Thunderbird 102.5.1

[German]The developers of Thunderbird have released another update of the email client to version 102.5.1 on December 1, 2022 (thanks to the reader for pointing this out). It is a bug fix and security update, which should fix some problems.
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Windows 11 22H2: Microsoft fix for file copy performance issues is coming

Windows[German]Copying large files under Windows 11 22H2 can lead to a serious speed drop. The issue was described by users and individual Microsoft employees and confirmed by Redmond. Microsoft has already included a fix in a new Insider Preview from November 28, 2022, and wants to roll it out soon (as soon as it is verified by insiders), probably on December patchday.
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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

Encryption solution Boxcryptor purchased from Dropbox

[English]German encryption service Boxcryptor is taken over by Dropbox. New customers are already no longer being accepted – so the service should also be finished as an "encryptor" for cloud uploads. Continue reading

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LastPass customer data accessed after cloud storage service hack (Nov. 2022)

Sicherheit (Pexels, allgemeine Nutzung)[German]LastPass informed its customers a few hours ago that "unusual activity" was recently detected in a third-party cloud storage service. This cloud storage service is currently used by both LastPass and its subsidiary GoTo. However, those who use the LastPass service to store passwords should not worry, according to the provider. Customers' passwords remain securely encrypted due to LastPass' Zero Knowledge architecture.

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Windows 11 22H2: Microsoft confirms display bug inTask Manager caused by update KB5020044

Windows[German]Preview update KB5020044 from November 29, 2022 causes problems when displaying the Task Manager in different display modes. After blog readers have already reported it, this bug has been confirmed by Microsoft as of November 30, 2022. At the same time, measures are proposed to fix such problems.

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Interpol and Afripol dismantle criminal network structures in Africa

Sicherheit (Pexels, allgemeine Nutzung)[German]Law enforcement officials from 27 INTERPOL countries have been working together as part of the Africa Cyber Surge Operation to combat cybercrime across the continent. The operation was arguably necessary because of the enormous financial losses suffered by companies, businesses and individuals. The investigation was supported by the Alto Networks UNIT 42 cybercrime analysis team, among others.

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Edge 106.0.1370.86 in Extended Stable Channel

EdgeMicrosoft has also updated the Edge browser in the extended stable channel to version 106.0.1370.86 as of November 28, 2022. It is a security update that, according to the release notes, closes CVE-2022-4135 reported by the Chromium team. This is already being exploited in the wild. Thanks to EP for mention.

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Chrome 108.0.5359.71/72/61 released

Chrome[German]Google has released the update of Google Chrome to the 108 branch in the stable channel for Mac (108.0.5359.71), Linux (108.0.5359.71) and Windows (08.0.5359.71/72) on November 29, 2022. There are also updates for Android (108.0.5359.61) and iOS (108.0.5359.52). The 108 is a new development branch, but it also fixes bugs and vulnerabilities. werden.
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Anchor Eufy Door Bell security cameras with vulnerabilities, data transferred to the cloud, Homebase 2 also has vulnerabilities

Sicherheit (Pexels, allgemeine Nutzung)[German]Anker Eufy Door Bell security cameras are also sold in Germany. A security researcher has now found several security vulnerabilities in the firmware of the Eufy cameras. These transfer user images and facial recognition data to the cloud without the user's consent. The security researcher also claims to have accessed live camera images without any authentication. Eufy support has probably confirmed some of the issues. Furthermore, the Eufy Homebase 2 smart hub is vulnerable via three vulnerabilities and hackers could take over the device.

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Windows 11 22H2: Preview Update KB5020044 (Nov. 29, 2022)

Windows[German]Microsoft has released the optional cumulative (preview) update KB5020044 for Windows 11 version 22H2 on November 29, 2022. There are a number of new features and especially a long list of bug fixes. Below I give an overview regarding these updates for Windows 11.

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