Windows 10 V1903: IP resolution bug in Hyper-V switch

[German]In Windows 10 May 2019 Update (version 1903) and possibly also in October 2018 Update (version 1809) there is a bug in the ‘Default Switch’ which leads to issues with Windows Sandbox, Mobile Hotspot or with Windows Containers – they do not work. The reason for this is that the default switch probably does not get an IP address. The reason are updates from Windows 10 and from the hardware manufacturer’s system updater. But there is a workaround.

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Windows 10, version 1903 kills Essentials Connector

[German]Administrators using the Essentials Connector should be careful with upgrading to Windows 10 May 2019 Update (Version 1903). The update will prevent you from connecting to a Windows Essentials server afterwards. However, there is a workaround to fix the Essentials Connector again.

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Bitdefender released an updated GandCrab decryptor

[German]Antivirus vendor Bitdefender has released an updated version of its decryption tool for the malware GandGrab. Helps to get encrypted data back if necessary.

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Windows 8–10: Update blocks Bluetooth pairing

[German]With the June 2019 security updates for Windows 8 to Windows 10, Microsoft is also patching the Bluetooth features. Some users recognizes that their Bluetooth devices can no longer pair after installing an update. This is by design and not a bug. Here is some information on this topic.

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Clouditor released as Open Source on GitHub

[German]Clouditor is a tool to support continuous cloud assurance. Developed by Fraunhofer AISEC, the Clouditor to review certifications for cloud services is now available as open source on GitHub.

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New Sysinternals Tools

Mark Russinovich has updated more Sysinternals tools after the Sysmon update. The Sysinternals tools are a small collection of helpful tools for Windows that Microsoft employee Mark Russinovich offers for free.

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Tip: PowerShell workarounds for June bug in Windows Event Viewer

[German]I’ve gone into the bug in the Windows Event Viewer caused by the June 2019 patches. This article shows how to handle workarounds to using both the Event Viewer and ‘Custom Views’ on a machine via PowerShell.

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Firefox 67.0.2 loses passwords; blame AVG antivirus

Mozilla[German]Before it get lost: If you store passwords in Firefox and suddenly notice that they are all deleted, you should check if an AVG antivirus solution is running on your system. It blocks access to passwords in Firefox 67.0.2.
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Crazy: Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 2019 offered a feature update to 1903

[German]Are they a little confused in Redmond? Now the LTSC versions of Windows 10 Enterprise already got offered feature updates to May 2019 update. Specifically, it is Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 2019 that is offered the feature update to version 1903 due to a bug in the UUP system.

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Thunderbird 60.7.1 released

[German]Mozilla’s developers released an update of the email client Thunderbird to version 60.7.1 on June 13, 2019. This is a maintenance update which closes critical security gaps. Here is some information about it.

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