Tag Archives: Antivirus

Security: AVAST disables JavaScript in AV program

[German]A serious vulnerability in its antivirus solutions has forced the security provider AVAST to disable JavaScript in its products for security reasons. Here are a few details. Advertising

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Security Update for Symantec Endpoint Protection

[German]If someone is using Symantec Endpoint Protection on their Windows clients, the antivirus solution should be updated quickly. This is because older versions have critical security vulnerabilities. Advertising

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Sophos SafeGuard Enterprise and LDAP Channel Binding

[German]A brief information for administrators of Windows systems running Sophos SafeGuard Enterprise. Sophos has published an article that addresses issues related to Microsoft’s planned LDAP channel binding and LDAP signing requirement. Advertising

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Fail: Avira pushes Free Security Suite over Antivirus of paying customers

[German]Antivirus vendor Avira has begun to install its Avira Free Security suite on systems of paying customers with Avira Antivirus Pro (or updated the Free Antivirus product to the Free Security Suite). Here is some information what I know so … Continue reading

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Windows 7 antivirus protection in 2020

[German]In this blog post I like to give a short overview for Windows 7 users who continue to use the operating system and are looking for antivirus software. Advertising

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Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) for Windows 7 receive definition updates after January 14, 2020

[German]Microsoft made an U turn. If you run Windows 7 SP1 after January 14, 2020 and use the Microsoft Security Essentials as antivirus software, you will still receive signature updates (against the previous announcement). Advertising

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Trend Micro WFBS 10.0 SP1: Patch Build 2185 released

[German]Just a brief note: Trend Micro has released Patch Build 2185 for its Worry Free Business Security (TM WFBS) Version 10.0 Service Pack 1. This provides Windows 10 V1909 compatibility and some fixes of know issues. Advertising

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Windows 7: Soon End-of-Life for Microsoft Security Essentials

[German]Just a notification for Windows 7 SP1 users, who are using Microsofts Security Essentials (MSE) as an antivirus solution. Redmond stops updating the Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) soon. MSE is reaching End-of-Life (EOL). Advertising

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Fix for 2 Symantec Endpoint Protection LPE vulnerabilities

[German]Symantec Endpoint Protection had two Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities (LPE), CVE-2019-12757 and CVE-2019-12758, which the company closed in version 14.2 RU2. Advertising

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McAfee patches vulnerability in antivirus products

[German]McAfee had to patch a Local Privlege Escalation (LPE) vulnerability in all editions of its antivirus software for Windows, allowing potential attackers to gain SYSTEM privileges. Advertising

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