Category Archives: Linux

Chrome 106.0.5249.61/62 released

[German]Google has released the update of Google Chrome 106.0.5249.61 for Mac/Linux and Chrome 106.0.5249.61/62 for Windows on September 28, 2022. It is a new development branch, with the update fixing 20 vulnerabilities. Advertising

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Ubuntu 22.04 LTS beats Windows 11 on AMD's Ryzen 5800X3D processor

[German]Amazing results recently revealed by a performance comparison between Microsoft's Windows 11 and an Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Linux on an 8-core Ryzen 5800X3D processor from AMD. The benchmarks were run by Phoronix with various workloads, using fresh installations of the … Continue reading

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

Chrome & Edge may send personal data (including passwords) to Google and Microsoft respectively

[German]Unpleasant discovery that a security researcher has made public the days. The Google Chrome browser, and also the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser, may transmit in some cases personal data from forms to Google and Microsoft (in the case of Edge). … Continue reading

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VMware ESXi: Retbleed fixes cause 70% performance loss in Linux VMs running kernel 5.19

In performance regression testing, VMware testers found a severe performance drop for Linux guests when running kernel 5.19 in a VMware ESXi virtual machine with the Retbleed fixes installed. The degradation was up to 70% for computing, up to 30% … Continue reading

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Chrome 105.0.5195.5x fixes 24 vulnerabilities

[German]Google has released the Google Chrome 105.0.5195.52 update for Linux and macOS and 105.0.5195.52/53/54 for Windows on the desktop in the stable channel on August 30, 2022. The security update closes numerous vulnerabilities and fixes bugs. The 105.0.5195.68 for Android … Continue reading

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Chrome 104.0.5112.x fixes vulnerabilities

[German]Google has released the update of Google Chrome 104.0.5112.79 for Linux and macOS and 104.0.5112.79/80/81 for Windows on the desktop in the stable channel on August 2, 2022. The security update closes numerous vulnerabilities. The 104 version is also the … Continue reading

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Chrome 101.0.4951.54 fixes GPO bug

[German]Google has released the Google Chrome 101.0.4951.54 update for Windows and Mac on the desktop in the Stable Channel as of May 2, 2022. This version fixes the Group Policy issue (see post Chrome 101.0.4951.41 fixes 30 Vulnerabilities – but … Continue reading

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Rumor: Microsoft supports "Windows Mode" in Linux

[German]This is a cool thing that Microsoft and the Linux developer community around Linus Torvalds are planning for the future. Up to now, Microsoft's developers have been tinkering with a Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) in Windows, so that the … Continue reading

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motionEyeOS: People who want to continue the project wanted

[German]motionEyeOS is a Linux distribution that turns your single-board computer into a video surveillance system. However, the developer of motionEyeOS can no longer actively work on this project for personal reasons, as he writes. If anyone is interested in taking … Continue reading

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Dirty Pipe Linux vulnerability allows root access

[German]A vulnerability CVE-2022-0847, known as Dirty Pipe, exists in almost all Linux distributions and allows unprivileged users to gain root privileges in Linux kernel 5.8 and above. Linux distributions, IoT devices (and possibly Android systems, if they already use kernel … Continue reading

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