Category Archives: Windows

DevilsTongue spyware from Israeli company Candiru exploited Windows vulnerabilities

[German]After I just reported about spy Trojans of the Israeli NSO Group on smartphones (see Pegasus spy software of NSO Group on many smartphones), I can also reveal the second case. The Israeli company Candiru exploited vulnerabilities in Windows to … Continue reading

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Security Settings for Failover Clustering

[German]Security is at the forefront of many administrator’s minds and with Failover Clustering. Microsoft did some improvements with Windows Server 2019 and Azure Stack HCI with regards to security. Advertising

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Microsoft Defender for Identity can detect PrintNightmare attacks

[German]Microsoft Defender for Identity (formerly Azure Advanced Threat Protection or Azure ATP) has been given the ability by Microsoft to detect and defend against attacks via the PrintNightmare vulnerability. This primarily affects exploitation of vulnerabilities in the Windows Print Spooler … Continue reading

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Windows vulnerability PrintNightmare: It’s not over yet (July 15, 2021)

[German]Bad news for Windows users, because the issue known as PrintNightmare, which vulnerabilities in the Print Spooler service can lead to privilege escalation, still exists. The special updates of July 6 and 7, as well as the regular security updates … Continue reading

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Windows 10 21H2 announced and first Insider Preview released

[German]Microsoft has announced the next Windows 10 feature update to version 21H2 on July 15, 2021. This is supposed to be generally released in the second half of 2021 – I assume in October. Currently, the first preview is available … Continue reading

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SQL- and Windows Server 2012 get Extended Support (ESU)

[German]It’s still a few days away until support for Windows Server 2012 R2 changes as scheduled. But at the Ignite 2021 partner conference, Microsoft announced that there will be an Extended Support Program for this software product. Here’s a quick … Continue reading

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Patchday: Windows 8.1/Server 2012-Updates (July 13, 2021)

[German]As of July 13, 2021, Microsoft has released various updates for Windows 8.1. However, these security updates are also available for Windows Server 2012 R2. Here is some information about the Monthly Rollup and Security only updates for this operating … Continue reading

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Patchday: Updates für Windows 7/Server 2008 R2 (July 13, 2021)

[German]On July 13, Microsoft has released various updates for Windows 7 SP1 systems that are still in ESU support. Also with ESU Bypass v11 the whole thing still works. However, these security updates are also available for Windows Server 2008 … Continue reading

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Patchday: Windows 10-Updates (July 13, 2021)

[German]On July 13, 2021 (second Tuesday of the month, Patchday at Microsoft), several cumulative updates were released for the supported Windows 10 builds (from RTM version to the current version 21H1). Here are some details about the respective patchday security … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2016: Mainstream support ends in 6 months

[German]A breif information for in between: Are you aware that the so-called mainstream support for Windows Server 2016 will already end on Jan. 11, 2022? From this point on, this operating system will still get security updates, but no more … Continue reading

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