Category Archives: Security

Google Chrome 85.0.4183.121 released

[German]Google released a new update of the Google Chrome browser on September 21, 2020, which raises the browser to version 85.0.4183.121. It is a security update that closes ten vulnerabilities in addition to bug fixes. Advertising

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Unprotected Microsoft Bing Server leaks search queries, location data

[German]An unsecured Microsoft Bing server allowed third parties to retrieve search queries and user location data. Among the data disclosed was device information – but no personal data. In some cases, however, the combination of this data can identify users. … Continue reading

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CISA Warning: Patch your Windows Servers against CVE-2020-1472 (Zerologon)

[German]The United States Agency for Cyber Security and Infrastructure Security (CISA) has issued an emergency order giving the U.S. government agencies a four-day deadline to implement a Windows Server patch against the Zerologon vulnerability (CVE-2020-1472). Advertising

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Data leak at online provider windeln.de confirmed

 [German]The German online vendor windeln.de operated an insecure server, so that the personal data of 700,000 customers could be accessed. After I reported about it here in the blog and the whole thing went further afield, the provider issued a … Continue reading

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Data leak: Corona test results of almost 400,000 Slovaks public

[German]Serious data leak in Slovakia: The corona test results of almost 400,000 Slovaks were publicly available on the Internet. There is no need for hackers anymore if personal data is handled so carelessly. Advertising

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Video Encoder for HiSilicon-Chips (Huawei) with critical vulnerabilities

[German]Security researcher Alexei Kojenov has discovered serious security vulnerabilities in software video encoders written for HI3520D chipsets from Huawei subsidiary HiSilicon. Because of a discovered access with a standard password, he even writes from a backdoor. Advertising

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Microsoft Defender: Download Feature removed …

[German]But that was only a very short guest performance. Microsoft had added this ‘cool’ download feature to its Defender. But security experts wasn’t amused about that. All of a sudden the download feature is gone again … Advertising

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Firefox Send has been abandoned

[German]Short information for users of the service Firefox Send. Mozilla is now finally abandoning Firefox Send and stopping this service. The reason is abuse for malware spreading and spear phishing. Advertising

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0patch fixes Zerologon (CVE-2020-1472) vulnerability in Windows Server 2008 R2

[German]ACROS Security has released a micropatch for the vulnerability CVE-2020-1472 (Zerologon) for Windows Server 2008 R2. This vulnerability is only closed by Microsoft starting with Windows Server 2012 R2. Advertising

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Ransomware attack in German hospital ends deadly for a women – blame Shitrix vulnerability

[German]The cyber attack on the University Hospital Düsseldorf (UKD) last week turns out to be a ransomware attack, as I suspected. The clinic was probably a random victim, but now the public prosecutor’s office is investigating, since a patient died … Continue reading

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