Windows 10: Support for RTM build till May 2017

Are you using Windows 10 Build 10240 (the RTM version from July 29, 2015), because your machine fails to install feature upgrade to Anniversary Update (Version 1607). Microsoft has extended support until May 2017. And there is also a trick, to install security patches after May 2017, as well, as you can prolong support for Windows Vista and Windows 8.

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Windows 10: No, we won’t see a new Insider Build today

If you are waiting for a new Insider Build for Windows 10 Creators Update, don’t expecting a new Windows 10 Build today. Perhaps, there will be no such build within the next days at all.

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Firefox Focus – ‘Privacy gate’, a 2nd view

MozillaHere is a second view on the Mozilla iOS Firefox Focus app and the data tracking / privacy issue raised last week. Firefox Focus is advertised as a “privacy browers”, but comes with a tracking framework. Data are send to data harvesting company Adjust. 

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Windows: Zero-Day vulnerability in gdi.dll

[German]Security researchers from Google’s Projekt Zero has published another zero day vulnerability in Windows that hasn’t been patched

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Arch Linux Anywhere ISO 2.2.6 released

Arch Linux is a leight weight Linux distribution for many purposes. The Arch Anywhere ISO contains an automated install script giving you the ability to install a fully custom Arch Linux system in minutes. Now Arch Linux Anywhere ISO 2.2.6 has been released.

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Intel Bluetooth driver released via Windows Update (02/15/2017)?

Windows Update[German]Just a short question: I got a tip, that Microsoft has released a new Intel Bluetooth driver via Windows Update a few days ago. No more details are given. Continue reading

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What’s happened with Microsoft’s February patchday?

Windows Update[German]Microsoft has stopped the release of all updates on February 2017 patchday (02/14/2017). There are now speculations, about the reason for that decision. Was a compromised Windows Update severs the reason for that?

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Windows Insider Programm for Business (#WIP4Biz) announced

Windows Insider Program is well known and open to all (private users as well as business IT professionals). But Microsoft has announced now Windows Insider Program for Business “WIP for Business” (WIP4Biz).

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Adobe Patchday: Flash, Digital Editions (February 2017)

SicherheitAdobe has released several security updates on February 14, 2017 to fix vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash, Adobe Digital Editions and Adobe Campaign.

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No Microsoft Patch-Tuesday so far

Windows UpdateToday we won’t receive Updates from Microsoft. The regular Tuesday updates from Microsoft are delayed. Acording to this Technet post, Microsoft found a last minute bug, that was a show stopper.

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