Category Archives: Software
[German]On May 21, 2019, the developers of the Tor project released the new version 8.5 of the Tor bundle for the desktop. Tor is now also available in an Android version.
[German]Mozilla’s developers released an update of the email client Thunderbird to version 60.7 on May 21, 2019. This is a maintenance update which closes critical security gaps. Here is some information about it.
[German]Microsoft has released the Media Feature Pack for Windows 10 N version 1903. This is relevant for users, having this version on their machines. Here is some information about this topic.
The developers have released a maintenance update for WordPress on May 21, 2019, which raises the version to 5.2.1. The update was just offered within the dashboard of my WordPress blogs.
Already on May 19, 2019, developer Don Ho released version 7.7 of the Windows editor Notepad ++. This version is now digitally signed again and fixes some problems of earlier versions. Here are some hints.
[German]The government in South Korea prefers Linux to Windows 10. That’s the message of the weekend. Instead upgrading from Windows 7 machines to Windows 10, the government decides to migrate it’s clients to Linux.
[German]In older versions of the Firefox browser, add-ons could no longer be activated. The Mozilla developers have released an add-on for the Firefox browser to fix the problem that older add-ons are disabled in the browser.
[German]On 14 May 2019, Adobe released a series of critical updates for its Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Reader / Adobe Acrobat and Media Encoder.
[German]The Messenger app WhatsApp has a critical vulnerability affecting both Android and iOS. The vulnerability is already being exploited (there is an exploit from an Israeli company selling it). Users should urgently update WhatsApp.
[German]System administrators who tries to upgrade Windows 7 machines to Windows 10 via SCCM need to be careful. Upgrading OEM machines fails because SetupComplete.cmd cannot run.