Category Archives: Software

Chrome 108.0.5359.94/.95 security fixes

[German]Google has released security updates to Google Chrome in the 108 branch in the stable channel for Mac, Linux, and Windows, as well as Android, as of December 2, 2022. The updates close a vulnerability that has already been exploited. … Continue reading

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Thunderbird 102.5.1

[German]The developers of Thunderbird have released another update of the email client to version 102.5.1 on December 1, 2022 (thanks to the reader for pointing this out). It is a bug fix and security update, which should fix some problems. … Continue reading

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

Edge 106.0.1370.86 in Extended Stable Channel

Microsoft has also updated the Edge browser in the extended stable channel to version 106.0.1370.86 as of November 28, 2022. It is a security update that, according to the release notes, closes CVE-2022-4135 reported by the Chromium team. This is … Continue reading

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Chrome 108.0.5359.71/72/61 released

[German]Google has released the update of Google Chrome to the 108 branch in the stable channel for Mac (108.0.5359.71), Linux (108.0.5359.71) and Windows (08.0.5359.71/72) on November 29, 2022. There are also updates for Android (108.0.5359.61) and iOS (108.0.5359.52). The 108 … Continue reading

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Firefox 107.0.1

[German]Mozilla's developers have released version 107.0.1 of the Firefox browser on November 29, 2022. It is a maintenance update, which is supposed to fix some bugs according to the release notes. Advertising

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Dell, HP, Lenovo uses outdated OpenSSL versionen in UEFI

[German]A firmware analysis by security vendor Binarly has revealed that devices from Dell, HP and Lenovo use outdated versions of the OpenSSL encryption library in their UEFI implementations. This poses a risk, as encryption could be broken and the update … Continue reading

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Does iCloud for Windows breaks video downloads and shows other people's photos

[German]There are isolated reports of users complaining that they are shown unknown photos and broken videos using Apple's iCloud for Windows. The assumption is that this content comes from other users' accounts. Affected users  use iCloud for Windows to download … Continue reading

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German data protection conference 2022 says Microsoft 365 still not GDPR compliant

[German]The use of Microsoft 365 (including Office 365) is still not compliant with European general data protection rules (GDPR). Anyone using the product is breaching European GDPR law – at least as far as the standard configuration specified by Microsoft … Continue reading

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VLC 3.0.18 released

The developers of the VLC Player have released version 3.0.18. The changelog lists minor fixes under macOS and other bugs fixed. The update is not yet offered in the VLC player. However, the download is already available on FTP server. … Continue reading

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"Breaking news": Microsoft Teams supports now "Games for Work" …

The other day, a message went around the Internet announcing a new feature in Microsoft Teams. Microsoft has unlocked a new "Games for Work" feature. Boring online meeting with the boss – why not play a Minesweeper or Solitaire on … Continue reading

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