Category Archives: browser

Patchday: Other Microsoft Updates (February 13, 2018)

[German]Microsoft has released further updates for Internet Explorer, Windows Server, etc. on the patchday (February 13,2018). Here are some details about selected patches.

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Microsoft Patchday Summary (February 13, 2018)

[German]Microsoft released a series of security updates for Windows and other products on February 13, 2018. Here is a brief overview of critical and non-critical security updates, a list of all 50 CVEs and details to an updated Microsoft Security … Continue reading

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Firefox 58.0.2 for Windows, macOS and Linux released

[German]Mozilla’s developers has released version 58.0.2 of the Firefox browser for Windows, macOS and Linux on February 7, 2018 (thanks to Christoph W. for pointing this out in the early morning).

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How to update Flash Player in Chrome or Slimjet?

[German]How can I check and manually update Adobe Flash Player integrated in Google Chrome or in a derivatives like Slimjet browser? In the blog post I’ll give you a short guide.

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Windows and Browser Statistics February 2018

[German]At the beginning of February 2018, it’s time to take a quick look at the market share of desktop operating systems and see how things has changed with Windows. And I will take also a look at the browser market … Continue reading

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Firefox 58.0.1: Update for Windows

[German]Mozilla developers have released version 58.0.1 of the Firefox browser for Windows. The relevant maintenance update was released on January 29, 2018. Here are a few details about this update.

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Google Chrome 64: Security Fixes, Spectre Mitigation, Ad-Blocker

[German]Google developers released Google Chrome 64 for Android, Linux, macOS and Windows. The new version closes 53 security holes, includes protection against Spectre attacks and comes with an improved ad blocker.

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Is your browser vulnerable for cryptojacking?

[German]Question: Is the browser you are currently using vulnerable to to websites secretly abusing it for crypto mining? A test can provide more information.

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Firefox 58 released

[German]Mozilla has released Firefox 58 for Android, Linux, macOS and Windows. This major release, dated on January 23, 2018, comes with fixes and improvements against version 57 (Qantum).

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Test: Is my browser vulnerable for Spectre attacks?

[German]Here’s a tip for users of devices, who are wondering, if their browser is vulnerable for Spectre attacks. The test is independent of the device and operating system and there is no need to install anything.

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