Category Archives: Software

Software: Our grave as furture car owners?

[German]Do you have a car? At some point, you will probably have to replace it. What used to be an expensive but often joyful act could mutate into a nightmare in the future. The Beetle shown here is not affected … Continue reading

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Notepad++ 8.1 Bugfix Update

The developers of the Windows editor Notepad++ had to follow up the release of version 8.0 (dated June 7, I’d omitted) with a bugfix update to version 8.1 as of June 17. The release notes list problem with the auto-complete … Continue reading

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Windows 7/Server 2008 R2: No more driver updates via Windows Update

[German]Systems running Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 will no longer receive driver updates via Windows Update as of June 17, 2021. Microsoft has just announced this in a Techcommunity post. The reason is an expired SHA-1 certificate. … Continue reading

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PowerShell 7 will be updated with Microsoft Update

[German]PowerShell 7, the script language in Windows, will be updated in future via Windows Update. That was revealed from Microsoft in a blog post in the developer blog. They announced that they are making PowerShell 7 updates easier than ever … 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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June 2021 Cumulative Update for Exchange Server postphoned

[German]Microsoft normally releases the quarterly cumulative updates (CUs) for Exchange Server on the third Tuesday of the month. This would be regularly on June 15, 2021. The days Microsoft informed in a tech community post that the June CUs for … Continue reading

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Google Chrome 91.0.4472.101 with critical security fixes

[German]Google has released Google Chrome 91.0.4472.101 for Windows, Mac and Linux on June 9, 2021. It is a security update that fixes 14 vulnerabilities in older browser versions at once. The browser should be patched quickly, as the 0-day vulnerability … Continue reading

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Citrix Security Updates (June 2021)

[German]A brief note for administrators who deal with Citrix products. The manufacturer has released several security bulletins including security updates for its products on June 8 and 9, 2021. There is a Citrix Hypervisor Security Update, Citrix Cloud Connector Security … Continue reading

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Was Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 SP1 Update KB2565063 forgotten in WSUS?

[German]A brief question for the administrators among the blog readers who manage updates with WSUS. Has the current version of the update KB2565063 (Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 SP1 Redistributable Package) been deployed on WSUS? Or did Microsoft simply forget about … Continue reading

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