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Microsoft has confirmed, that Surface Pro 4 devices with screen issues are getting replaced, even if the device is out of warranty.
There is a vulnerability (CVE-2018-12176) in the BIOS of various Intel NUCs, which can be used to manipulate the devices. Intel has published a Security Advisory.
The CredSSP error has been addressed in May 2018 with some updates (see for instance kb4103723). Now I received a comment from a German user, claiming, that uninstalling December 2018 updates is causing issues with Remote Desktop Server connection. An … Continue reading
[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.
[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.
[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 … Continue reading
[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.
[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 … Continue reading
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.
[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.