Windows 10: New Information about Windows Update

[German]Microsoft has outlined some information aobut third-party update and Update for Business in a Techcommunity article. And they plan to provide better information about upgrade blockers. Here is a brief overview.

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Exchange Server: Remote Code Execution Vulnerability CVE-2020-16875

[German]Administrators of Microsoft Echange Server should take care of patching the remote code execution vulnerability CVE-2020-16875. The details or exploits have now been published. But patches has been available since September 8, 2020.

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Windows 10 (64 Bit): Executing 16-bit programs

[German]In a 64-bit Windows environment, 16-bit programs can no longer run because the Windows NT DOS Virtual Machine (NTVM) is missing. A Microsoft developer has now described an approach – quasi as a finger exercise – how to run 16-bit programs under a 64-bit Windows 10.

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Thunderbird 68.x: Update to version 78.x is shipped

[German]Short information for users of the Thunderbird e-mail client. The developers have released the auto-update for older 68 versions, which will upgrade them to the current 78.x version. Here is a short outline of the situation and some voices with hints what there is to know.

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Microsoft 365: Multi-factor authentication bypassed

[German]That does not sound very good. Newly discovered vulnerabilities in Microsoft 365 make it possible to bypass multi-factor authentication. Security researchers from Proofpoint have just released this information.

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Windows Server: Zerologon vulnerability (CVE-2020-1472) allows domain hijacking

[German]Security researchers have uncovered a vulnerability in all versions of Windows Server that allows domain transfer with a simple approach. This vulnerability, called Zerologon (CVE-2020-1472), was closed with the security updates of August 2020. Those who have not yet installed this patch should react as soon as possible.

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0patch fixes CVE-2020-1380 in Windows 7/Server 2008 R2

win7 [German]ACROS Security has released a micropatch for the vulnerability CVE-2020-1380 (Internet Explorer scripting engine memory corruption ) for Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 (without ESU license). The vulnerability is now being exploited.

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Windows 10 Version 2004: Update KB4576754 forces new Edge browser install (Sept. 14, 2020)

[German]Microsoft has begun rolling out the new Chromium-based Edge Browser on systems with Windows 10 version 2004 on Sept. 14, 2020. A re-release of update KB4576754 pushed this browser again to consumer systems.

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Google sends out invitations for Sept. 30, 2020

Google yesterday sent out invitations to a hardware event for the end of September 2020 to the press. The event will run under the motto ‘Launch Night In – Made By Google’ and is scheduled to take place on September 30 at 11 a.m. Pacific time.

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Data leak at online shop windeln.de

[German]German online shop windeln.de operated an insecure Elastic-Search server so that the personal data of 700,000 customers could be accessed via Internet. Here are details what I know so far (what the security researcher has told me).

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