Category Archives: Security

Microsoft Security Update Releases (February 16, 2018)

Microsoft has released on February 16, 2018, revised security information about Advisory CVE-2018-0810 and CVE-2018-0831.

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Microsoft delivers updates via HTTP & more security obscurity

[German]Microsoft currently fails to deliver updates in a secure way. In a Security by obscurity style, Microsoft offers update downloads via insecure http protocol. This also applies to downloads from the Microsoft Update Catalog. And Microsoft Update Catalog strikes, if … Continue reading

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Patchday: MS Office security updates (February 13, 2018)

[German]On Tuesday, February 13,2018 (Patchday), Microsoft released various security updates for Microsoft Office in addition to Windows updates. Here is the list of updates.

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Patchday: Windows 10 updates (February 13, 2018)

[German]Microsoft has releases several cumulative updates for all supported Windows 10 builds on February 13, 2018. Here are some details about the updates.

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Patchday: Updates for Windows 7/8.1 (February 13, 2018)

[German]Microsoft has released several security updates for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1 (and corresponding Server versions). Here an overview about these updates.

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Microsoft Patchday Summary (February 13, 2018)

[German]Microsoft released a series of security updates for Windows and other products on February 13, 2018. Here is a brief overview of critical and non-critical security updates, a list of all 50 CVEs and details to an updated Microsoft Security … Continue reading

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Microsoft won’t fix Skype vulnerability in updater

[German]Skype has a vulnerability in the update process that allows an attacker to gain system-level access to the system. Microsoft won’t fix this error.

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Zero-day exploit in telegram messenger spreads malware

[German]Users of the Windows client for the Messenger service Telegram may be infected with a Miner that is mining Monero and Zcash crypto money.

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Windows 7/8.1 receiving Windows Defender ATP support

[German]It’s a big surprise for me: Microsoft has plans, to bring Windows Defender ATP support, which is currently only available in Windows 10, also to Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.

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Netgear router easily hackable – update your firmware

German Netgear routers has (again) several vulnerabilities in the firmware that can be used to overtake devices without a password. However, firmware updates are available to close the vulnerabilities.

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