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Internet Explorer Zero Day vulnerability used in the wild

[German]Microsoft’s Internet Explorer has an unpatched vulnerability. Security researchers have now discovered that this zero-day vulnerability is being exploited by a APT group to distribute malware.

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Critical vulnerability found in LG Network Storage Units (NAS)

[German]Do you run LG Network Storage Units (NAS) in a corporate or private environment? Then it’s time to act, because security researchers have found a (previously unpatched) critical remote code execution gap.

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Windows 10: RS4 Insider Preview – current state

[German]Microsoft has cleaned up some things concerning the Redstone 4 Insider Preview builds this week for and fixed some problems. So let’s have a few about the current state.

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Flash is fading away, drops down to 4.9 % usage

[German]There are still the good news. Adobe Flash seems, as planned, to disappear from use by the end of 2020. At present, the usage drops down to 4.9%. Here is a short summary of the topic.

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Windows 10 Lean on its way?

[German]Is Microsoft experimenting with a lean version of Windows 10? A SKU ‘Windows 10 Lean’ could be coming in the Redstone 5 branch in this fall. here are a few information.

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Microsoft April 2018 patchday issues

[German]In April 2018 Microsoft released a couple of updates for Windows, Office and other products. In addition to the known issues already reported by Microsoft (Known Issues), some updates lead to further problems. This article outlines some problems that have … Continue reading

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VirtualBox 5.2.10

Oracle released the virtualization software VirtualBox version 5.2.10 on April 17, 2018. This is a maintenance update which should fix some bugs.

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Java SE Version 8 Update 171/172 released

Oracle released the update for Java SE 8 to version 171 (and 172) on April 17, 2018. The update to version 171/172 is a security update that closes security holes (see also Oracle Security Advisory April 2018).

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Google Chrome 66 released

Google has released Google Chrome 66 for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS. The desktop version includes an autoplaying content blocking feature.

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Windows Defender extension for Google Chrome

[German]Protection against online threads (phishing, malware websites) etc. for the Google Chrome browser? Microsoft makes it possible with a chrome extension. 

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