VirtualBox 6.0.6 released

Virtualbox[German]Oracle’s developers have released Virtualbox version 6.0.6 on April 17, 2019. It is a maintenance update to fix bugs of earlier versions.

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Vulnerability in Broadcom’s WiFi drivers, million devices at risk

[German]A major vulnerability in Broadcom’s WiFi drivers enables remote code execution and threatens millions of computers, smartphones, tablets and IoT devices.

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MDATP Threat & Vulnerability Management verfügbar

Microsoft has just announced MDATP as a Threat & Vulnerability Management solution and released it as a public preview. Threat & Vulnerability Management is a new Microsoft Defender ATP component.

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Windows Live-Tile takeover from security researcher

[German]Windows 10 Windows 10 (but also Windows 8.x) use Live tiles in Apps to display content in the Start menu. German security researcher Hanno Böck was able to takeover the subdomain for the corresponding service and was able to display any content on the Live tiles in the start menu.

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Windows 10 Insider Preview 18875 (20H1) shipping stopped

Microsoft has just stopped distributing Windows 10 Insider Preview 18875 (20H1 development branch) for Windows 10 V1903 Insiders. A bug probably causes issues with the update installation.

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Windows patchday issues–one week later (April 17, 2019)

[German]One week after Microsoft released Windows security updates causing install issues, the situation for victims are not clear. Here’s an overview, what we know so far. Addendum: Avira has updated its knowledge base article, I’ve added that information.

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Adblock Plus filter can be exploited for malware attacks

[German]The Adblock Plus extension (or it’s filters) used in browsers can be misused to inject malware or manipulated what’s displayed. This is difficult to detect, says a security researcher who has now now publicy disclosed this vulnerability. Eyeo, the developer of Adblock Plus has announced to remove the risky feature.

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Windows vulnerability CVE-2019-0859 is exploited

[German]In April 2019, Microsoft closed the CVE-2019-0859 vulnerability in Windows with a security update. Kaspersky security researchers have observed multiple attacks attempting to exploit this vulnerability in Windows 7 to 10.

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Windows Admin Center 1904 GA

Microsoft has made the Windows Admin Center 1904 GA available for general use (GA). Here is some information about this software that can be used to manage Windows operating systems.

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Useless Media Creation Tool for Windows 10 V1903 released

There are reports, an updated version of Microsoft’s Windows Media Creation Tool (MCT) has (allegedly) appeared, which can be used to create an installation medium for Windows 10. Unfortunately this MediaCreationTool1903.exe program still won’t download the install image of Windows 10 May 2019 Update (V1903). Instead it downloads the old Windows 10 V1809 build – despite the name is MediaCreationTool1903.exe.

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