Category Archives: Security

Chrome 74 released

[German]Google’s developers have released the new version 74 of the Google Chrome browser on April 23, 2019. The new Chrome 74.0.3729.108 contains improvements and security fixes.

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Tip: Troubleshooting TLS/SSL issues

What can we do, if Internet pages are not accessible due to TLS issues and the browser only displays error messages because communication via TLS/SSL fails?

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Edge’s Secret Trick Breaks Internet Explorer’s Security

[German]The 0Patch team has developed a micropatch to close a 0-Day Information Disclosure vulnerability in Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10. This vulnerability allows Windows attackers to access files and upload them from the user’s system to their own servers. … Continue reading

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Vulnerability in Broadcom’s WiFi drivers, million devices at risk

[German]A major vulnerability in Broadcom’s WiFi drivers enables remote code execution and threatens millions of computers, smartphones, tablets and IoT devices.

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MDATP Threat & Vulnerability Management verfügbar

Microsoft has just announced MDATP as a Threat & Vulnerability Management solution and released it as a public preview. Threat & Vulnerability Management is a new Microsoft Defender ATP component.

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Windows Live-Tile takeover from security researcher

[German]Windows 10 Windows 10 (but also Windows 8.x) use Live tiles in Apps to display content in the Start menu. German security researcher Hanno Böck was able to takeover the subdomain for the corresponding service and was able to display … Continue reading

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Adblock Plus filter can be exploited for malware attacks

[German]The Adblock Plus extension (or it’s filters) used in browsers can be misused to inject malware or manipulated what’s displayed. This is difficult to detect, says a security researcher who has now now publicy disclosed this vulnerability. Eyeo, the developer … Continue reading

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Windows vulnerability CVE-2019-0859 is exploited

[German]In April 2019, Microsoft closed the CVE-2019-0859 vulnerability in Windows with a security update. Kaspersky security researchers have observed multiple attacks attempting to exploit this vulnerability in Windows 7 to 10.

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Is Microsoft’s hack worse than admitted?

[German]The access of unauthorized third parties to Microsoft’s email services such as or was deeper than Microsoft first admitted. More details are slowly coming to light.

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US CERT warns of vulnerabilities in VPN apps

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the US-CERT warn of vulnerabilities in VPN applications for corporate environments.

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