Microsoft has updated the Meltdown/Spectre information page

[German]Microsoft has released several updates to close Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities. Now the information page, that informs about that mitigation, has been updated again.

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MS replaces Surface Pro 4 with TouchScreen issues

[English]Some owners of a Surface Pro 4 with touch screen problems can breathe a sigh of relief. Microsoft is now exchanging some of these devices for free. Here is some information on the subject. 

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German District Hospital: IT systems grounded by a virus

German District Hospital Fürstenfeldbruck (in Bavaria) has been offline for more than a week with it’s computer systems, due to a virus infection.

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Dutch report says Microsoft Office is not GDPR compliant

[German]It’s no real surprise: An investigation for dutch governement found, that Microsoft spies on users for individual use through its Office Pro Plus modules. Office 2016 Pro Plus and Office 365 isn’t compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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Firefox 63.0.3 released

MozillaMozilla’s developers have just released version 63.0.3 of the Firefox browser for Windows, Linux and macOS. It is a maintenance update which fixes bugs and vulnerabilities.

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Windows 10 V1809: Network mapping broken

[German]Again another blog post about the endless topic ‘Network drive mapping doesn’t work in Windows 10’. Microsoft has now admitted in a blog post that mapping network drives is broken under Windows 10 V1809.

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Microsoft Patchday: Other Updates November 13, 2018

Windows Update[German]As of November 13, 2018 (Patchday) Microsoft has released further updates for Internet Explorer, Windows Server, etc. In this blog post the respective patches are added, which are not included in the remaining posts linked at the end of the article.

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Security update for Adobe Acrobat/Reader (Nov. 2018)

PDF[German]A little supplement from this week. Adobe has released security updates for its two products Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader on November 13, 2018. These fix the CVE-2018-15979 vulnerability found in the products..

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Outlook.com down

A brief information for people who are using Outlook.com and have problems with the registration or the mail transfer. It’s not up to you or your systems, Microsoft has some problems with Outlook.com.

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Patchday Microsoft Office Updates (November 13, 2018)

Windows Update[German]As of November 13, 2018 (second Tuesday of the month, Patchday at Microsoft), Microsoft has released several security updates for supported Microsoft Office versions and products such as Sharepoint.

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