Sophos informs customers about data protection incident (Nov. 2020)

[German]UK company Sophos has informed a limited number of customers by email of a data breach. The incident is said to have resulted in the loss of personal data from the affected individuals.

Continue reading

Posted in Security | Tagged | Leave a comment

Advertising

Adobe Reader: Crash problem with SAP fixed?

win7[German]At the beginning of November 2020, Adobe released an important security update for Adobe Acrobat/Adobe Reader DC, which causes long loading times or crashes on SAP systems when displaying PDF documents. Now Adobe has released a solution that I have mentioned before. But since I was pointed out again, I pull it out again in a new blog post.

Continue reading

Posted in issue, Software, Windows | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

0patch fixes 0-day vulnerability in Windows 7/Server 2008 R2

win7[German]ACROS Security has released a micropatch for a 0-day vulnerability in Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 (without ESU license). Here is some information about this micropatch. Continue reading

Posted in Security, Windows | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Vulnerability in MobileIron MDM is attacked (Nov. 2020)

[German]The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) in the UK has issued a warning that a vulnerability in MobileIron mobile device management (MDM) software is under attack by state-sponsored hackers and organized crime.

Continue reading

Posted in Security | Tagged | Leave a comment

Windows 10 V2004: Can’t deactivate ‘Modern Standby’

[Geman]Windows 10 uses ‘Modern Standby’ as a successor of the previous ‘Connected Standby’ for energy saving. But in Windows 10 May 2020 Update (Version 2004) and its successor 20H2 ‘Modern Standby’ can no longer be turned off, which may cause problems with various software. Here is a discussion of this topic and some ways to return to the old S3 energy saving mode.

Continue reading

Posted in issue, Windows | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Advertising

Amazon AWS down (Nov. 25, 2020)

[German]Currently, there is a worldwide disruption of Amazon Web Services (AWS), which affects the cloud and thus customers like Adobe. Here is a brief overview of what is known.

Continue reading

Posted in Cloud, issue | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Windows: Vulnerabilities in McAfee Endpoint Security (Nov. 2020)

[German]Users of McAfee Endpoint Security should update the product. Because vulnerabilities weakens Windows security. Here is some information.

Continue reading

Posted in Security, Software, Windows | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

VMware: Critical vulnerability in products like Workspace One etc.

[German]VMware, the virtualization vendor, has issued a warning about a critical vulnerability in several Linux and Windows products. A patch is not yet available, only workarounds.

Continue reading

Posted in Linux, Security, Software, Virtualization, Windows | Tagged , , | Leave a comment
Advertising

More than 300,000 Spotify accounts hacked?

[German]Customers of the music streaming service Spotify may have a problem. Hackers have used a database of 380 million records with credentials and personal information from various sources to crack Spotify accounts and have been successful with over 300,000 users.

Continue reading

Posted in Security | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Windows 10 Insider Preview 19042.662 KB4586853 for 20H2 fixes also Inplace Bug

[German]Microsoft has released the update KB4586853 for Windows 10 Insider in the Beta and Release Preview Channel on November 23, 2020. This update for the Windows 10 October 2020 Update (20H2) raises the build to 19042.662. Numerous bugs, including the Inplace Bug, are fixed.

Continue reading

Posted in Update, Windows | Tagged , | Leave a comment