoft has released new firmware for the Band but the change log has a lot of room for improvement as it only lists "general fixes and improvements" for what is new or has changed.
After announcing yesterday that it intended to deliver the Denim update to all Indian devices by the end of the month, Microsoft has now pushed the firmware to four new devices.
Despite having released a fix a few months ago for the Lumia 535's touch sensitivity issue, the problem has persisted for some. Microsoft is reportedly still working to ease the issue on the device.
Samsung released an SSD firmware update that has been shown to improve performance of the Pro 3, but for now the firmware has been quickly pulled for unspecified reasons.
As part of the preview wave for the February update, Microsoft has released new firmware for its controllers. These bring some speed and stability improvements but will require separate updates.
Microsoft has confirmed that some of its Lumia handsets will not get new firmware with the Denim update that's rolling out now, and which includes the latest version of the Windows Phone OS.
While the firmware update still doesn't address several issues that early adopters have been experiencing with the device, Microsoft has added an exercise feedback feature and guided workouts.
Microsoft has released new firmware for all three Surface Pro devices, which improves things like Wi-Fi and BT connectivity, graphics stability and performance, Miracast, and other minor issues.