Critical vulnerability in VLC player up to V3.0.7.1

Sicherheit[German]In all current versions of the VLC Player up to V3.0.7.1, there is a critical vulnerability that allows a Denial of Service attack. The German BSI has issued a warning.

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Windows 10 Version 1903: Administrative Templates (.admx)

Microsoft has now released the .admx templates (Administrative Templates (.admx) for Windows 10 May 2019 Update, Version 1.0) with Group Policy for Windows 10 Version 1903 in their final form. These can be downloaded from this Microsoft page. (via)

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iCloud and Outlook: Only 902 calendar entries?

[German]A strange story, which I just post here in the blog. If you want to set up Microsoft Outlook with the Apple iCloud calendar, how many appointments are allowed? There is a maximum number of 902 entries that I’ve noticed recently.

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Windows 10: Bitlocker encrypts automatically

[German]I’ve got a weird case with Bitlocker under my eyes. On an HP ProBook 430 G5 with Windows 10 Pro, Bitlocker automatically encrypts certain partitions during a new installation. Then I did some research, which is probably standard for different constellations, also for Dell. Here some information and a hint how to avoid this.

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Update history of .NET Framework patches

Windows UpdateA brief information for Windows users among the blog readers who want an overview of the available .NET Framework updates. Microsoft has set up two pages outlining updates for Windows 10.

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Seven Stalker apps removed from Google Play Store

[German]Google has removed 7 Android apps from the Play Store after a tip from Avast because they (as so-called stalker apps) illegally tracked the user. Here are some details.

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Update to CCleaner 5.59.7230 installs CCleaner Browser PUP

[German]Today a blog post about CCleaner. There is an update to version 5.59.7230 and I have a warning. Piriform installs the CCleaner browser, which also changes file type assignments.

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Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18941 (20H1) released

Microsoft has released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18941 (from development branch 20H1) for Windows Insider in Fast Ring. The announcement with details about new features/changes and bugs can be found in the Windows Blog.

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Microsoft Security Advisories July 2019

[German]One more small addendum: In July 2019 Microsoft published some security advisories, which I don’t want to withhold from you. Among other things there is an update in PowerShell Core 6.1.5 and 6.2.2 to fix a security vulnerability.

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Windows 10 V1903 Updates (July 17, 2019)

[German]On July 17, 2019, Microsoft released an optional cumulative update for the Windows 10 May 2019 Update (version 1903) and a Servicing Stack Update. Here are some details about each update.

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