Category Archives: Security

Java SE Version 8 Update 151 Released

[German]Oracle released an update to version 151 for Java SE 8 on October 17, 2017. This is a security update that closes security holes. The change log may be found here. The new version may be downloaded on this Oracle … Continue reading

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Adobe Flash security update 27.0.0.170 (Oktober 16, 2017)

[German]Adobe has released a critical security update for Flash Player on am October 16, 2017. It closes a zero-day exploit that’s been observed in the wild.

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Microsoft Office Security Updates (October 10, 2017)

[German]Microsoft has released a bunch of Security Updates (October 10, 2017) for Microsoft Office 2007, 2010, 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016, and for SharePoint Server. Here are a few details.

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Security Updates for Windows 7/8.1 (October 2017)

[German]On October 10, 2017 Microsoft released several security updates for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1 (and also for the corresponding server versions. Here’s an overview.

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Windows 10 Updates (Oktober 10, 2017)

[German]Microsoft released cumulative updates for serveral Windows 10 Builds on Oktober 10, 2017. Here are some details about these updates.

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Adobe Flash Update 27.0.0.159 (October 2017)

[German]Adobe released a security update for Flash Player on October 10, 2017. Here are some (unofficial) information about the Adobe Flash Player update. Addendum: This month Flash update just fixes a bug, no vulnerabilities has been fixed.

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Microsoft Security Updates Summary October 2017

[German]Microsoft has released a couple of security updates for Windows, Office etc. on 10. October 10, 2017. Here a short overview about those updates.

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WannaCry infection stops Mercedes Benz production?

[German]Strange story that’s going around right now. In German factories of car maker Mercedes Benz (Daimler AG) production computers are supposed to be infected with WannaCry ransomware. Also vendor Festo is claimed to be infected with WannaCry.

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Tails 3.2 released: BlueBorne-Fix and Linux Kernel 4.12

[German]The developers of the Linux distribution Tails has released the new version 3.2. Apart from minor improvements there are several security fixes. The maintainers of the distribution strongly recommend to upgrade to this version.

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Tor Browser 7.0.6 released

[German]The Tor project has released Tor browser 7.0.6 for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X on September 26, 2017. An Update is recommended.

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