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Microsoft Security Update Releases (Oct. 19, 2018)

Microsoft released on October 19, 2018, an update to its security descriptions for October 10, 2018, updates. There is a new note about Yammer Desktop application.

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Windows 10 19H1 with Retpoline Spectre V2 Mitigation

[German]Surprise in Windows 10 Insider Preview 19H1: The kernel contains the Retpoline technology to protect it from Spectre V2 attack. This is to minimize the power loss caused by this protection.

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Windows 10 V1607, V1703, V1709 Updates (10/18/2018)

[German]Microsoft has released the updates KB4462932 (Windows 10 V1709), KB4462939 (Windows 10 Version 1703) and KB4462928 (Windows 10 Version 1607) as well as some dynamic updates as of October 18, 2018..

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Windows 7/8.1/Server Preview Updates (Oct. 18, 2018)

[German]On October 18, 2018 Microsoft released several (security) updates (KB4462927) for Windows 7 SP1 and further updates (KB4462921) for Windows 8.1 as well as the corresponding server versions. Here is an overview of these updates.

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Windows: RID Hijacking allows guests to become an Admin

[German]It seems that all Windows versions contains a kind of ‘vulnerability’ which allows to transfer user rights (administrator privileges) from another account to a Windows guest account. This is called RID hijacking, and has been known for at least 10 … Continue reading

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Windows Update Error 0x8007042B

[German]Occasionally in Windows (especially under Windows 10) an update installation is aborted and the operating system drops the error code 0x8007042B. Here are some hints for correcting this error.

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Apple Event on October 30, 2018

Apple invited the US press today to an event in New York on Tuesday, October 30, 2018. The event will start at 10:00 a.m. local time at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Howard Gilman Opera House.

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Microsoft Security Update Releases (Oct 17, 2019)

Microsoft has published a revised security update notification as of October 17, 2018, which I would like to briefly describe below. It is about MFC in connection with the cumulative update 11 for Exchange Server 2016 (KB4134118) and the SQL … Continue reading

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D-Link router can be compromised

[German]Does anyone use a D-Link router? In eight models, there are several security vulnerabilities that can be used to completely compromise the devices. 

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Exchange Server: Active Sync client has connect/sync issues

[German]Microsoft addresses synchronization issues with Active Sync in connection with Exchange server environments in a recent KB article. Here is some information that might be helpful for Exchange administrators.

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