Category Archives: Software

100 Exploits addresses WinRAR vulnerarbility

Meanwhile, there are probably already about 100 exploits with which cyber criminals try to exploit the recently discovered and patched WinRAR vulnerability (CVE-2018-20250) in Windows UNACEV2.DLL.

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Chrome 73.0.3683.75 available

Google’s developers have released an update for the Google Chrome browser. This new version 73.0.3683.75 for Windows, Mac and Linux will be introduced in the next days/weeks. The update contains improvements and security fixes. Details about the changes can be … Continue reading

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Flash Player released

[German]Adobe has released a security update for Flash Player, which upgrades it to version Microsoft has also released a corresponding Flash update.

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CCleaner v5.54.7088 available

[German]A brief information for CCleaner users (I know that some of my blog readers are interested in that stuff). Piriform released an update to CCleaner v5.54.7088 for Windows on March 4, 2019.

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Revised Skype for Web (March 2019)

Microsoft has released a new version of Skype for Web. This version brings HD video calls, revised notifications and more. But there are also restrictions like no Linux or Chrome OS support.

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Notepad++: Developer no longer ships a digital signature

Don Ho, developer of Windows editor Notepad++, announced that he no longer digitally sign the code starting with version 7.6.4.

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Critical Chrome vulnerability puts 32-bit Windows 7 at risk

[German]The critical vulnerability reported in February 2019 has been closed on March 1, 2019 by a Google Chrome browser update. This vulnerability is active exploited in the wild, but only on 32-bit versions of Windows 7. Here are a few … Continue reading

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MS releases Windows Calc app as Open Source on GitHub

[German]A short information: Microsoft released the Windows computer as Open Source (MIT license) and published the source code on GitHub. 

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Google Chrome 72.0.3626.121 closes critical vulnerability

Users of the Google Chrome browser should update it to 72.0.3626.121 as soon as possible. The background is that Google has closed a critical vulnerability with the new version, which is now being actively exploited in the wild.

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Jan. 2019 Security Update KB4471389 kills Exchange Server

[German]In January 2019, Microsoft released the KB4471389 security update for Exchange Server 2013, 2016, and 2019. On some systems, however, the update causes installation errors, which may render the Exchange Server unusable. 

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