Category Archives: Software

Adobe Reader: Crash problem with SAP fixed?

[German]At the beginning of November 2020, Adobe released an important security update for Adobe Acrobat/Adobe Reader DC, which causes long loading times or crashes on SAP systems when displaying PDF documents. Now Adobe has released a solution that I have … Continue reading

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Windows: Vulnerabilities in McAfee Endpoint Security (Nov. 2020)

[German]Users of McAfee Endpoint Security should update the product. Because vulnerabilities weakens Windows security. Here is some information. Advertising

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VMware: Critical vulnerability in products like Workspace One etc.

[German]VMware, the virtualization vendor, has issued a warning about a critical vulnerability in several Linux and Windows products. A patch is not yet available, only workarounds. Advertising

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Adobe Acrobat (Reader) DC 20.013.20066

Adobe has released an optional update of the Adobe Acrobat (Reader) DC 20.013.20066 for Windows as of Nov. 23, 2020. According to the release notes this fixes some bugs in the SAP PDF display (see my blog post Adobe Reader … Continue reading

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Network: Simulate packet loss and latency with clumsy

If you want to simulate disturbances with high latency and packet loss in a network for troubleshooting, you can use the tool clumsy. The tool allows to worsen the network conditions under Windows in a targeted way. Advertising

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Security update for Exchange Server 2013-2019 (Nov. 2020)

[German]Short addition to a topic, which is already some days here on the agenda. Microsoft has also released security updates for Exchange Server 2013 to 2019 on November 10, 2020.  Advertising

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Fix for Microsoft Teams Performance Issues

[German]Is Microsoft Teams slow on your computer? Does it take endless to launch Teams? Does the CPU load and memory consumption in Microsoft Team sessions go to new heights? Welcome to the new Microsoft world. But there are workarounds that … Continue reading

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Thunderbird 78.5.0 released

[German]The developers of the e-mail client Thunderbird released Thunderbird 78.5.0 on November 17, 2020. This is a security update for the 78 main version of the e-mail client, which fixes bugs and closes vulnerabiblities. Advertising

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Tor Browser 10.0.5 released

[German]The developers of the Tor bundle released Tor Browser 10.0.5 as a bundle on November 17, 2020. I just got the update delivered automatically. The update brings Firefox 78.5.0esr and Tor to 0.4.4.6 and fixes Bug 40212: Add new default … Continue reading

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Chrome 87 released

[German]Google released a new update of the Google Chrome browser on November 17, 2020, which raises the browser to version 87. This is a new branch of development, which, in addition to bug fixes, closes 33 vulnerabilities and offers new … Continue reading

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