Vulnerability in Logitech Options; an update is required

[German]If you use the software ‘Logitech Options’ in Windows, you should update to version 7.00.564. The reason: older versions have a serious security vulnerability. 

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Microsoft’s Surface Diagnostics Toolkit for Business (SDT)

[German]Microsoft has released a new tool to help the user with problems (hardware, firmware and software) with his Surface devices. Here are a few details about that toolkit.

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Vulnerabilities in Microsoft accounts allowed takeover

[German]There were several vulnerabilities at Microsoft that, when combined, allowed an attacker to hijack any Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Store or Microsoft Sway account. It was enough for the victim to click on a link. The vulnerabilities potentially affected 400 million users. The vulnerabilities have been fixed since November 2018.

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DNS vulnerability: Patch your Windows Domain Controller

[German]Administrators in enterprise environment should update Windows Server urgently, as a vulnerability has been found in the DNS system that has existed since at least 2012.

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Microsoft Patchday: Other Updates December 11, 2018

Windows Update[German]As of December 11, 2018 (Patchday), Microsoft has released additional updates for Internet Explorer, Windows Server, etc. In this blog post the respective patches are added, which are not included in the remaining posts linked at the end of the article.

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Chrome 71.0.3578.98 released

As of December 12, 2018, the developers have released the Google Chrome browser version 71.0.3578.98. This update corrects a vulnerability in the PDF module of the browser.

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Tor Browser 8.0.4

Sicherheit[German]On December 12, 2018, the developers released Tor Browser 8.0.4. This is a maintenance update that updates Firefox 60.4.0esr and various other components. 

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Patchday Microsoft Office Updates (December 11, 2018)

Windows Update[German]As of December 11, 2018 (second Tuesday of the month, Patchday at Microsoft), Microsoft has released several security updates for supported Microsoft Office versions and products such as Sharepoint.

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Adobe Reader: Security update 19.010.20064 (12/11/2018)

Adobe released a security update for Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat on December 11, 2018. This fixes critical vulnerabilities in the programs.

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Firefox 64 released

MozillaMozilla’s developers have just released version 64 of the Firefox browser for Windows, Linux and macOS. This is a new major version which introduces new features.

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