Microsoft has been suffering from almost constant printer issues on Windows 11 ever since the OS was introduced last year. And now, reports of similar issues are starting to pop up on 22H2 as well.
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A new security baseline has been released for Windows 10 21H2. It brings protection and prevention against PrintNightmare, ransomware attacks, and more. Windows 11 also received the package earlier.
Microsoft has released a new Beta and Release Preview channel build for Windows 11 Insiders. Dubbed "22000.346", the new build patches several printer issues, some File Explorer problems, and more.
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.
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.
Microsoft has recently revealed that a KB update in August's Patch Tuesday effectively breaks printing for some organizations by repeatedly requiring admin credentials when printing.
In this week'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.
According to a report, Microsoft'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Security researchers are reporting that Microsoft's fix for the PrintNightmare vulnerability that rolled out to most Windows versions is ineffective, and can let attackers completely bypass it.
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.
In this week's recap, we'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.
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 "critical" severity.
An exploit called "PrintNightmare" is being investigated by Microsoft. It potentially affects all versions of Windows. U.S. CISA has marked it as "critical" as it can lead to remote code execution.