Microsoft Office Patchday (July 7,2020)

[German]On July 7, 2020 (first Tuesday of the month, Office Patchday), Microsoft released several non-security updates for versions of Microsoft Office that are still supported. Here is a brief overview.

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PowerToys 0.19.1 with bug fixes (change log)

[German]Since July 7, 2020, Microsoft has rolled out version 0.19.1 of PowerToys for Windows 10 users. This is a maintenance update which should fix several bugs.

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Adobe Acrobat (Reader) DC 20.009.20074

win7Adobe has just released an optional update of Adobe Acrobat (Reader) DC 20.009.20065. According to the release notes this fixes some bugs in the sandbox and in other features.

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PowerToys 0.19.1 announced

[German]Microsoft announced version 0.19.1 of PowerToys for Windows 10 users a few hours ago. These tools are free and offer additional features for Windows 10. 0.19.1 is scheduled for release on June 7, 2000.

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Data leak at Xiaoxintong: 200 million data affected

[German]Security researchers from CyberNews have discovered a data leak at Chinese provider Xiaoxintong. There, information about 200 million elderly people in China was open to everyone. More than 200 million people are affected with their personal and business data.

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Check Point patches Vulnerability in ZoneAlarm

[German]There is a Privilege Escalation vulnerability in the ZoneAlarm software (firewall). Check Point has provided a patch to patch this vulnerability.

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Exploit known, F5 BIG-IP appliances urgently need patching

[German]There are serious vulnerabilities in the BIG-IP appliances for which the manufacturer has released an update. An exploit is now seen in the wild actively exploiting systems so administrators responsible for the F5 BIG-IP appliances should patch them urgently.

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Operating System / Windows / Browser Share (June 2020)

[German]After the June 2020 is over, I would like to take a look at the current figures of desktop operating system distribution as of the end of June 2020. Furthermore, there is a look at the browser shares on the desktop.

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Windows 10 V2004: Shutdown end ends with login screen

[German]A brief observation of a blog reader about the Windows 10 May 2020 Update (Version 2004). A Shudown, i.e. a shutdown doesn’t work because the machine finds itself back on the login screen at the end of the process.

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Fraunhofer test: Huge security flaws in common home routers

[German]Security researchers at German Fraunhofer Institute looked at 127 common routers for home use. The had the latest firmware installed, but the researchers  came to some frightening results. Almost all devices had alarming security flaws.

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