Tag Archives: App

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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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 ...

Vulnerability CVE-2022-22988 in Western Digital EdgeRover desktop application allows admin privileges (macOS, Windows)

[German]I'm posting this briefly here on the blog because people in the readership may be using Western Digital's EdgeRover desktop application on macOS or Windows. The vulnerability CVE-2022-22988 in older versions of the app allows attackers to gain elevated privileges … Continue reading

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Facestealer Trojan from Google Play Store app 'Craftsart Cartoon Photo Tools' steals Facebook credentials

[German]Security researchers from Pradeo have discovered an Android app Craftsart Cartoon Photo Tools in the Google Play Store. It is infected with the well-known Facestealer Trojan and 100,000 people have downloaded the app onto their devices. The Trojan steals Facebook … Continue reading

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Malware in Android apps (Example GriftHorse)

[German]Android Malware has become one of the most problematic security issue in 2020/2021. Actually, I could write about malware-infected apps almost every day. Today, I'd like to share a case from a few days ago about the so-called GriftHorse malware, … Continue reading

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App 'Life360 Locator' is selling GPS location data since 2016

[German]This is probably a solid scandal – there is an app Life360 – Familie suchen, which is also available on Android in Germany has millions of users. The app allows family members to be tracked via their smartphone. Now it … Continue reading

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iOS 15.1 and the slow calendar app

[German]Since Apple released iOS 15.1 for suitable devices (see iOS 15.1 released), users have complained that the devices have become unusable for certain apps. The Calendar app in particular seems to be extremely slow to respond, as users also discuss … Continue reading

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Windows 11: Expired certificates block build-in apps from Nov. 1, 2021

[German]A small addendum for people who already use Windows 11 and are surprised that individual apps suddenly no longer work. Windows 11 is still extremely new, it was only released on October 5, 2021. But on October 31, 2021, a … Continue reading

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Windows 10 and Windows Server 2019: No refresh for Citrix apps

[German]Brief information for administrators who virtualize Citrix apps via Windows Server 2019 on Windows 10. When publishing Virtual Apps on Windows Server 2019 (as well as Windows 10 clients), there is an issue that no refresh is performed in file … Continue reading

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Google is working to fix a bug in clock apps alarm function

[German]There is a bug in Android that causes the clock app to no longer reliably execute alarms. Entered wake-up times are then simply no longer signaled by the app, and the user misses the appointments. Now Google has promised to … Continue reading

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