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Firefox 86: Customize/disable new printing dialog

[German]In Firefox 86, the Mozilla developers have changed the print dialog and adapted it in the direction of Chrome. However, you can reactivate the system print dialog available in earlier Firefox versions if needed. In the article I take a … Continue reading

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Google Chrome 89.0.4389.72 fixes exploited 0-day vulnerability

[German]Google has already released Google Chrome 89.0.4389.72 on March 2, 2021. The browser should be updated promptly because Google is closing an actively exploited 0-day vulnerability (the 2nd in 2021). Advertising

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The New Windows is coming; Windows 10 21H1 already rolled out?

[German]Today, a few more topics are summarized in a collective article. For a week now, there has been a rumor that Microsoft will soon be coming around the corner with a “New Windows”. And the next version 21H1 of Windows … Continue reading

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Microsoft Office Patchday (March 2, 2021)

[German]On Marchy 2, 2021 (first Tuesday of the month, Office Patchday), Microsoft released several non-security updates for versions of Microsoft Office that are still supported. Here’s a brief overview. Advertising

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Exchange server 0-day exploits are actively exploited

[German]Microsoft warns: Four 0-day vulnerabilities are combined for targeted attacks on Exchange via Outlook Web App. Administrators of on-premises Microsoft Exchange servers should urgently respond and install the updates released on March 2, 2021. A security update is also still … Continue reading

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Spectre Exploits for Linux and Windows found on VirusTotal

[German] A security researcher has found working exploits for Linux and Windows on VirusTotal that exploit the Spectre vulnerability discovered in CPUs in 2018. But the exploits only work against unpatched systems, are already detected by virus scanners, and have … Continue reading

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Mass scan for vulnerable VMware vCenter instances

[German]If you administrate VMware vCenter instances, make sure they are patched to the latest version. Currently, hackers seem to be scanning the Internet for unpatched VMware vCenter instances. The goal: to take over these vCenter instances for their own purposes … Continue reading

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Fix for Windows 10 bug that causes NTFS volume corruption is coming

[German]Microsoft has begun to fix a bug that allows to trigger file system errors on NTFS drives and forces a chkdsk operation. At least the Windows 10 Insider Preview build 21322 contains an undocumented fix for this issue. Advertising

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Apple shows repairability index on products in France

[German]Apple has started displaying a repairability index in France in its web stores for the purchase of new devices. The company is thus fulfilling a regulatory requirement so that customers can find out about the repairability of an iPhone, iPad … Continue reading

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Several Android VPN hacked, data of 21 million users online

[German]Security researchers from Cybernews have found a data leak. Three of the largest Android VPNs has been hacked and the data of 21 million users has recently been put up for sale online.  Advertising

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