Tag Archives: App

Windows 10/11: Microsoft installs Spotify app without user consent (Sept. 2022)

[German]Last week users running Windows 10 or Windows 11 went into trouble. Microsoft decided to install Spotify on many user systems, regardless of whether users wanted it or not. In addition, Spotify starts automatically when Windows is subsequently booted – … Continue reading

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SharkBot Trojan in the Play Store – "Antivirus apps" risk

[German]The SharkBot banking Trojan has reappeared in the Google Play Store, disguised as an antivirus and cleaner app. Security researchers from CyberNews write: Android users should think twice before downloading free apps to clean their phones and "protect" them from … Continue reading

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

Android TikTok app: Microsoft finds 1-click vulnerability that allowed account takeover

[German]Microsoft has discovered a dangerous vulnerability in the TikTok app for Android that allowed user accounts to be compromised with a single click. In the meantime, this vulnerability in the TikTok app for Android has been closed. Advertising

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Google-free Threema Libre as Android app

A small note for users of the messenger Threema. The developers are very privacy-conscious and do not use any software libraries from Google or third-party providers in their app. In the meantime, the app is also available for FDroid. So … Continue reading

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Android app Outlook-Light released

[German]There had been speculation about a slimmed-down Outlook Light app for Android devices for some time. Now, Microsoft has officially introduced this app, which is intended for weak Android devices. Currently, however, this variant is not intended for Germany or … Continue reading

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Windows 10: Barco ClickShare breaks start menu, OneDrive, Outlook and Store apps

[German]Today another finding from the internet about Windows 10 (11) troubleshooting, where the error was caused by an app. Suddenly the Windows Start menu stopped working, OneDrive reported an error, and Outlook was also causing problems. At the end of … Continue reading

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Flubot Android Trojan infrastructure shut down by Europol

[German]The Android banking Trojan Flubot caused major damage to victims on Android systems since 2021. The last major campaign was reported a few days ago. Now Europol seems to have managed to shut down the infrastructure of the Flubot Android … Continue reading

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Microsoft finds vulnerabilities in apps from major mobile providers (May 2022)

[German]The Microsoft 365 Defender Research Team has found some vulnerabilities in a mobile framework from mce Systems. The problem: This framework is used by some apps that mobile providers deliver preinstalled on their smartphones. Thus, millions of users were vulnerable … Continue reading

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Windows 10 update KB5015019 (5/19/2022) fixes app install error 0xC002001B

[German]The April and May 2022 cumulative updates could cause error 0xC002001B to occur on Windows 10 20H2 – 21H2 when installing apps from the Store. In addition, there were cases where the apps stopped launching. Microsoft released unscheduled updates on … Continue reading

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Microsoft renames Windows/Android Apps "Your Phone" etc.

[German]Microsoft ships with Windows 10/11 an app for communication between Android and Windows. This allows the screen of certain Android devices to be displayed on a Windows 10 system and the smartphone to be accessed. In a new blog post, … Continue reading

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