Tag Archives: Security

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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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 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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Update Outlook due to vulnerability CVE-2018-0950

[German]There is a serious vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook that can allow the stealing of access data or send the system into a BlueScreen loop. Microsoft has released a patchday update (April 10, 2018) to close the vulnerability.

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Security Update Release Microsoft Visual Studio

Microsoft has released a Security Advisory for Visual Studio related to an information disclosure vulnerability. Here is the ‘Microsoft Security Update Releases’ Microsoft has send out in a broadcasting mail.

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Patchday: Other Microsoft Updates (April 10, 2018)

[German]Microsoft has released a couple of updates for Internet Explorer, Windows Server, etc. for April Patchday (April 10, 2018). Below I added some details to selected patches, which are not included in the other articles linked at the end of … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Spectre V2 Update for AMD-CPUs

[German]Finally it seems that Windows 10 systems with AMD CPUs can be protected against the Spectre V2 vulnerability with an update. However, there are a lot of hurdles to overcome in order to enjoy the Spectre V2 protection. Here is … Continue reading

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Patchday Microsoft Office Updates (April 10, 2018)

[German]On Patchday (second Tuesday of the month, April 10, 2018), Microsoft released several security-related updates for Microsoft Office 2007, Office 2010, Office 2013, and Office 2016.

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Microsoft Patchday Summary April 10, 2018

[German]Microsoft released a series of security updates for Windows and other products on April 10, 2018. Below is a brief overview.

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