Tag Archives: Update

MS17-005: Security Update for Flash Player 02/21/2017

Microsoft has issued Security Bulletin MS17-005, addressing a critical Security Update for Adobe Flash Player: February 21, 2017.

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Windows 7/8.1: Updates KB2952664 / KB2976978 are back (again)

Microsoft re-released updates KB2952664 for Windows 7 SP1 and  KB2976978 for Windows 8.1 again. Here are a few details.

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Tip: Update for Sysinternals Suite: Sysmon, Autoruns etc.

[German]Microsoft has released updates for several tools within its Sysinternals suite. Tools like Sysmon, Autoruns, AccessChk, Process Monitor are coming with slight amendments.

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

[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.

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What’s happened with Microsoft’s February patchday?

[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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Adobe Patchday: Flash, Digital Editions (February 2017)

Adobe 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

Today 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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Microsoft confirms: SMBus Controller devices loss functionality through Windows Update

[German]Windows Update can seriously damage your Windows installation due to installing a wrong driver. Microsoft has now confirmed such a case with Intel SMBus Controller devices in Windows 7/8.x (and its corresponding server builds).

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Windows 7/8.1: Update KB2952664 / KB2976978 re-released

[German]Microsoft has re-released optional update KB2952664 for Windows 7 SP1 and optional update KB2976978 for Windows 8.1. Both are “snooping” updates for telemetry.

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Office Patchday February 7, 2017

[German]Microsoft has released a couple of non-security updates for it’s Office products. Non-security updates for Microsoft Office will be released on first Tuesday of the month. Here are a few details.

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