Category Archives: Security

Windows 10 V180x: 0Patch fixes IE vulnerability CVE-2021-31959

[German]There are no more security updates for Windows 10 version 1803 and version 1809, as these versions are no longer supported for 30 months. However, ACROS Security released a micro-patch last week to provide a fix for the CVE-2021-31959 vulnerability … Continue reading

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Warning against data theft from used cars

[German]Thanks to infotainment systems and interfaces, modern cars are increasingly becoming driving databases. This also increases the interest in accessing this data, especially since this data is only inadequately protected against access by third parties. This can also become a … Continue reading

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Microsoft Edge 91.0.864.53

[German]After the Chrome update (see), Microsoft has also updated the Edge browser and raised it to version 91.0.864.53. The update fixes various vulnerabilities that have already been fixed in Google Chrome. The release notes available on this page do not … Continue reading

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Cisco switches: Security updates to close critical root vulnerabilities

[German]There are serious vulnerabilities in Cisco’s AnyConnect, DNA Center, Email Security Appliance, Meeting Server Small Business Switches and Unified Intelligence Center products that could allow attackers to gain root privileges and execute their own code. Cisco has released corresponding security … Continue reading

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Update: Google Chrome 91.0.4472.114 fixes 0-day vulnerability

[German]Google has released Google Chrome 91.0.4472.114 for Windows, Mac and Linux on June 17, 2021. It is a security update that fixes 4 vulnerabilities in older browser versions at once. The browser should be patched quickly, as a 0-day vulnerability … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Update Releases (15. Juni 2021)

[German]As of June 15, 2021, Microsoft has published another advisory regarding revisions to previous vulnerabilities. It is about a Microsoft Office Graphics Remote Code Execution vulnerability and a Windows Kernel-Mode Driver Elevation of Privilege vulnerability that have been reassessed. I’ll … Continue reading

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Ukraine police arrest members of Cl0P ransomware gang

[German]Investigators have struck the next blow against cybercriminals by arresting members of the Cl0P ransomware gang in Ukraine. The Cl0P ransomware gang was responsible for infections of Maryland University, and Stanford University, among others. In various operations, ransomware payments worth … Continue reading

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Critical vulnerability in SonicWall firewall software

[German]Swizz blog reader Adrian has forwarded an alerted me to about a critical vulnerability in the Sonicwall firewall web management interface (thanks for that). The vulnerability affects both physical and virtual firewalls from SonicWall. The vendor strongly advises its customers … Continue reading

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Edge 91.0.864.48

[German]After the Chrome update, Microsoft has also updated the Edge browser and raised it to version 91.0.864.41. The update fixes various vulnerabilities that have already been fixed in Google Chrome. Advertising

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Windows 8.1/Server 2012 R2: KB5003681 blocks Defender real-time protection (Error 0x800705b4)

[German]After installing the June 2021 security update KB5003681 (Security Only Quality), some users are finding that Windows Defender’s real-time protection no longer opens on Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2. After uninstalling the update, everything works again. However, there … Continue reading

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