Category Archives: Software

OpenSSL 3.0.7 with security fixes released

[German]The update to OpenSSL 3.0.7 is now available on the project's pages. With this, the team of OpenSLL developers has the new version announced a few weeks ago for November 1, 2022. The announcement of the update to version 3.0.7 … Continue reading

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nginx for Windows affected by OpenSSL privilege vulnerability

[German]Those who use nginx on Windows as a web server, reverse proxy and email proxy may have a problem. Sombody just found out that nginx for Windows in various versions like 1.22.1 has a vulnerability that allows privilege elevation for … 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 ...

IIS Crypto 3.3 released

[German]Nartac Softwarehas released version 3.3 of its small tool IIS Crypto on October 31, 2022. New additions include support for TLS 1.3 on Windows Server, but also support for new cipher suites. Advertising

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OpenSSL 3.0.7 with patch for vulnerability on Nov. 1, 2022 announced

[German]A small advance notice for users of OpenSSL – there seems to be a vulnerability in the implementation of this software. Now the team of OpenSLL developers has announced that they will release an update to version 3.0.7 on November … Continue reading

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Firefox 106.0.3 released

[German]At the" last day", the Mozilla developers have released versions 106.0.3 of the Firefox browser this month, still on October 31, 2022 (thanks to the user for the tip). Advertising

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Chrome 107.0.5304.87/ 107.0.5304.88/107.0.5304.91 security updates

[German]Google has released security updates for Google Chrome in the 107 branch in the stable and extended channel for Mac, Linux and Windows as well as for Android on October 27, 2022. It does so in an update that closes … Continue reading

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Thunderbird 102.4.1 released

[German]The developers of Thunderbird have released another update of the email client to version 102.4.1 on October 26, 2022 . It is a bug fix update, which should fix a number of problems. Because somehow the 102 development thread of … Continue reading

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Avast Anti-Rootkit Driver Used in Ransomware Attack to Increase Authorization

[German]Ransomware groups continue to develop new tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) to bypass protections during attacks. On the other hand, protections on endpoints and networks continue to evolve. The Microsoft Detection and Response Team (DART) published a case report the … Continue reading

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Chrome 107.0.5304.62/63/68 released

[German]Google has released the update of Google Chrome to the 107 branch in the stable channel for Mac (107.0.5304.62), Linux (107.0.5304.68) and Windows (107.0.5304.62/63) on October 25, 2022. It is a new development branch, but it also fixes bugs and … Continue reading

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Windows 7/8.1: Google ends support in February 2023, Edge also affected

[German]The support of the Chrome browser is to be discontinued for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1 from February 2023. The Google developers are reacting to the fact that ESU support for Windows 7 SP1 will end in January 2023. … Continue reading

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