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Network drive mapping issues after Windows 7 Upgrade to Windows 10 V2004?

[German]Brief question to the round of Windows 10 users who have updated machines from Windows 7 SP1 to the Windows 10 May 2020 Update (2004 version). Will there be network issues after the upgrade? Advertising

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New Windows Kernel Data Protection (KDP)

[German]Microsoft  is currently testing a new Kernel Data Protection Technology (KDP) with Windows 10 insiders. According to Microsoft, this is intended to prevent malware or attackers from modifying (damaging) the memory of the operating system. Advertising

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Firefox 78.0.2 and 78.0.2 esr released

[German]Mozilla’s developers have released the version 78.0.2 of the Firefox browser, as well as the 78.0.2 esr, as of July 9, 2020, which are maintenance updates that fix both vulnerabilities and bugs. Advertising

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0patch for 0-day RCE vulnerability in Zoom for Windows

[German]ACROS Security has released a micropatch for the Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerability in Zoom for Windows. There is no CVE identifier for the vulnerability. Advertising

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Linux malware detection with Microsoft’s project Freta

[German]Microsoft Research has now announced the Freta project. It is a cloud-based malware detection service to detect rootkits, cryptominers and previously undiscovered malware strains lurking in Linux cloud VM images. Advertising

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‘Firefox Send’ offline after abused by Malware

[German]Mozilla’s developers have implemented the Firefox Send service for encrypted file transfer in a browser. After the service was abused for spreading malware via short links, the service is taken temporarily offline. Advertising

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Thunderbolt 4 introduced

[German]Intel has introduced on July 8, 2020 it’s Thunderbolt 4 Standard – an universal cable connectivity for everyone. The next generation of its universal cable connectivity solution, delivering increased minimum performance requirements, expanded capabilities and USB4 specification compliance. Advertising

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Vulnerabilities in Citrix ADC, Gateway & SD-Wan, patch asap

[German]There are critical vulnerabilities in various Citrix products. The vendor has released security updates for Citrix Application Delivery Controller, Citrix Gateway and Citrix SD-WAN WANOP appliance. Administrators should urgently install the updates. Advertising

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Microsoft Office Patchday (July 7,2020)

[German]On July 7, 2020 (first Tuesday of the month, Office Patchday), Microsoft released several non-security updates for versions of Microsoft Office that are still supported. Here is a brief overview. Advertising

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PowerToys 0.19.1 with bug fixes (change log)

[German]Since July 7, 2020, Microsoft has rolled out version 0.19.1 of PowerToys for Windows 10 users. This is a maintenance update which should fix several bugs. Advertising

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