Category Archives: Security

Intel NUC BIOS vulnerability CVE-2018-12176

There is a vulnerability (CVE-2018-12176) in the BIOS of various Intel NUCs, which can be used to manipulate the devices. Intel has published a Security Advisory.

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Vulnerability in Logitech Options; an update is required

[German]If you use the software ‘Logitech Options’ in Windows, you should update to version 7.00.564. The reason: older versions have a serious security vulnerability. 

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Vulnerabilities in Microsoft accounts allowed takeover

[German]There were several vulnerabilities at Microsoft that, when combined, allowed an attacker to hijack any Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Store or Microsoft Sway account. It was enough for the victim to click on a link. The vulnerabilities potentially affected 400 million … Continue reading

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DNS vulnerability: Patch your Windows Domain Controller

[German]Administrators in enterprise environment should update Windows Server urgently, as a vulnerability has been found in the DNS system that has existed since at least 2012.

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Patchday Microsoft Office Updates (December 11, 2018)

[German]As of December 11, 2018 (second Tuesday of the month, Patchday at Microsoft), Microsoft has released several security updates for supported Microsoft Office versions and products such as Sharepoint.

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Adobe Reader: Security update 19.010.20064 (12/11/2018)

Adobe released a security update for Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat on December 11, 2018. This fixes critical vulnerabilities in the programs.

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Firefox 64 released

Mozilla’s developers have just released version 64 of the Firefox browser for Windows, Linux and macOS. This is a new major version which introduces new features.

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Patchday Windows 10-Updates (December 11, 2018)

[German]As of December 11 (second Tuesday of the month, patchday at Microsoft), several cumulative updates have been released for the supported Windows 10 builds. Here are some details about each update.

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Patchday: Updates for Windows 7/8.1/Server Dec. 11, 2018

[German]On December 11, 2018, Microsoft released various (security) updates for Windows 7 SP1 and other updates for Windows 8.1 as well as the corresponding server versions. Here is an overview of these updates.

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (December 11, 2018)

[German]As of December 11, 2018, Microsoft released several security updates for Windows clients and servers, Office, etc. Below is a compact overview of these updates and some notes.

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