Category Archives: computer

Adobe Reader / Digital Editions security updates 08/08/2017

[German]Adobe has released some security updates for his Adobe PDF Readers. And there is a security update for Adobe Digital Editions.

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Flash Player Update 26.0.0.151 (August 8, 2017)

[German]Adobe (and Microsoft) has released on August 8, 2017 another Flash Player update that fixes vulnerabilities. Here are a few details about this security update.

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Ubuntu: Fix Google GPG Error

[German]Since August 4, 2017 using the command apt update ends with an Google GPG error. The reason: A public GPG key used to sign Google’s code for Linux repositories has been changed. But it’s easy to fix this issue.

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VirtualBox 5.1.26 released

Oracle has released the virtualization software VirtualBox Version 5.1.26 on July 27, 2017 as a maintenance update.

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VirtualBox 5.1.24 released

[German]Oracle released VirtualBox Version 5.1.24 on July 28, 2017. It’s a maintenance update. Here are a few details.

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Windows 10: DVD drive is missing after upgrade

[German]Some users are missing their optical drives (DVD, CD) after upgrading from Windows 7/8.1 to Windows 10, or after a feature update. Here are some details how to fix it.

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Microsoft closes critical vulnerability CVE-2017-8558 in Malware Protection Engine (June 23, 2017)

[German]Microsoft has released a critical security update on June 23, 2017, for Microsoft Malware Protection Engine (MsMpEng). This update addresses vulnerability CVE-2017-8558. Here are a few details.

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Chinese Malware FIREBALL infects 250 Million computers – even 20 % of enterprise networks contains this backdoor

[German]Check Point Threat Intelligence and research teams recently discovered a high volume Chinese threat operation, named Fireball, which has infected over 250 million computers worldwide.And it seems that 20% of enterprise networks contains this Fireball backdoor. Here is, what Check … Continue reading

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New details to Intel’s AMT vulnerability

On Mai 1, 2017 Intel disclosed the AMT vulnerability (INTEL-SA-00075), without publishing details. Security Researcher from Tenable has analyzed this vulnerability.

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Internet banking heist via SS7 UMTS vulneribility in Germany

[German]Cyber criminals has been successful in an Internet (online) banking heist, misusing a vulnerability known since 2014 within the signaling system #7 mobile.

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