Tag Archives: Windows

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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Fix KB4032782 for Internet Explorer 11 printing issues (June 2017)

[German]Microsoft has released an update KB4032782 to fix printing issues in Internet Explorer 11, caused by June 13, 2017 security updates. Here are a few details about that issue.

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Windows 10: msvcp100dll is missing

[German]From time to time users are facing issues with missing DLL files in Windows 10. One issue is a missing msvcp100dll dll file. Here are a few hints, how to fix this issue.

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Use Computer Names Aliases in place of DNS CNAME Records

CNAME (Canonical Name) records can be used to alias one name to another (see). Also Computer Names Aliases may be used in Active Directory environments. In a blog post Brandon Wilson from Microsoft discusses, why use Computer Names Aliases in … Continue reading

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June 2017 Patches causing Internet Explorer 11 printing issues

[German]Users installing June 13, 2017 security updates are facing printing issues in Internet Explorer 11. This has been reported for Windows 7 SP 1, Windows 8.1 and also Windows 10. And there is a statement from Microsoft (maybe wrong interpreted), … Continue reading

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Office/Outlook und Windows Patchday issues

[German]Microsoft has released a couple of security updates for Windows and Office on patchday June 13, 2017. It seems, that some updates are causing serious functional degradation in Outlook, Internet Explorer, or fails to install. Here’s a collection of issues.

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Subtitles put video player at risk–hacked in translation

Video players are vulnerable. Check Point researchers revealed a new attack vector which threatens millions of users worldwide – attack by subtitles viewed in media players.

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WannaCry & Co.: EternalBlue Vulnerability Checker and Crysis Ransomware Decryptor

Security vendor ESET has published two tools allowing users to fight against ransomware attacks like WannaCry (WannaCryptor) or Crysis. The EternalBlue Vulnerability Checker and the Crysis .wallet/.onion Decryptor are available for free.

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Microsoft: Windows-Development now with Git & GVFS

[German]Microsoft announced on 05/24/2017 in a blog post The largest Git repo on the planet that it has completed the rollout of Git/GVFS to the Windows team. the Windows code base is approximately 3.5M files and the Git repo is … Continue reading

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WikiLeaks reveals CIA Windows Spyware Framework Athena

[German]WikiLeaks has leaked new documents in the Vault 7 series. These documents details some new CIA spyware framework, called Athena. 

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